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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.

  • 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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art history

Otis Art History 01 - Prehistoric Cave Paintings

From the Caves to Romanticism, take a journey through centuries of art and learn about the role of art in culture and the place of the artist in society. This series of five-minute podcasts from Otis College of Art and Design features sumptuous images and informative texts. Presented by Dr. Jeanne Willette, faculty at Otis College of Art and Design.

Modern Genius MOOC offered

"The Modern Genius: Art and Culture in the 19th Century" is a massive online open course (MOOC) in art history taught by Liberal Arts and Sciences Professor of Art History Dr. Parme Giuntini. Learn through video podcasts and reading how artists such as Monet, Manet, Picasso and van Gogh radically reshaped visual culture, issuing in modernity. Begins Sept 23.

Art History Elective

*This course may be taken in either fall or spring semester.

ART HISTORY AND THEORY ELECTIVES AHCS310

Course offerings vary each semester. Students may choose from the following offerings:

 

Fashion Culture: Fashion in Social Space

This course critically examines the way in which fashion is an embodied activity that is embedded with social relations. Emphasis is on the formation of identity through fashion’s articulation of the body, gender, and sexuality.

 

Art History Elective

*This course may be taken in either fall or spring semester.

ART HISTORY AND THEORY ELECTIVES AHCS310

Course offerings vary each semester. Students may choose from the following offerings:

 

Fashion Culture: Fashion in Social Space

This course critically examines the way in which fashion is an embodied activity that is embedded with social relations. Emphasis is on the formation of identity through fashion’s articulation of the body, gender, and sexuality.

 

Art History Elective

*This course may be taken in either fall or spring semester.

ART HISTORY AND THEORY ELECTIVES - AHCS310
Course offerings vary each semester. Students may choose from the following offerings:

Fashion Culture: Fashion in Social Space - This course critically examines the way in which fashion is an embodied activity that is embedded with social relations. Emphasis is on the formation of identity through fashion’s articulation of the body, gender, and sexuality.

Art History Elective

*This course may be taken in either fall or spring semester.

ART HISTORY AND THEORY ELECTIVES AHCS310

Course offerings vary each semester. Students may choose from the following offerings:

 

Fashion Culture: Fashion in Social Space

This course critically examines the way in which fashion is an embodied activity that is embedded with social relations. Emphasis is on the formation of identity through fashion’s articulation of the body, gender, and sexuality.