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From Our Eyes:  Preparing for the “Real World” in English Class 

July 22, 2021 by Amy Asmussen | English

During the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters, I was a digital content creation intern for Sharing Hope Africa, a non-profit developing sustainable agriculture programs in Mozambique and Eswatini. One of my favorite classes in Wilkinson so far, Professor Candice Yacono’s ENG 375: Composing New Media course, gave me the skills that made my internship

A Talk from Alumni Michael Wong

May 17, 2021 by Marrissa Childs (’21 MFA) | News

As the school year draws to an end we, future graduates, wonder what we are supposed to do with the skills learned to earn our degrees. This was the opportunity for Michael Wong, a 2015 Chapman alum with a degree in Creative Writing in Wilkinson College and CEO and co-founder of Peeka VR, a literary

2021 Wilkinson Student Excellence Award Winners

May 14, 2021 by | News

The past couple of weeks, high-achieving Wilkinson students were recognized with honors in a series of events that constituted this year’s annual Wilkinson College award ceremonies and campus leadership awards. Congratulations to all the winners! Kugelman Awards Dulcie and Lawrence Kugelman have been supporting the Annual Kugelman Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony for well over

Faculty Opportunity Fund Congrats to Wilkinson Faculty Recipients

April 29, 2021 by Allison DeVries | News

Congratulations to the six 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

Faculty Books: Game On Why College Admission is Rigged and How to Beat the System

April 28, 2021 by Allison DeVries | News

Susan F. Paterno, Professor of English and Director of the Journalism Program, unravels the hunger games of higher education’s opaque rules in her forthcoming book, Game On: Why College Admission is Rigged and How to Beat the System. How is it possible that Harvard is more affordable for most American families than the local state

Zoellner Brings Home The National Book Critics Circle Award

March 29, 2021 by | News

Wilkinson College Professor Tom Zoellner (Department of English) is the winner of the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction for his book, “Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire,” published by Harvard University Press. “This book in particular, it was the voices of Jamaican and enslaved people that

MFA Writers and Changers Five Things Students Should Know about Ghostwriting

March 18, 2021 by Ansalee Morrison | News

Ghostwriting is a great career option for creative writers, but few actively consider it during their degree programs. What is a ghostwriter? When an individual wants to write a book or article but doesn’t have the writing experience or time to do so, they may hire a ghostwriter to anonymously compile their ideas, research, or

Literature & Medicine Anna Leahy's Experience as a Medical Humanities Facilitator

February 25, 2021 by Anna Leahy, Director, MFA in Creative Writing  | English

Like many of my colleagues, I adjusted my career trajectory of the past year because the pandemic changed what was possible. Though I was able to hold a month-long writing residency in February, my sabbatical plans for the semester went awry after that. Not everyone can switch research and writing gears quickly, and I was

Racial Trauma, a study by Dr. Andrew Kami

February 19, 2021 by Jennifer Roseblade | English

Discrimination is a traumatic experience and can cause depression, anxiety, and lead to racial trauma and although it is not a stated or recognized disorder yet, Medical News Today, states it can affect a person’s life in so many ways, including their ability to have relationships, concentrate on school or work, and feel safe. Recently,

Barnard Awarded 2021 CCCC Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Book Award

February 9, 2021 by | News

Dr. Ian Barnard (Department of English, Chapman University), has won the 2021 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Book Award for, Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions. The CCCC is an association within the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). This award is presented annually to

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