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Pulitzer Prize winning Writer Junot Díaz Writer-In-Residence at CalArts

Junot Díaz has been selected as California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) 2017 Katie Jacobson Writer-in-Residence. Díaz, who was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, will work with students in CalArts’ MFA...

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Ranked as America’s top college for students in the arts by Newsweek/The Daily Beast, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) has set the pace for educating professional artists since 1970

Offering rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree programs through six schools—Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music, and Theater—CalArts has championed creative excellence, critical reflection, and the development of new forms and expressions.  As successive...

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CalArts President Steven D. Lavine joined more than 100 other college and university presidents from public and private institutions in signing an open letter to uphold and continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The leaders cite the “moral...

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