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Laura Silva

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The Art of Stillness Podcast Series with Pico Iyer

April 6, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is excited to have author Pico Iyer joining us for this exciting Podcast Series, The Purpose of Past Tense on Tuesday, April 17, 6 p.m., at the 1888 Center, 115 N. Orange St. Orange. This podcast is dedicated to commitment and accomplishment. Focused on that movement of

4th Annual Local Government Conference Will California Ever Figure Out How to House Itself?

February 27, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

It’s hard to overstate the challenges posed by today’s California housing crisis. The average price of buying a house is now two-and-a-half times the national average, rents are at historic highs, and the state’s home-ownership rate is the lowest it’s been since the Second World War. But this crisis is even worse, as it impacts

Chapman Italian Studies Presents Cinema and Culture: An Italian Perspective

February 27, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

When movies were first invented, no one took to them with as much style and panache as the Italians did. Italian cinema – from the gates of Rome’s dream factory, the Cinecittà studio, to the colorful, surrealistic visions of Federico Fellini (pictured right), the spaghetti Westerns of Sergio Leone and beyond – has long been

Check out Chapman’s Beyond Human Panel Discussion Interstices Beyond Human: Emotion & AI

January 25, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Artificial intelligence is growing more commonplace in our daily lives but the technology prompts many questions. Will AI take over the world? Should machines even think? Scholars, writers and film producers will explore these questions and more related to the development of artificial intelligence during Beyond Human: Emotion and AI, a free panel discussion at Chapman University on

Parent Spring Summit 2018 Feb. 23 - 24 

January 25, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Registration for Parent Spring Summit is now open! Join us for two-days designed to give parents the information most relevant to their student’s stage in college. Four separate tracks, each pertaining to a specific class year in school, are offered to give you insight on your student’s current experience and how to prepare for the

WordTheatre returns to Chapman with actors Roger Guenveur Smith, Gary Dourdan

January 16, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

WordTheatre returns for a sixth season to Chapman University on Monday, Feb. 5, when film and television actors will bring to life the short stories of John Edgar Wideman, a writer widely acclaimed for his work exploring the African-American experience. Acclaimed actors Roger Guenveur Smith (Do The Right Thing, American Gangster, Dope) and Gary Dourdan

My Barrio Murals Application Now Available on iTunes

December 14, 2017 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Wilkinson College is excited to announce that the My Barrio Murals app is now available in the iTunes App Store! “It has truly been a pleasure working with Chapman Computer Science and Graphic Design student, Omar Sherief, on this component of the Getty PST: LA/LA My Barrio: Emigdio Vasquez and Chicana/o Identity in Orange County project. Many,

The Nuclear Crisis, Why We Are in Denial and What to do About it November 8th

October 26, 2017 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Little has changed since Stanley Kubrick made his legendary film “Dr. Strangelove” in the 1960s, and most people still accept – if not love–the bomb. Nukes are presented as security, as a deterrent. Yet accidents, miscalculations, and superpower escalations like the Cuba missile crisis have constantly reaffirmed the dangers of accidental, intentional, or unintended uses

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