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Wilkinson Alumna Publishes Book Cut The Thread

May 16, 2017 by | News

In September 2016, Chapman University, Wilkinson College alumna, Danielle M. Walters (’10, MFA Creative Writing and MA English) had her first book published, Cut The Thread. About the book: When a man falls from a balcony during a concert of Stravinsky’s Petrushka, a mystery begins to unfold in the local newspaper. In a dreamlike, whimsical vision

Tips and Tricks For Finding a Job

May 10, 2017 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

Shoshana Feld-Sobol Strategic and Corporate Communication (’17) With just a few weeks left until graduation, the students in the Class of 2017 find themselves in one of two categories: employed or unemployed. While there are many good reasons for post-graduation unemployment such as grad school, gap year, personal reasons and the likes, many seniors are

Finals Are Here Positives and Negatives of Studying in a Group

May 9, 2017 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

Shoshana Feld-Sobol Strategic and Corporate Communication (’17) It seems as though our professors love to have us work in groups. Whether it’s a group presentation, paper, or report, I always find myself in multiple group assignments each semester. Working in groups is not everyone’s cup of tea, and the common complaint is that you will

Talking to the Other Side Discussing Current Politics in the Classroom

April 21, 2017 by | News

Please join us on Wednesday, May 3rd as Chapman University brings together experts from both sides of the political aisle for a stimulating discussion on the appropriateness of discussing current politics in the classroom, Talking to the Other Side, at 7 p.m. in Chapman’s Beckman Hall Room #404. This event will feature two local professors

Retirement Celebration Dr. Roberta Lessor

April 17, 2017 by | News

You’re invited to attend a retirement celebration honoring Dr. Roberta Lessor – Professor, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology; Former Dean of Wilkinson College of Letters and Sciences; Professor, Crean College of Health and Behavioral; Health Sciences and Kinesiology, on Wednesday, April 26 at 4 p.m. in the Marvin W.

An Evening of Literature April 7

March 14, 2017 by | News

Join the Leatherby Libraries for a book launch and signing for two books: Generation Space: A Love Story, by Anna Leahy and Douglas R. Dechow, and Living in the Weather of the World, by Richard Bausch on Friday, April 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30  p.m. in the Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby

The Sikh Soldier in First World War Culture Image, Music, Words

February 10, 2017 by | News

You’re invited to attend a lecture by Dr. Santanu Das from King’s College in London titled, The Sikh Soldier in First World War Culture: Image, Music, Words – on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 5 p.m. in the Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby Libraries, Lower Level. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Dr. Santanu

Annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) 2017 Conference

January 30, 2017 by Mike Gravagno | News

Next week, graduate students and faculty from the English Department of Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences will descend upon Washington D.C. along with 12,000 other authors, poets, students, teachers, editors, and publishers for the annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference. From February 8-11, 14 current MFA Creative Writing students

John Fowles Creative Writing Series Celebrating 20 Years!

January 4, 2017 by | News

For 20 years the John Fowles Center for Creative Writing has invited to Chapman amazing national and international writers as: Salman Rushdie, Elizabeth George, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Gioconda Belli (to name a few). This year, please join us as we continue that tradition with Karen Yamashita, Giuseppe Conte, Claudio Magris, Charles Bernstein, Luisa Valenzuela and