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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates
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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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Toy Design - Plush

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND GOALS

 

Toy Design I is a beginning course in the toy design program, focusing on the design, fabrication and construction of plush toys.  By the end of the semester, students will have a thorough understanding of the Toy Design process within the plush category.  The course emphasis are focused on on creating and executing new concepts from sketches and renderings to a finished illustrated product line designed by the student.  Students will also gain an understanding of product construction methods, materials, market research and market strategies such as line extensions for their concepts.  At the end of the course students will present their final project to professionals in the toy industry.

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