Since they entered the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music four years ago as promising freshmen, their every course, rehearsal, lesson, opera performance, concert, recital, audition and even those graduate school interviews have been aiming toward this day – graduation. Now two of Opera Chapman’s most productive and promising stars are just weeks from Commencement. There’s just
I traded sunny California for a very chilly New York City this spring break to attend the annual conference of the Renaissance Society of America. Always a mega-gathering of specialists in Renaissance history, art, literature, and music, this year was bigger than ever, with a printed program weighing in at two and a half pounds
Last fall artist Micol Hebron thought she was procrastinating, dawdling around and avoiding real work as she paged through back issues of Art Forum magazine. On a whim the assistant professor in the Department of Art counted how many of the pricey full-page advertisements placed in the magazine by prominent galleries promoted male artists vs.
Four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally (Master Class, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Ragtime, Love! Valour! Compassion!) will visit Chapman University on Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26, to take part in a two-day symposium examining and celebrating his work. In addition to a public lecture in which McNally will talk about his plays
Soon you can find Bryn Carlson ’12 sitting atop floats at parades or smiling for the camera at ribbon cuttings with San Francisco officials. As the newly-crowned Miss Golden Gate 2014 she’ll wear the glitzy dresses, the sash, the glimmering crown, and never have a hair out of place. She’ll exemplify the traditional qualities of
Urging people to be more creative because the jobs of the future will be in creative industries or require the problem-solving skill of inventive thinkers, is not helpful, says Patrick Fuery, Ph.D., dean of the Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences. It needs to be taught and practiced. That’s why Wilkinson College is hosting
Nobel Laureate, human rights activist and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel returns to Chapman University next week for his fourth annual visit with students and faculty. Wiesel’s week at Chapman is one of the yearly highlights among the scholarly activities, lectures and events hosted by The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education, one of the university’s premier
The digital revolution is reshaping American society as drastically as the industrial revolution did more than a century ago, destroying established practices and offering fresh possibilities. Seven nationally known authors, editors and journalists will explore how journalism and its practitioners can exploit technology’s potential while preserving and advancing democratic values in an April 16 symposium
Best-selling novelist Karen Joy Fowler and alumnus Kevin Staniec ’01 will be among the all-star guest authors, poets, editors and publishers participating in the Chapman University Creative Writing Program’s Pub(lishing) Crawl and Book Signing on Tuesday, April 8, from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. The “crawl” will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Argyros
Harry Ufland, a professor in Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, organized a casting and actors panel to introduce students to the importance of casting in the filmmaking process. On the panel were casting directors Jane Jenkins and Roger Mussenden, acting teacher Stephanie Feury, and David Ward, a professor in Dodge College.