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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates
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    Closed for the Holiday.

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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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David Le Vey

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"Costume design uses the language of fashion to create characters, and to place them with great precision and delicacy into the visual and emotional landscape, and the social context, of a specific time and place. Clothes express infinite shadings of personality, from the broadest strokes to the subtlest suggestion; they tell a story. A costume designer is a psychologist, a detective, a diplomat, a social historian, but above all an artist and a collaborator; an artist whose medium is fabric, movement, form, color, texture, light and shadow; and whose work, in concert with actors, directors, cinematographers and production designers, brings characters dramatically and cinematically to life in a tangible, recognizable celluloid world."


Soon after graduating from Fashion Design in 1987, David was recommended for a job as assistant costume designer on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. His unique and thoughtful approach to clothing has served him well a busy costume designer for such feature films as Hoffa, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Legends of the Fall, Titanic, Wild Wild West, and Minority Report.
 

 

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