"Vive Haiti" event aims to raise funds, awareness

March 11, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The Chapman University Sociology Department presents “Vive Haiti!” a teach-in benefit that will let audience members learn about the historical, social, and political context of Haiti through performance, film and a lecture.  The event, which takes place Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall, aims to raise both awareness and funds for Haitian earthquake relief.   The lecture will

Join the Chapman Book Club for faculty and staff

March 11, 2010 by | Campus Life

All Chapman faculty and staff are cordially invited to join the Chapman Book Club for invigorating discussions about selected books. You are welcome to bring your lunch to the discussion. Please read the book beforehand and bring it to the discussion with you.  Meetings take place in the Hogan Seminar Room on the fourth floor

TONIGHT: Superpower Illusions

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Tonight at 7 p.m. in the Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall 404,  former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union Jack F. Matlock Jr. gives a talk entitled “Superpower Illusions: How Myths and Ideologies Led America Astray, and How to Return to Reality.”  In it he will demolish myths that have distorted America’s recent foreign policy,

Tabula Poetica: Get your poetry on

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Check out Tabula Poetica’s new website for all things poetry at Chapman University!    http://www.chapman.edu/poetry/  For the launch, the home page features President Doti reading “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T. S. Eliot. And here’s some upcoming poetry news from the club: Join the Department of Languages and others for the 7th Annual

Leatherby Libraries 4th Annual Book Sale is March 18-19

March 10, 2010 by | Campus Life

People we know look forward all year to the Leatherby Libraries’ annual Book Sale, which is coming up on Thursday and Friday, March 18-19.  And with good reason — there are tons of great books at inexpensive prices, not to mention CDs, VHS tapes, DVDs and more. Note that the Thursday sale (10 a.m. to

Race and Racism symposium aims to build bridges, March 15-18

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

With recent racial incidents and unrest on many California campuses fresh in mind, Associated Students and Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences are co-presenting a week-long symposium entitled “Bridging the Divide: A Conversation on Race and Racism in the 21st Century,” March 15-18.   Here’s the schedule: Monday, March 15  – Bush Conference Center, Beckman

Student history confab set for March 20

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

On Saturday March 20, 2010 Alpha Mu Gamma, Chapman’s history honors society chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, will hold its second annual student history conference from 9-3 p.m. This is a completely student-run conference: students have organized the program and are the presenters and commentators. Sessions will run from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. in

Latest issue of CommPost is up!

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

What are Chapman’s talented graphic arts students up to lately?  Find out in the newest issue of the CommPost, the Chapman graphic arts newsletter: http://www.chapman.edu/images/userImages/hstoltz/Page_11951/7_Commpost_f_09.pdf

Honoring two high-wattage heroes of Chapman Radio

March 10, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

If you think the programming on Chapman Radio can be all over the dial, you should hear the stories about how much its studio has moved all around the campus since its launch in 1967. Those tales of a life on the move enlivened a celebration on Wednesday, March 3, just outside the current home