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John Fowles Literary Series spotlights South American writers

February 11, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

This year, the spring 2016 edition of Chapman University’s John Fowles Literary Series, hosted by the John Fowles Center for Creative Writing in the Department of English, Wilkinson College for the Humanities and Social Sciences, focuses on four distinguished creative artists from Argentina and Brazil: Pedro Mairal (Argentina), Andrés Neuman (Argentina), André Klotzel (Brazil), and Ángela Pradelli (Argentina). The speakers

Meet mystic ‘Julian of Norwich’ in one-woman show by actress Linda Loving

February 11, 2016 by Michael Wimberley '16 | Arts and Culture

After years of touring the United States, a dramatic one-woman show that celebrates the life and teachings of 14th Century mystic Julian of Norwich will be featured at the Wallace All Faiths Chapel on Monday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Julian of Norwich, a dramatic monologue performed by actress and writer Rev. Linda Loving, highlights

Improving local government to be focus at annual Chapman conference

February 4, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s Department of Political Science will present its second annual Local Government Conference, “Reimagining Local Government,” on Thursday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Keynote speaker will be Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State. Expert panelists and moderators will examine why local government matters, even as Washington tends to command more media

Students cover the field of sports journalism in interterm course

January 29, 2016 by Emily Ekman '17 | Arts and Culture

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey took the time out of his training schedule to visit a Chapman University sports journalism class on Wednesday, Jan. 20. His cheerful demeanor and excitement to share his career and experiences with students was met with eagerness and admiration. Harvey was just of several special guest speakers who spoke

University Singers concert tour is over, but the message of sweet lyrics sings on

January 28, 2016 by The Rev. Nancy Brink, Director of Church Relations | Arts and Culture

The University Singers’ interterm concert tour always leaves its listeners thinking. In her essay the Rev. Nancy Brink, director of church relations, reflects on the sweet comfort of one song in particular. DULCET, adjective, (especially of sound) sweet, soothing. Dulcet. It is not a word you hear every day. But in the finale number of

We really hope you Tweet this story A documentary based on faculty member Martin J. Smith's 'The Wild Duck Chase' will premiere at Slamdance

January 15, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

The Million Dollar Duck, a documentary based on the book The Wild Duck Chase, written by Department of English faculty member Martin J. Smith, premieres Jan. 24 at the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Like Smith’s book, the film explores the peculiar world of competitive duck painting as it plays out in The