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Chapman to offer students and researchers 24/7 access to USC Shoah Visual History Archive

September 23, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries is partnering through ProQuest with the Visual History Archive (VHA) from USC Shoah Foundation to offer a fully streaming video collection of 53,000 primary-source testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide, the University and USC Shoah Foundation jointly announced today. “Chapman is the first institution in California to purchase the Visual

Chapman faculty selected for prestigious Paris Fellowship

September 20, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Anna Leahy, Ph.D., associate professor of English and director of the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity , and Doug Dechow, Ph.D., digital humanities and science librarian at Leatherby Libraries, have been awarded a Visiting Fellowship at The American Library in Paris from October 8 to November 8. While there Leahy will speak on “Reading

Musco Center for the Arts Announces 24 Added Performances The Center's inaugural season expands

September 15, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts at Chapman University has added 24 new performances to its first full season of visiting performers and ensembles, Richard T. Bryant, the Center’s executive director, announced today. Musco Center’s  Inaugural Season, from September 2016 through April 2017, will feature a wide and varied range of performers,

‘Twilight Saga’ and ‘Glee’ actors to be featured as WordTheatre returns to Chapman

September 9, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Acclaimed actors Vanessa Lengies (Glee) and Jackson Rathbone (Twilight Saga) will bring to life the award-winning stories of author Brian Doyle when WordTheatre returns to Chapman University on Monday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in Chapman’s Fish Interfaith Center. The Supa Lowery Bros band will also appear, playing an original jazz score composed by Jonathan

New chair in Department of Dance arrives with energy in motion

September 9, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Like us, you’ve probably noticed a lot of new faculty and staff on campus. To get us all acquainted, we’re introducing this occasional series of brief interviews highlighting some of the new faces of Chapman. Welcome! Julianne O’Brien laughs about the idea of choreographing a dance chronicling her cross-country road trip from Massachusetts to Chapman

World-Premiere Documentary Launches Rodgers Center’s 2016-2017 Schedule of Holocaust Education Events

August 26, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

In Jon Kean’s 2007 documentary Swimming in Auschwitz, six women — all from different countries and diverse backgrounds — shared their harrowing and unforgettable stories of surviving Auschwitz, the infamous WWII Nazi death camp in Poland.  Chapman University’s Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education will welcome filmmaker Kean to the campus on Tuesday, September 13, to