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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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Haiti Bridge

Challenge:
The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic 7.0. It is estimated that about 2 million Haitians have been displaced. Acknowledging that in Los Angeles, we too might experience such a devastating earthquake, students were asked to develop meaningful solutions to bridge gaps between Haitians and themselves.

 

Solution:
Haiti Bridge is a “Conduit of Collaboration” — an inclusive neighborhood model of designing and sharing locally in order to help those in need globally. Our neighborhood works together to create products that project hope and compassion.


For more information, please visit Haiti Bridge.

 

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