1. November 13, 2009 @ The Founder's Room in the USC Galen Center

    Set up through the MDA Steering Committee and Dr. Sadie Moore

    A candid conversation with MDA professors Drs. Warren Bennis and Steven Sample

    MDA 365: The Art and Adventure of Leadership
    1996 – 2009

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  2. HMG covered this special poetry reading featuring poets Imani Tolliver and Douglas Kearney.

    November 15, 2009 @ 3 p.m.

    Established in 1980, The Valley Contemporary Poets Reading Seriesis a non-profit organization, committed to the cultivation and advancement of poetry in the San Fernando Valley. The VCP continues to produce readings and events with prominent, highly acclaimed poets and to nurture, encourage and develop fresh voices.

    Imani Tolliver is a poet, visual artist, educator and an advocate of the arts. Her poetry has been recognized by a Lannon Literary Fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library and the John J. Wright Literary Award at Howard University. She has been a consultant for several museums, educational institutions and has been honored with a Certificate of Appreciation by the City of Los Angeles for her work as a promoter, host and publicist in support of the literary arts in Southern California and served as the 2007/2008 Poet Laureate for the Watts Towers Arts Center in Los Angeles, California. She has been a featured poet across the country, including the Nuyorican Poet’s Café, the Smithsonian Institution, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, The World Stage Performance Gallery, University of Southern California , California State University at Long Beach , and the Los Angeles Central Library.Imani also volunteers and marches in support of the vibrant and beautiful LGBT community of which she is wholly and happily a part.

    Douglas Kearney is an L.A.-based poet, performer, librettist and teacher. His writing has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies. He has been a featured performer across the country and on the radio. His libretto work has earned collaborations with a number of great artists in experimental and traditional theater and opera. One such collaboration, a sci-fi concert theater piece called Sucktion, composed with Anne LeBaron, earned a MAP Fund grant. He is a Cave Canem graduate and received an MFA from CalArts where he currently teaches African American Studies. His first full-length collection, Fear, Some (Red Hen Press) is available. His second full-length collection of poems, The Black Automaton, is Catherine Wagner's National Poetry Series selection and will be published by Fence Books in fall, 2009. Douglas Kearney was honored with a Whiting Writers Award in 2008.

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  3. HMG covered this special poetry reading featuring poets Imani Tolliver and Douglas Kearney.

    November 15, 2009 @ 3 p.m.

    Established in 1980, The Valley Contemporary Poets Reading Seriesis a non-profit organization, committed to the cultivation and advancement of poetry in the San Fernando Valley. The VCP continues to produce readings and events with prominent, highly acclaimed poets and to nurture, encourage and develop fresh voices.

    Imani Tolliver is a poet, visual artist, educator and an advocate of the arts. Her poetry has been recognized by a Lannon Literary Fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library and the John J. Wright Literary Award at Howard University. She has been a consultant for several museums, educational institutions and has been honored with a Certificate of Appreciation by the City of Los Angeles for her work as a promoter, host and publicist in support of the literary arts in Southern California and served as the 2007/2008 Poet Laureate for the Watts Towers Arts Center in Los Angeles, California. She has been a featured poet across the country, including the Nuyorican Poet’s Café, the Smithsonian Institution, Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, The World Stage Performance Gallery, University of Southern California , California State University at Long Beach , and the Los Angeles Central Library.Imani also volunteers and marches in support of the vibrant and beautiful LGBT community of which she is wholly and happily a part.

    Douglas Kearney is an L.A.-based poet, performer, librettist and teacher. His writing has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies. He has been a featured performer across the country and on the radio. His libretto work has earned collaborations with a number of great artists in experimental and traditional theater and opera. One such collaboration, a sci-fi concert theater piece called Sucktion, composed with Anne LeBaron, earned a MAP Fund grant. He is a Cave Canem graduate and received an MFA from CalArts where he currently teaches African American Studies. His first full-length collection, Fear, Some (Red Hen Press) is available. His second full-length collection of poems, The Black Automaton, is Catherine Wagner's National Poetry Series selection and will be published by Fence Books in fall, 2009. Douglas Kearney was honored with a Whiting Writers Award in 2008.

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  4. "Going for Broke: Governance and the Fiscal Crisis"

    November 12, 2009 @ the USC Galen Center - Founder's Room

    Panelists - John Chiang, William T. Fujioka, Daniel A Mazmanian, Dowell Myers, Bernard Parks, Fred Silva,

    Hosts - Jack Knott, Thomas S. Sayles

    # vimeo.com/7792272 Uploaded
  5. November 13, 2009 @ The Founder's Room in the USC Galen Center

    Set up through the MDA Steering Committee and Dr. Sadie Moore

    A candid conversation with MDA professors Drs. Warren Bennis and Steven Sample

    MDA 365: The Art and Adventure of Leadership
    1996 – 2009

    # vimeo.com/7758367 Uploaded

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