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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

Angelica Allen Brings a Global Understanding to New Africana Studies Minor Professor envisions a program that captures "blackness in all of its complexity and diversity."

June 19, 2020 by Dennis Arp | News

Where Angelica Allen lived, no one else looked like her. As the daughter of a black U.S. military father and a Filipina mother, Allen spent much of her early childhood feeling the scorn of her classmates and neighbors in her outlying island community. “There was a lot of bullying, and also a lot of assumptions,”

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

#BlackoutTuesday An Analysis of the Hashtag

June 9, 2020 by Muhammad Karkoutli | News

By Muhammad Karkoutli (’20), Babbie Center Research Fellow On Tuesday, June 2, you may have noticed that social media was awash with black squares tagged with the hashtag #BlackoutTuesday – a response to the brutal murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25th. Although these black squares expressed a range of messages, the #BlackoutTuesday

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

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

Creating Some Buzz Around Creative and Cultural Industries CCI Club

May 12, 2020 by Kathryn Bernhardt | News

This past fall, Daniel Godes (’21, Business Administration major and CCI minor) was approached by Creative and Cultural Industries Assistant Professor, Dr. Jamie Larkin to help create buzz about the relatively new CCI program, Godes’s concept – to create a student club, but one that would be a little different from your typical clubs across

Wilkinson Graduate Students Shine in the Southwest

April 1, 2020 by | English

This March, Wilkinson College graduate students student ventured into the southwest for two major conferences: The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) in San Antonio, Texas, and the Council of Graduate School’s (CGS) annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In San Antonio, over a dozen of our MFA in Creative Writing students represented Chapman at AWP,

From Our Eyes: Emerging Female Writers MFA Students spend the day with prolific female writers.

March 13, 2020 by Esther Shin and Tryphena Yeboah | English

From Our Eyes is a new blog series showcasing Wilkinson faculty and students’ first-hand accounts of their undergraduate and graduate experiences. In this first installment, we hear from two students in the MFA English Program, Tryphena Yeboah and Esther Shin, who were invited to attend a conference on female writers. When we received confirmation that

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