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Grant Awarded To Dr. Valenzuela Documenting the Amawaka Language

August 1, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $344,690 grant to Dr. Pilar Valenzuela (World Languages and Cultures in Wilkinson College) and Robert Zariquiey for their project, Computational Tool and Corpora Development in Language with Complex Clause-marketing. About the project: The Amawaka are an Indigenous Amazonian people from Peru and Brazil. Their language, also called Amawaka, belongs

What Would Howard* Do? Homeownership and the American Dream: Examining the Past and Plotting a Future

June 26, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

You’re invited to a conference at the University of Southern California (USC), Town and Gown Ballroom, 665 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089 with *Howard Ahmanson Sr., a businessman, philanthropist, and purveyor of the American Dream – Sponsored by Fieldstead and Company. This special event takes place on Wednesday, August 1 starting at 8:30 a.m.

2018 Fall Graduate Workshops Make sure to register!

June 20, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Each semester Wilkinson College offers a variety of workshops for graduate students on topics related to academic, personal, and career development. Graduate Students may register for this 0 credit P/NP class through my.chapman.edu. Course number is GUS 530. Here’s a list of workshops coming up. We hope to see you there! Fall 2018 Graduate Student

2018 Annual Kugelman Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony

May 8, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Last week students were honored at the 2018 Annual Kugelman Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony. Below is a list of the Wilkinson College winners. Congratulations to everyone. Art Department Art History Honors Madeline Anderson, Jessica Bocinski, Brooke Fessler, McKenna Robbie, Manon Wogahn Purcell Award Jessica Bocinski Fine Arts Honors Emma Foss, Haley Hopkins, Gi Ling

Wilkinson’s BURN program is NOW accepting applications Summer Student Researchers Needed!

April 18, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Attention Faculty and Students! Wilkinson’s BURN program is NOW accepting applications for summer student researchers. The  program encompasses both scholarship and creative activity and offers funding to faculty student partnerships that provide students with the opportunity to participate in original research/creative activity, develop their skills, and broaden their knowledge in practical and demonstrable ways. If

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

Defining Mexico’s Drug War Civil War, Counter Insurgency, Or Mafia State?

March 7, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Wilkinson College, along with the History Department, MA Program in War and Society, Religious Studies Department and the Fish Interfaith Center present James Fredrick- on Tuesday, March 27 at 4 p.m. in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel. Mr. Fredrick is a freelance multimedia journalist in Mexico and his talk, Defining Mexico’s Drug War will be

CCI Roundtable with Søren Søeborg Head of Development Cultural Centres in Denmark

March 1, 2018 by | Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Please join us for a very special round-table with Head of Development Cultural Centres in Denmark – Søren Søeborg, on Thursday, March 15, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Beckman Hall 404 – George Bush Conference Center. Mr. Søeborg will be giving a presentation on the Danish and European association (activities, possibilities, development projects, etc.) including

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

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