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Funding from Ellingson Family Elevates the Work of Black Artists in Escalette Collection

June 25, 2020 by Jessica Bocinski | News

Wilkinson College’s Escalette Collection is delighted to announce a gift from the Ellingson Family to support its goal of building an inclusive permanent collection. For the past two years, annual gifts from the Ellingsons have allowed the Escalette to target core areas of the Collection. This year’s gift will be used to acquire work by

Faculty Books: Dr. Ian Barnard Doesn’t Mind Pushing Buttons Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions

June 25, 2020 by Samantha De La O | News

Sex panic. This is the phrase that Dr. Ian Barnard (English/LGBTQ Studies) uses to describe how contemporary liberal culture unintentionally uses sex panics to reinforce transphobic and homophobic tropes. In their new book, Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions, Barnard illuminates the ways that the public, media, and politicians produce, construct, and disseminate sex panics. “The

Letter from the Dean of Wilkinson College June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020 by | News

Exhausted, frustrated, heart-broken, angry – these were the feelings expressed by Chapman students, staff, and faculty who have gathered over the past week to collectively grieve the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbrey, and Breonna Taylor. The rise of white supremacy, ongoing police brutality, Covid-19, systemic institutionalized racism, black and brown lives lost – racial injustice

Visualizing Wilkinson Through Art Escalette Collection's New Plan

May 20, 2020 by | News

As a museum without walls, the Escalette Collection of Art is an expert at turning hallways into art galleries. Wilkinson College and the Escalette Collection are excited to announce plans for a new initiative to develop college-relevant art installations for Roosevelt Hall and Smith Hall – the buildings which house the Dean’s suite and humanities

Color Outside the Lines The power and innovation of art during crisis

April 23, 2020 by | News

When the Chapman community went into isolation, Professor Micol Hebron (Art) had to improvise her plans for Contemporary Gallery Practice class, which relied on weekly travel to area art galleries as part of their curriculum. She found a solution in one of her former student’s projects and now, she is using an Instagram challenge to

Message from the Dean Fall 2019 Recap

December 2, 2019 by | News

It has been an exciting fall for Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. In a college with 9 departments, 272 faculty and staff, and 2,408 majors and minors, it is impossible to quickly summarize all our events, innovations, and achievements. Nonetheless, before we say good-bye to 2019, I wanted to quickly recap a

Art Across the Border La Frontera - The Border: An Interdisciplinary Examination

September 24, 2019 by | Events

The Border Project continues to examine borders through interdisciplinary perspectives throughout the month of October with musical events and intellectual lectures. The project embarks on a campus-wide interrogation of border issues, particularly those surrounding the U.S.-Mexico border, drawing from the humanities, social sciences, journalism, and visual arts (all housed in Wilkinson College). Take a look

Art Collections Forges Lead in Representation

September 13, 2019 by | Art Collections

A recent data survey of the permanent collections of 18 prominent art museums in the US found that out of over 10,000 artists, 87% are male, and 85% are white (Public Library of Science). A 2015 special issue of ARTnews on “Women in the Art World” featured a report by curator Maura Reilly revealing a

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