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Dodge to London to Paris; Back Again

January 31, 2018 by | Travel Courses

“What did you do over the break?” “Nothing, you?” “I saw the actual sets of the Harry Potter movies, touched 100-year-old costumes, and ate escargot.” Over Winter Break a group of students took part in the expansive Film Capitals of the World: London and Paris lead by Professor David Kost. This course offered students the

In Malawi: Coming face-to-face with the stories behind the news

December 13, 2016 by | Travel Courses

Students traveling to Malawi this summer as part of Dodge College’s Destination: Africa documentary program experienced basic challenges—such as learning how to conduct an interview through a translator—and deeper, more significant challenges such as trying to understand why superstition drives some people to murder others to collect their body parts for “good luck.” Their experiences

Bologna is Full of Film History

September 2, 2016 by | Beyond Dodge

Every summer, our students have the amazing opportunity to visit amazing places as part of our travel courses. For the last few years, Dr. Emily Carman has taken a select group of students to Il Cinema Ritrovato, a fantastic, outdoor film festival in Bologna, Italy. The festival, which is organized every summer by the

Venturing into the Warm Heart of Africa

July 21, 2016 by Gabriella Pinel | Beyond Dodge

It’s unquestionable that traveling 10,194 miles away to Malawi, Africa on a documentary expedition is bound to be the experience of a lifetime. When we embark on these sorts of journeys it feels as if there should be one defining moment, one instance, in which our lives are changed forever. But if I’ve learned anything

Networking In New York

May 20, 2016 by Meagan O'Shea | Beyond Dodge

Now in its fifth year, Professor Pete Weitzner’s Networking in New York and D.C. course connects students interested in a broadcast journalism/producing-for-the-news career with top-level alums working for all the major networks. This year’s excursion saw the addition of four new experiences: The Wendy Williams Show , The Nightly Show , ESPN, and a tour

Aloha From Outside Hollywood: Hawai’i!

January 28, 2016 by | Academics

It’s not every day you get to visit Hawai’i. It’s not every day that you get to visit Hawai’i as part of your education, either! But, students in Kiki Terasaki’s Outside Hollywood: Hawai’i interterm class got to experience just that! Aside from enjoying the gorgeous weather and surfing in the Pacific, the students were

Chapman Students Travel to Busan

December 11, 2015 by Dodge College Staff | Academics

Each year for the past few years, Chapman students have traveled with Professor Nam Lee to the Busan International Film Festival to get a taste of Asian cinema and culture. There, they see the works of Korean masters like Park Chan-Wook and Bong Joon-Ho, as well as films from China and other parts of Asia,

The Value of Education – Destination Laos

September 1, 2015 by Bryce Cyrier | Beyond Dodge

EDITOR’S NOTE: When I was looking for students to write about their experiences abroad this summer, one name kept coming up over and over again, from students who took the class to Associate Dean Michael Kowalski. “You have to get Bryce,” they all said. “He is a great story teller, and write something great!”

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