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Celebrities of the Digital Commons Wilkinson's Dr. Shira Klein

August 12, 2020 by Rachel Karas | News

Since May, we’ve chatted with five different Chapman University professors about their contributions to the Chapman University Digital Commons as a way of celebrating the Digital Commons reaching the wonderful milestone of one million downloads at the end of April. This week, we sat down with Dr. Shira Klein, professor of History, to discuss her contributions to the Digital Commons, which include

Faculty Books: Rocks, the Timeless Bridge Between Man and Nature

July 27, 2020 by Samantha De La O | News

Have you ever been so captivated by the shape, color, or texture of a rock in nature that you decide to pick it up and keep it? If so, you have been tapping into the ancient practice of “viewing stones.” In art, the term “viewing stones,” is primarily associated with two traditions of stone appreciation—the

Dr. Bostean Awarded Funds for COVID-19 Research

July 22, 2020 by | News

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to impact all parts of the U.S. and the world. Schools and businesses remain closed or are conducting activities remotely, and communities have had to implement controversial social distancing measures. “The magnitude of the crisis we are now facing provides an opportunity for self-reflection– both as individuals, but more importantly

20th-Century History Showcased throughout Voces Novae 2020

July 13, 2020 by | History

This year’s Voces Novae: Chapman University Historical Review, a student-run e-journal, covers a diverse array of topics among the papers published including political violence in South Africa, Dr. Ruth Westheimer (German-American sex therapist and Holocaust Survivor), Feminist History, and the 1937 Chinese Massacre. Celebrating its twelfth anniversary, the award-winning journal, published by the Alpha Mu

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

Faculty Opportunity Fund Congrats to Wilkinson Faculty Recipients

June 16, 2020 by | News

Congratulations to the four faculty opportunity award recipients from Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences! Chapman University’s Faculty Opportunity Fund is a competitive merit-based internal funding opportunity for faculty to apply for up to $15,000 to conduct research or creative activity. These projects are intended to support Chapman University faculty in the development

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

Folklore in the Digital Imagination Sam Risak Wins Graduate Student Research Showcase Award

May 22, 2020 by | Student Awards/Scholarships

In 2019, “the Momo Challenge,” swept the internet.  The viral hoax and internet urban legend was shared on messaging services like WhatsApp, goading children and adolescents  into acts of extreme violence and horror. Authorities worldwide have not confirmed that any physical harm resulted, yet still school administrations on several continents have issued warnings about the

Faculty Books: Documenting the World A Q&A with Professor Tom Zoellner

May 22, 2020 by | News

The dream of being a journalist came true for Professor Tom Zoellner (English), who wrote for a succession of daily newspapers across the country before coming to Chapman University. “It was a terrific career for about ten years until the Internet took its toll, the zest started going out of the business, and newspapers shrank

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