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Fall 2018 Wilkinson Colloquium

August 10, 2018 by

Summer is almost over and it’s time for the 2018 Fall Colloquium. Join us on Friday, August 24 at 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. in Kennedy Hall to hear what great things are in store for Wilkinson this year and then let’s all relax 4-6 p.m. in the Athenaeum for a wine and cheese reception.

Frankenstein and Northanger Abbey turn 200: A celebration in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

August 8, 2018 by

By Lynda Hall Associate Professor in English The annual Jane Austen Summer Program at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, celebrated the bicentennial of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Jane Austen’s Gothic parody, Northanger Abbey with lectures from celebrated scholars, exhibits of first editions and period artwork, and a masquerade ball with a visit from

Book Club: Doctor Faustus

August 7, 2018 by

You are invited to participate in a book club reading of Doctor Faustus by Thomas Mann in preparation for the October 16 series of events, “Exiles in Los Angeles: Thomas Mann, Arnold Schoenberg, Theodor Adorno and the Doctor Faustus Controversy” with Dr. Marjorie Perloff and E. Randol Schoenberg. We will meet 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.,  Fridays from September 14-October 5th,

2018-2019 Post Undergraduate Shinnyo Fellowship

April 25, 2018 by

Apply to be a Shinnyo Fellow! Fellows work with local communities and a faculty mentor to implement peace-building ideas in local communities. The Post-Undergraduate Shinnyo Fellowship Program at Chapman University provides funding for 10 months, beginning with the Annual Shinnyo-en retreat in August and concluding in May 2019. Compensation: $33,000 with benefits Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree

Do Humans Possess Free Will? New class explores this age old question

April 13, 2018 by

Do humans really have free will or is action controlled by unconscious processes in the brain? If you and your classmates want to dive into these big questions, we have a new class for you! The Faculty Research and Development Council have awarded the 2018-2019 Co-Teaching prize to Assistant Professors Uri Maoz, Ph.D., and Michael

Diversity in Education

April 6, 2018 by

Dr. Debra Mashek, executive director of Heterodox Academy (and former Professor of Psychology in Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts at Harvey Mudd College, will be visiting Chapman on Thursday, April 12, 3 – 5 p.m. in Beckman Hall 401, for a discussion and Q&A session with faculty and administrators about viewpoint diversity

8th Annual Undergraduate Art History Symposium

March 23, 2018 by

Join us on Friday, April 6 for the 8th Annual Undergraduate Art History Symposium with keynote speaker, Dr. Bridget R. Cooks, author of Exhibiting Blackness and an Associate Professor of Art History at UC Irvine. This symposium (which includes lunch) will be in Moulton Hall 213 and will start at 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

La Serata, an evening of Italian Conversation

March 23, 2018 by

Italian conversation evenings is open to all who want to improve their language skills, learn about the Italian culture, speak with native speakers, and socialize with members of the local community and other students! Join us on Wednesday, May 9, 7-8 p.m. in the Lineberger Loggia Terrace, the 3rd floor South Patio of the Argyros

The Gaza Crisis

March 22, 2018 by

Political Science and Peace Studies present an open forum on Gaza (a self-governing Palestinian territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea) with Dr. Norman Finkelstein (author of Gaza, An Inquest into it’s Martydom) and Dr. Nubar Hovsepian (Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Political Science at Chapman University) on Tuesday, March 27 at 7

The Marshutz Endowed Journalism Award (Deadline April 12)

March 16, 2018 by

The Marshutz Endowed Journalism Award, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is accepting applications for academic year 2018-2019. The English Department awards up to $2,000 to a student majoring in English with a journalism emphasis, or a  journalism or visual journalism minor, who displays a growing talent and the potential to succeed while also demonstrating a