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Asian Studies minor approved; open house scheduled for April

March 3, 2011 by | News

A new minor in Asian Studies has been approved and will launch in the fall, Chapman University sources say, and will be introduced with an open house event this April. On Wednesday, April 27 at 3 p.m., the Asian Studies Minor Open House in the Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall 404, will feature a keynote

Chapman Radio Presents, DJ EARWORM, Feb. 25

February 21, 2011 by | News

DJ Earworm is coming to Chapman Friday, Feb. 25. DJ Earworm is known for mashups, which is taking songs apart and putting them back together in a different way. DJ Earworm will be playing in the Hutton Gym at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are available all this week, Monday, Feb. 21 – 25 in the Piazza

Distinguished Writer Series w/ author Pico Iyer, March 30

February 14, 2011 by | News

On Wednesday, March 30, 2011, Pico Iyer will be speaking as part of the Distinguished Writer Series in the new Sandhu (D & D1) Conference center. Pico Iyer is the author of several books about cultures converging, including Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk, The Global Soul, and, most recently, Abandon. His

Department of Communication Studies

February 10, 2011 by | News

Wenshan Jia, Ph. D., associate professor, Department of Communication Studies, Wilkinson College, has recently published an article titled “Chimerica: US-China Communication for the 21st Century” (pp. 161-170) as the first author with Dexin Tian and Xuanzi Jia in L. A. Samovar, R. E. Porter, & E. R McDaniel (Eds.) Intercultural Communication: A Reader (13th Edition),

Dr. Logan Esdale presented a paper at MLA Conference

January 18, 2011 by | News

Logan Esdale, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, English, recently presented a paper at the annual MLA Conference, which this year was held in Los Angeles. The paper, “The Bervin Fascicles,” was part of panel on contemporary re-imaginings of Emily Dickinson’s writing. As well, last fall he published two book reviews, one on Reading Emily Dickinson’s Letters: Critical Essays, edited by Jane

A politically correct Huck Finn? Chapman scholars weigh in

January 6, 2011 by | News

News of a plan to publish a sanitized version of Mark Twain’s classic novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has launched a heated debate across the country, just the sort of thing the sardonic bard himself might have enjoyed.“I think Mark Twain would love this,” says Lynda Hall, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of English, Wilkinson

The Panther Newspaper Spring Kickoff, Feb. 16

January 4, 2011 by | News

The Panther Newspaper will kickoff Spring Semester with DJ music by Chapman Radio and a virtual scavenger hunt with the launch of a new website. Date: Wednesday, February 16Time:  12 PM Location: Atallah Piazza Contact: The Panther newspaperPhone: (714) 997-6870

Department of Communication Studies

December 6, 2010 by | News

The Fall 2010 edition of Global Media Journal (American Edition) has been published, and can be accessed at www.globalmediajournal.com. Gregg A. Payne, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, is Guest Editor. Dr. Wenshan Jia, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Director of Asian Studies, is the Graduate Student Submissions Editor.

Chapman Radio presents, The Mountain Goats, Nov. 12

October 26, 2010 by | News

Chapman Radio presents, The Mountain Goats on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010 at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall.Tickets are $8, BUY NOW!  The Mountain Goats began life in a Norwalk employee-housing studio apartment that had awesome deco tiling on the bathroom floor but little more to recommend the place as a living space. Still, you take what