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Center for American War Letters


Annette Bening to star in Chapman University’s production of If All the Sky Were Paper, June 7

May 16, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

Updated info: there is a special $10 off discount for Chapman, family and friends. It is: SKY2017 at this link: www.centertheatregroup.org/promo  Chapman University, in association with Lexikat Artists and legendary actress Annette Bening will star with a notable ensemble cast including 2017 Daytime Emmy winner Kate Mansi in a one-night only performance of the war letter

Finding humanity in the digital process A graduate student reflects on the surprising discoveries made transcribing 'threads of time' from soldiers' lives

October 4, 2016 by Cory Rasmussen (MFA '17) | Campus Life

How do you share war correspondence from generations of U.S. service people with scholars around the world? You digitize the letters. That’s just one assignment in a graduate level digital humanities course taught by Jana Remy, Ph.D., Associate Director of Digital Scholarship. It’s a scholarly process that uses computers but can’t be done by technology

‘They’re part of my dad’ One family's forgotten World War II letters find a new home in Chapman's historical archive

March 3, 2016 by | Campus Life

The 300-plus wartime letters in the tattered cardboard box traveled fairly well in their time, on mail trains, some across an ocean, through family homes and finally into a forgotten corner. But while cleaning out his late father’s home, David Allison and his wife Diane discovered that box of wartime correspondence written by David’s late