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Irreverent Representations: A Conversation with Ryan RedCorn

November 30, 2022 by Lisa Wong ‘25 | News

In recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Month, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently welcomed Native filmmaker Ryan RedCorn (Osage) to speak about his overall experiences in the industry, working as a screenwriter on FX’s Reservation Dogs, and directing his film “Dead Birds Hearts.” While working on his MFA in screenwriting, RedCorn took electives

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Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies

November 30, 2022 by Lisa Wong ‘25 | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences hosted A Night of Remembrance: Honoring America’s Latino Veterans as a part of Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies. Latinx veterans, past and present, who fought for America in the midst of prejudice and during a time when they didn’t receive proper recognition, commemorated

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Career Corner: Career Tips from The Lonely Island’s Jorma Taccone 

November 18, 2022 by Lisa Wong ‘25 | News

Student Takeover: This month Lisa Wong ‘25 (Broadcast Journalism and Documentary major and Visual Journalism/Chinese minors) attended Art Professor Lia Halloran’s conversation with The Lonely Island’s Jorma Taccone on creativity. Listening to Jorma’s career advice and getting the chance to interview him gave Lisa insight on starting a creative career. Lisa shared what she took

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Cemetery Boys: A Fantasy Novel Featuring a Young LGBTQ+ Adult

November 17, 2022 by Hannah Smith | News

The Department of English and Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences welcomed transgender and Latinx author Aiden Thomas to discuss their New York Times Bestseller novel: Cemetery Boys, a fantasy novel featuring a young LGBTQ+ adult. Dr. Renee Hudson (English), recently taught Cemetery Boys in her literature course analyzing the Chicano movement. According

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Faculty Books: Alicia Kozameh, Ofrenda de propia piel 2

November 11, 2022 by | News

  Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences English Professor Alicia Kozameh began writing before she even knew how to read. She remembers being about 3 or 4 years old growing up in Rosario, Argentina and dictating what she needed to express to her mother. Her family sent her to a private teacher at

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Wilkinson College receives Congressional Recognition

November 10, 2022 by David Krausman | News

On November 2, 2022, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences was awarded special recognition for the addition of its Asian American Studies minor program, which will officially launch in fall 2023, as well as its Ethnic Studies initiatives driven by Engaging the World 2022: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies (ETW) initiative. Congressman

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‘I Will Never Be Able to Forget’: George Takei Shares Internment Experience with Chapman

November 9, 2022 by Joy Juedes | News

Actor, author, activist and social media favorite George Takei brought his powerful story of childhood imprisonment during World War II to Chapman University. Takei – perhaps best known as helmsman Hikaru Sulu of “Star Trek” – recounted “the terror of that morning” his family was forced from their home and taken to prison camps, along

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Inspired by Mentors and Indigenous Heritage, She Helps Students Find Their Way

November 8, 2022 by Dennis Arp | News

When Edna (Best) Yokum ’09 introduces herself to strangers, she uses both English and the Indigenous language of her Osage heritage as she embraces the name a tribal elder gave her. “I am Son-se gra Footprints in the Woods,” she says, “from the Grayhorse District of the Osage Nation.” When she was a child, her

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The Kindness of Color: The Story of Two Families

November 2, 2022 by Amy Asmussen | Events

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently welcomed author Janice Munemitsu, whose family was imprisoned in a Japanese American internment camp, and Sylvia Mendez, a plaintiff in the Mendez et al. v. Westminster school desegregation case, as part of Wilkinson’s Engaging the World initiative, Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies. The discussion explored

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Life? or Theater?: A Compilation of Artwork by Charlotte Salomon

November 2, 2022 by Hannah Smith | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education welcomed scholar Monica Bohm-Duchen to speak about Life? or Theater?: a compilation of artwork by Charlotte Salomon, a talented Berlin-born artist who, at the age of twenty-six and five months pregnant, was murdered at the Auschwitz death camp in World

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