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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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Continuing Education Faculty

Michael Polvani

Michael Polvani is an animation veteran with over 28 years of professional experience. Mr. Polvani has worked at a wide variety of studios including Walt Disney Feature Animation, Chuck Jones Film Productions, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Warner Brothers Feature Animation, and many others. He has worked on a number of animated productions including feature films, TV series, TV commercials, video games, independent films, theme parks, music videos, and websites. Mr. Polvani has worked on such projects as The Iron Giant, The Little Mermaid, Hercules, Cats Don’t Dance, The Simpsons Movie, The Simpsons Television Show, The Chronicles of Narnia – the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Mighty B!, The Hi Hi Puffy Ami Yumi Show, Stuart Little Part 2, The Prince and the Pauper, Mighty Joe Young, Oliver & Company, and An American Tail.

2016 Summer Session course(s) instructed by Michael Polvani:
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