‘Conrad Under California Skies’

January 18, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The often pessimistic Joseph Conrad, author of such dark and prophetic works as Nostromo and Heart of Darkness, might have found it mildly ironic that a group of academics was studying him in the brightness of a Southern California winter. Last week, more than 40 scholars from 10 countries met at Chapman for “Conrad Under

English Department’s Mark Axelrod receives Fulbright

January 12, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Mark Axelrod, Ph.D., director of the John Fowles Center for Creative Writing and professor of English at the Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholars Fellowship to teach screenwriting at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Dr. Axelrod has received many writing awards, including two United

SLIDESHOW: A look at COP15

January 10, 2010 by | Science and Health

Chapman’s team of scholars, which blogged live from the UN Climate Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen, Denmark, was among the thousands of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) attending along with delegates from 192 nations. Here’s a look at what they saw: [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.915112&w=425&h=350&fv=host%3Dpicasaweb.google.com%26captions%3D1%26hl%3Den_US%26feat%3Dflashalbum%26RGB%3D0x000000%26feed%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fpicasaweb.google.com%252Fdata%252Ffeed%252Fapi%252Fuser%252FChapmanUniversityPR%252Falbumid%252F5423414523587616977%253Falt%253Drss%2526kind%253Dphoto%2526hl%253Den_US]