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  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

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Organizer Tool

Step-By-Step Instructions to Use the e-Portfolio Organizer Tool

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Go to O-Space.

Log into O-Space

  • Select ePortfolio
  • Go to "Portfolio Tools"
  • From drop down menu, select "Organize"
  • You will see a screen broken into two columns
  • On the left column you will see an outline of the ePortfolio you first selected.

Note: S = Section; P = Page; M = Module.

  • As you hover your mouse cursor over each outline item you will see a red "copy" or "preview" option appear

 

To Move Content Within One e-Portfolio

  • Select item to be moved, click once with left mouse button and hold down
  • Drag the ePortfolio item where you want it to go in the outline, go slow
  • Release the mouse button

Note: The page will need to refresh before you can move another item.

  • When done, select "Return to ePortfolio"

 

To Move Content Between Two e-Portfolios

  • On the right column, select the second ePortfolio from the drop down menu

Note: Always make a copy before moving the content.

  • Click once on the section, page or module you wish to move
  • Select "copy"

Note: We recommend you copy before moving in case anything is lost accidentally.

  • The page will need to refresh - Be Patient!
  • Once the page reloads, click once on item with left mouse button and hold down
  • Drag the item to where you want it to appear in the second ePortfolio

Note: You can move items from the left outline to the right or vice versa.

  • Release mouse button
  • Let the webpage refresh
  • When done moving items, select "return to ePortfolio"