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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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lyndaCampus is the new Lynda.com, launching in late March 2014.

All students, faculty, and staff have free access to Lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts. By registering for an Otis lyndaCampus account, you can access more than 1,400 training videos on a broad range of subjects, including business skills, photography, design, music and video, home computing, animation, and web design and development. New courses are added every week. Exercise files let you follow along with the instruction as you learn, and bookmarks help you keep track of what you’d like to watch.
 

Getting Started

Register for your Otis lyndaCampus account:

  1. Go to the Otis lyndaCampus log-in page. If you are using a campus computer, or connected to an Otis WiFi network, you will be taken directly to iplogin.lynda.com. Otherwise you will be asked to enter your Otis email credentials to verify that you are a current member of the Otis community.
  2. Click the Create a Profile button.
  3. Enter your full Otis email address as your username, e.g., jotis@student.otis.edu or kotis@otis.edu.
  4. Create a lynda.com password. This should not be the same as your Otis email password nor PIN. We recommend that passwords be at least eight characters and include a letter and a number.
  5. Complete your profile and click log in.

Once your Otis lyndaCampus account has been created, you can useyou will be able to access Lynda.com at http://iplogin.lynda.com (on campus), the Otis lyndaCampus log-in page (off campus), or from anywhere at http://www.lynda.com. For the mobile apps, use the simple Log In option.

Download the User Registration Guide [PDF]

If you already have a personal Lynda.com account associated with your Otis email address, you may be eligible for a partial refund. Contact lynda.com‘s Customer Service for details. If you have a lynda account associated with a non-Otis email address, you can contact lynda.com‘s Customer Service to have your account history transferred to your new Otis lyndaCampus account, if desired.

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Mobile Access

Access the lynda.com library 24/7 - even from your iPhone, iPad, Android device, or mobile phone - and watch entire courses or single tutorial videos as you need them.

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