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A literary double double Professor Richard Bausch and Ryan Gattis '01 are both shortlisted for Grand American Literature Prize

October 9, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

Not one, but two members of Chapman University’s writing community — and one an alumni to boot — have been shortlisted for the Grand American Literature Prize, an award given by Festival America, a three-day cultural celebration held every two years in Vincennes, France. Just nine authors and their books were selected for the honor

91-year-old alumna Toshi Ito returns to Chapman to help recall “The Legacy of Heart Mountain” Film about infamous Japanese-American internment camp will screen on Thursday, Oct. 1 in Memorial Hall

September 24, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

The Emmy Award-winning documentary filmThe Legacy of Heart Mountain will screen at Chapman University at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 1 in Memorial Hall, in a special-cut edition.  The film, about the infamous internment camp in Wyoming where Japanese Americans and Japanese immigrants to America were forcibly “relocated” during World War II, employs remarkable photographs discovered

“Bordertown,” new animated Fox show from Seth MacFarlane, gets pre-screening at Chapman with consulting producer/alumnus Gustavo Arellano Preview will screen Thursday, Sept. 24 at 6:45 p.m. in Kennedy Hall

September 23, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

“Bordertown,” a new animated series from the comedic mind of Seth MacFarlane, debuts on the Fox network in 2016.  But you can get a special sneak peek at the show — a look at immigration through the eyes of two families who live in a small town on the U.S.-Mexico border — when consulting producer

‘A Country Called Syria’ An exhibition at Leatherby Libraries is a reminder of lives, culture and a future at stake in devastated nation

September 22, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

Maria Khani wears cotton archivist gloves as she arranges the folk art figurines, mother-of-pearl inlays and handcrafted dresses that are among the treasures in her traveling exhibition “A Country Called Syria.” “They protect everything from my hands,” Khani says. But one recent afternoon as she worked with the items in Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries, where

Chapman University awarded $200,000 Grant from European Union to Develop Cultural and Creative Industries Funds Will Support Major International Conference, Scholars-in-Residence and an Incubator Program Related to Key Creative Industries

September 16, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

The European Union has awarded a $200,000 grant to Chapman University to develop Culture and Creative Industries (CCI) on the campus and to encourage their growth and organization in partnership with the EU.  The grant was awarded to Patrick Fuery, Ph.D., dean of Chapman University’s Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, the principal