Tuesday, October 27, 2009

August Coppola: a great man who devoted his life to teaching

image via the CRC Blog (link)

Dr. August F. Coppola (16 February 1934- 27 October 2009), Dean of Creative Arts at SFSU, professor of comparative literature, creator of the Tactile Dome at the Exploratorium (Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception) in San Francisco, world traveler who celebrated other cultures and peoples. Son of Carmine and Italia Coppola, brother of Francis Coppola and Talia Shire, father of Christopher Coppola, Marc Coppola and Nicolas Cage, grandfather to six; teacher and inspiration to countless students. Farewell Sir.

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