By Giulio Ongaro I have had a career as faculty member in musicology, and later as administrator, at three previous institutions in the United States, but I was born and brought up in Venice, Italy, where my upbringing included a lot of exposure to all the performing and visual arts. I have spent the last
At the start of the semester, Muzammil Siddiqi, Ph.D., told the 19 Chapman University students in his Religious Studies course that beyond discussions of what constitutes a true religion, he wanted them to know “what is true about Islam.” Now he wants everyone to know what is false about the terrorists who killed 130 people
Aspiring fiction writers may apply for a once-in-a-lifetime free writers’ workshop led by renowned, award-winning author Richard Bausch at Chapman University.
Archie is not a human. He’s a cheerful little robot with a digital screen for a breastplate. But Archie exists thanks to the human ingenuity of Chapman University graphic design students – and a dash of human error.
Something’s rocking and rolling this weekend at the Waltmar Theater — but it’s not what you think. Try the Greek Chorus of Stones in Sarah Ruhl’s play, Eurydice. For those unfamiliar with the modern retelling of the Greek Orpheus myth, Eurydice, the newly-wed and newly-dead amnesiac heroine, must choose between staying with her father in the
On March 19, 2016, Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts at Chapman University will celebrate its Grand Opening, ushering in a new era for the school’s performing arts and unveiling a new cultural beacon for the region. The Grand Opening celebration will include performances by opera legends Plácido Domingo, Deborah Voigt and Milena Kitic,
Chapman University film production major Nathan Mulroy ’17 has worked his way through 1,001 Movies You Must See Before You Die, discusses cinema history like an academic and watches horror movies with a scholar’s steely nerves. But his heart fluttered just a bit on Tuesday afternoon when the children of screen stars and horror legends
Italian studies students and professors gathered in an excited group on the fourth floor patio of Beckman Hall at Chapman University on a recent warm evening to hear – or make that, watch – a special guest speaker. “What is your favorite gesture?” one student called out to documentary filmmaker Luca Vullo. Vullo thought for
For students interested in studying abroad or photography, the Center for Global Education will be hosting the talk, Through My Eyes: A Foreign Lens, on Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Argyros Forum, Room 201. In addition to a talk by special guest speakers, alumna Karyn Planett ’70 and her husband Geoff
It’s no surprise to anyone who has perused those wistful missed connections posts on Craigslist that there are a whole lot of pining men out there writing them. Those anonymous ad-like messages — “You were the cute girl in the plaid shirt at Starbucks this morning. I was the guy who ordered the no-foam latte”