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Discovering the Transformation of London and Paris through a Travel Course

September 29, 2014 by | History

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” begins Charles Dickens’ in his famous novel, The Tale of Two Cities. Through centuries, London and Paris have undergone dramatic political, social, and economic changes that shape modern life. Monuments, memorials, churches, museums, government ministries, transportation centers, and architecture stand as testaments of

If you do any type of research, then you must read this!

September 26, 2014 by | News

NVivo is a software that helps researchers of all types organize and analyze qualitative and mixed methods data, such as, research, evaluation, or assessment. If this is something you do, then you need to learn about the powerful tools within NVivo that will allow you to manage, review, analyze and efficiently produce results. NVivo will

Building Bridges to Australia

September 17, 2014 by | News

In 2008 I spent a year in Australia as a Fulbright Senior Scholar where I got used to seeing kangaroos on the way to work, and even more importantly lived in a country where the memory of World War I (my area of research expertise) remains strong. I spent the year conducting research to compare

Understanding Discoveries at Cástulo better …

September 5, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

In my last blog post (for the time being), I wanted to discuss some of the extraordinary work being done by my Spanish colleagues at Cástulo. For the most part, these new developments apply to the visualization of objects and of the site itself. These visualizations can help other archaeologists to understand the discoveries made

Film Screening: La Scoperta Dell’Alba (The Discovery of Dawn), Sept. 22

September 3, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the World Language and Cultures Department present a free film screening of “La Scoperta Dell’Alba” (The Discovery of Dawn ) on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Argyros Forum, Room 209 A, followed by a Q&A with the director of the film — Susanna Nicchiarelli.

Rodgers Center Fall Series Opens with Film Screening of “Nicky’s Family”

September 3, 2014 by | News

You’re invited to view, “Nicky’s Family” — the award-winning documentary about Sir Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 Jewish children on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall. Dr. Marilyn Harran, Stern Chair in Holocaust Education and Directory, Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at Chapman University, will introduce the film followed

My Work at Ancient Cástulo … Continued

August 27, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

In this post, I thought it would be nice to discuss some of the special experiences I’ve had since arriving in Spain. They mostly connect in clear ways to my archaeological research or teaching in the art department, but occasionally they just happened to be unusual or extraordinary… Plane flight Early in my time here,

My Work at Ancient Cástulo

August 20, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

This is the third post in a series on my work at ancient Cástulo, in southeastern Spain. (Read my other entries: Faculty Research in Ancient Castulo and Interactions with the Ancient World). In this one, I thought I would describe an average day in the life of an excavation like the one at Cástulo. When

Interactions with the Ancient World

August 4, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

In my first blog post, I described some of the reasons why Cástulo was an important place in antiquity. Now I want to explain what made me want to come here and start a collaboration (future posts will discuss what life is like on an excavation and some of the special experiences I’ve had since

Save The Date! SCCUR 2014: Illuminating Ideas, Nov. 22

July 31, 2014 by | News

This year’s SCCUR Conference will be hosted by CSU Fullerton on Saturday, November 22, 2014. The theme of the conference is “Illuminating Ideas”. The Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research provides a forum for the presentation of the best research, scholarship, and creative activities of undergraduate students in the region, and encourages communication of innovative