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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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User Login Information

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See also: Usernames and Passwords


All students, faculty and staff must use their Xnumber and Password to login to any computer in the labs, classrooms, library and SRC. This system allows Academic Computing to more efficiently monitor access to campus computers and maintain the systems for maximum usability.

Your X-number identifies you as a current student or employee. It is located on your student ID and available from the Registration Office on the 2nd floor of Ahmanson Hall. Your password is generated automatically when you register and is mailed to you before school begins. If you do not have your password you may also retrieve it from the Registration Office by presenting a picture ID.

My X-number would not log me in?

a) Make sure you are including letter X before your number (ex. X200?????) and try to login few times.
b) Check if the network cable (it looks like a phone cable) is plugged in the back.
c) If that does not work, restart the machine and try one more time before seeking a tech

 

Wireless Access

How can I get my laptop to connect to the OTIS wireless?

Fill out 'MIS NEW USER REQUEST FORM' and bring it along with your laptop to the tech station (Room 401).

How often do I have to get the password for my wireless connection?

Once a year (begining of every fall semester)

Can I access Otis (black & white) laser printers through my laptop?

No, but you can tranfer your file to the Transfer Volume and access your files from another computer.