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See an Oscar nominee – for free!

February 8, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Ever wonder where the food you eat really comes from? Do you really want to know, because “You’ll never look at dinner the same way.” That’s the tag line for the 2010 Oscar-nominated documentary, Food, Inc. You can decide for yourself at a special screening of the documentary on  Thursday (Feb. 11) at 7:30 p.m.

Explore modern L.A. architecture via blog

February 8, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Emily Bills, Ph.D., adjunct faculty member in architecture, Department of Art, reports: “Last Fall 2009 my class visited a number of canonical architectural and urban sites as part of our course ‘The History of Los Angeles Architecture.’ Some of our experiences, conversations, and discoveries are documented on a course blog and we would like to

Celebrate the big movie awards with us!

February 7, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

You know the ones we mean.  Yup, those.  (The ones we can’t name because Golden Boy and his minions will sue us.  But it rhymes with “Hoscar.”  They announced the nominations last week!  CLICK HERE for list.)  Now get ready to celebrate the glitz and glamor at Chapman on March 7 (Sunday) at the “Red Carpet, Black

Digital activism and Vietnam

February 2, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Viet Tan, the Asian Pacific Law Student Association and the Vietnamese American Law Student Association will present “Digital Activism: A Tool for Change in Vietnam”   — a seminar on how activists are using the Internet and social media to challenge authoritarian regimes around the world  — on Feb. 27-28 (Saturday and Sunday)  at Chapman.  According

Fowles Literary Forum focuses on Israeli, Jewish and Arab writers

January 24, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s John Fowles Center for Creative Writing celebrates the 13th anniversary of the John Fowles Literary Forum Visiting Writers Series with  readings by six prominent Israeli, Jewish and Arab authors beginning with Rabih Alameddine  on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.  Mark Axelrod, Ph.D., professor of English at Chapman University and director of the John

Help Chapman student land reporting gig at Oscars!

January 23, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman senior broadcast major (and Miss City of Orange!) Rachel Berry is among  10 national finalists  vying for a gig as a student correspondent reporter at the Oscars on March 7. She and her cameraman/classmate Christian Hartnett need Chapman’s support to make it to the red carpet,  though!  CLICK HERE to check out her video

Helping to rebuild New Orleans

January 23, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

They fell in love with a city, its people and plight. More than four years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, 11 Chapman students dedicated a week in January to help with the rebuilding efforts that are still being carried out in the city. Enrolled in LEAD 325 (a leadership experiential learning laboratory for the

‘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