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    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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Annetta Kapon

Annetta Kapon
Professor and Assistant Chair
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Bio/Affiliation: 

BA Aristotle University, Thessaloniki; BFA Otis; MA University of London; MFA UCLA.

She has had solo exhibitions at Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Armstrong/Schoenheit, French Institute and Zefxis in Greece, Carnegie Mellon University, U.C. Riverside, Southern Exposure in San Francisco and Las Cienegas Projects. Group exhibitions include the 2004 Biennale of Sydney, LACE and several video festivals in Lithuania, Poland, Cambodia, Latvia. She is the recipient of numerous artist residency fellowships, as well as WESTAF, Art Matters, Pollock/Krasner and California Community Foundation grants. Since January 2013 she has managed the Proxy Gallery in Culver City. https://ospace.otis.edu/proxy_gallery

 

AWARDS/HONORS: 

Otis Faculty Development Grants: Fall 2015, Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Fall 2010, Fall 2008, Spring 2005

Otis TLC Technnology Grant: 2007

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