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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.

  • 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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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 42


Developing Apps for Mobile Devices (online)


Applications or apps for mobile devices represent an expansive field that mixes interactivity with creativity and blends the lines between the digital and physical environments. In this course, students learn how to create applications for the iOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android operating systems using the Corona Software Development Kit. Students will learn how to write code and create graphics for these mobile platforms. Course examines best practices when writing code, with an emphasis on making programming as accessible as possible for all students and emphasizes an understanding of the internal logic that can be applied to all programming languages. Also covers historical and contemporary examples of successful and unique applications (particularly games). This course will not use XCode, Java or Objective C. Please note: Course takes place completely online in an asynchronous environment. Material will be uploaded weekly on Monday evenings, 7:00pm (Pacific Time). Login information will be forwarded following student registration. Enrollment deadline: Monday, May 25, 2015.

Prerequisites: None

First class materials: Operating system requirements: Mac users – OS X Snow Leopard or higher; PC users – Windows XP or higher


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
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Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
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