Looking ahead to "Hedda Gabler"

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Challenge your intellect on Saturday, February 20 at 10:30 a.m. by attending a lively and engaging “talkback” question and answer soireé with Tamiko Washington, associate professor of theatre and director of the acclaimed Henrik Ibsen play Hedda Gabler , showing in the Waltmar Theatre March 13-19. Join Professor Washington and her cast at the Orange


"Dark Matter" screening/discussion: How to help troubled students

February 17, 2010 by | Campus Life

You are cordially invited to attend a FREE SCREENING of the theatrical film “Dark Matter,” starring Meryl Streep, Liu Ye and Aidan Quinn, this Thursday, Feb. 18 in the Folino Theatre, Marion Knott Studios, at 2:30 p.m.   We invite students and faculty to attend the movie and participate in a discussion about the themes.  The discussion will be filmed


Ooh-la-la! French Film Festival coming Feb. 26-27

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman’s French language program in the Department of Languages, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will present a festival of French films next Friday and Saturday in the Irvine Lecture Hall, so mark your calendars now if you love Gallic cinema!   These are some impressive, highly acclaimed films, too, so the planners are not


Want a half-price lunch?

February 17, 2010 by | Campus Life

This Thursday, Feb. 18 is Commuter Day at the dining commons in the Sandhu Residence Center.  So if you drive, bike, walk or otherwise transit from home to Chapman (which is pretty much all of us who don’t live here!), your excellent lunch in the commons will be HALF PRICE that day!  Have you visited


Chapman Partners with Museum of Tolerance "Mendez" Event

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Are you aware that Orange County played a pivotal role in the civil rights movement of the 1940s?  Many people know about desegregation as it happened in the American South, but a groundbreaking exhibition at the Museum of Tolerance (MOT) in Los Angeles shares the story of the landmark struggles of Latino families in Southern


VIDEO: Prof. Slayton Portrays FDR

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Prof. Robert Slayton, Ph.D., of Chapman’s Department of History, portrayed President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the second of the “A Night With…” presentations, presented by Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, on Feb. 8.  Enjoy a clip of his fascinating performance: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ub34HI6WQEg]


The art of sharing Chapman's permanent collection

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

The Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art has 11 new friends. No, not on Facebook — on campus. Art-loving members of the American Association of University Women got an up-close look at some of the more than 400 works in the Chapman collection during a tour on Monday. Curator Maggi Owens and assistant


Professor visits Cuba: "Journey of rediscovery" with his family

February 17, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Daniel Wellman, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry in the Schmid College of Science, traveled to Cuba with his family last month and shares his journey here.  It’s a rare and fascinating trip — it is still relatively difficult to get permission to travel to Cuba from the U.S.; Dr. Wellman, whose wife is Cuban, falls into


Can digital activism speed change in Vietnam?

February 17, 2010 by | Business and Law

The fight for social justice and political change is alive and well in the digital age. That’s the message of a seminar called Digital Activism: A Tool for Change in Vietnam, to be held Feb. 27-28 at Chapman. Young activists in Iran, Moldova and elsewhere around the world are using the Internet to challenge authoritarian