2021 Faculty Career Champion

March 2, 2021 by Erin Berthon | News

  Creative Writing Professor Mildred Lewis, a published playwright, and screenwriter is Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science’s 2021 Faculty Career Champion! Engaging Faculty plays a key role in preparing students for their future careers. This year, Career and Professional Development decided to celebrate the faculty who have positively impacted students through internship


Hakeem Adewumi The Art of Anti-Portraiture

February 25, 2021 by Jessica Bocinski | News

A couple weeks ago, Chapman students, faculty, staff and communities had the opportunity to hear Hakeem Adewumi, a Texas-based Nigerian artist, photographer and creative director, in conversation with Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Angelica Allen during a lecture for Wilkinson College’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Race series. Several of Adewumi’s striking portraits


The Center for Creative and Cultural Industries and the United Nations

February 25, 2021 by Kathryn Bernhardt | News

The Center for Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI) in Wilkinson College has joined the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), offering new opportunities to build international relationships for CCI faculty and students. SDSN, a global network of universities and research centers, was set up in 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. SDSN


Literature & Medicine

February 25, 2021 by Anna Leahy, Director, MFA in Creative Writing  | English

Like many of my colleagues, I adjusted my career trajectory of the past year because the pandemic changed what was possible. Though I was able to hold a month-long writing residency in February, my sabbatical plans for the semester went awry after that. Not everyone can switch research and writing gears quickly, and I was


Q&A with the Newly Appointed Endowed Chair in American Presidential Studies

February 23, 2021 by | News

Political Science professor Dr. Lori Cox Han was recently named the inaugural Doy B. Henley Endowed Chair in American Presidential Studies, which will be housed in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Doy Henley moved to California from Illinois in the 1950s and raised a family while thriving as an entrepreneur, owning and operating


French Professor, Veronique Olivier, Facilitates Virtual Exchange with French Students

February 22, 2021 by Allison DeVries | Lang

While the pandemic is limiting international travel, French and American universities have found creative ways to strengthen their historical ties. Dr. Veronique Olivier (World Languages and Cultures) joins an elite group of sixteen projects selected for the Transitioning to Virtual Exchange program. Supported by the FACE Foundation, French Embassy in the US, and the US


Regimes Museum Journal Publishes Student Thesis

February 19, 2021 by | News

When Shreya Sheth (Peace Studies; Honors Program, ’21) found out that Regimes Museum (RM) Journal had published her undergraduate thesis, she knew immediately who to thank. “I remember feeling incredibly excited to share the news with my family, friends, and Wilkinson professors because they had supported me from the brainstorming process all the way to


Racial Trauma, a study by Dr. Andrew Kami

February 19, 2021 by Jennifer Roseblade | English

Discrimination is a traumatic experience and can cause depression, anxiety, and lead to racial trauma and although it is not a stated or recognized disorder yet, Medical News Today, states it can affect a person’s life in so many ways, including their ability to have relationships, concentrate on school or work, and feel safe. Recently,


April Bey and "Afrofuturism"

February 15, 2021 by Jessica Bocinski | News

We continue to honor Black History Month by spotlighting Black artists whose work the Escalette Collection of Art acquired this year as part of the Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race Initiative. Thanks to a generous donation from the Ellingson family this week, we would like to introduce you to


High School Ethics Bowl Hosted by Chapman University

February 15, 2021 by | News

(Pictured above is from a previous High School Ethics Bowl before the pandemic) The Southern California Regional High School Ethics Bowl competition hosted by Chapman University since 2015, looked a little different this year. Because of the pandemic, the program was integrated with zoom so that everyone could see each other, and breakout rooms were

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