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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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S.A. Bachman

S.A. Bachman
Senior Lecturer
Education: 

MFA Tyler School of Art

BFA Arizona State Univ.

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Socially engaged artist, educator and Co-founder of the THINK AGAIN collaborative. Bachman’s photo-text works manipulate popular media representations to reveal conformity, hegemony and sexism. THINK AGAIN recruits art in the service of public address and expects something political from art. Utilizing billboards, projections and interventions, they seek to prompt the political imagination, challenge indifference and dissolve the boundary between critique and action. Recent work interrogates: the criminalization of undocumented workers; queer memory; political brutality; and the correspondence between militarism and rape. THINK AGAIN has gift-distributed tens of thousands of posters, postcards and books worldwide. Exhibits: Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona (Spain), Institute Contemporary Art (Boston, Philadelphia,) and Alternative Museum (NY). Awards: National Endowment for the Arts, Massachusetts Cultural Council and LEF Foundation. Publications: Artforum, Social TextReframings: New Feminist PhotographiesGraphic Agitation 2 and A Brief History of Outrage: THINK AGAIN.

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