Radical Sabbatical: Gallery Tally a colorful backdrop for inclusion Project grows to include multiple community discussions on feminism

April 22, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

This weekend wrapped up artist and faculty member Micol Hebron’s wrap-around installation at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) gallery. Hebron literally wall-papered the gallery space with posters from her Gallery Tally project — leaving a partial wall open for attendees who felt inspired to contribute a creation. About 20 people took up the creativity mantle,

Rock great Peter Frampton to speak at Chapman on April 26

April 21, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Legendary rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Peter Frampton will speak about his life and career and engage in an audience Q&A at Chapman University on Tuesday, April 26. The appearance will take place at 4:30 p.m. in Salmon Recital Hall, Bertea Hall 100, and is free and open to the public (space permitting). Seating

WWI: The Myth-Buster Edition on C-SPAN Jennifer Keene's 'Lecture in History' will air Saturday night

April 20, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

What do you think you know about WWI? That the lead-up was totally isolationist, with no American aid until the last minute, then gung-ho to the front lines to certain, immensely-large scales of death? You’d be wrong. Jennifer Keene, Ph.D, professor of history, will be busting these and other myths of The Great War on C-SPAN

Chapman’s new Thompson Policy Institute explores data on autism at its first annual DisAbility Summit, May 3

April 19, 2016 by | Campus Life

Chapman University’s Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) on Disability and Autism will present its findings at the inaugural DisAbility Summit, to be held in Chapman’s new Musco Center for the Arts on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The DisAbility Summit, which will run from 9 a.m. to noon (9-10 a.m. registration and networking; 10 am-noon conference), is

Poetic partnership Chapman University MFA students help local high school teens develop a love for poetry and writing

April 19, 2016 by Robyn Norwood | Arts and Culture

Michelle Ramirez, a senior at Orange High School, stepped to the front of an Argyros Forum lecture hall on a Monday after school. “What a fool I am to have thought I was the only flower in your garden,” she began, reading a poem she wrote about how quickly high school love can fade, and

Chapman’s latest draft of Pub(lishing) Crawl draws crowd Students get up close with authors at annual event

April 15, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

When is a British agent not like an American agent? When it comes to patience, which the British variety have, apparently, more of according to author and alumnus Ryan Gattis ’01. Gattis, as well as authors Pico Iyer, Janna Levin and Gordon McAlpine brought fiction, science and travel together at the annual Pub(lishing) Crawl, organized by the Department

Creator of Deadpool comic character speaks at Chapman High energy discussion of character creation, evolution of a genre, and of course Ryan Reynolds and those ninja skills

April 13, 2016 by | Campus Life

What is the best part of being the creator of the character Deadpool? Orange County native comic book writer and illustrator Rob Liefeld will tell you two words: Job security. Or, geeking out. Or, drawing stuff. Really, it’s all of the above. Liefeld, a friend of Judd Funk, professor at Dodge College of Film and