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WILD Book Club Kicks Off July 1 (That’s Wednesday!)

June 29, 2015 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is hosting a WILD Book Club in honor of author Cheryl Strayed and her #1 New York Times bestselling memoir WILD: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Strayed will be visting campus on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 to discuss her book as part of

ReWilding with Cheryl Strayed: Sept. 29

June 23, 2015 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences invites you to join us on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 to hear Cheryl Strayed, author of #1 New York Times bestselling memoir WILD (and bestselling advice essay collection TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, the novel TORCH, and the forthcoming quotes collection, BRAVE ENOUGH). Her books have been translated into

2015 Kugelman Award Ceremony Winners!

May 6, 2015 by | Art

Just a few hours Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted the 2015 Kugelman Award Ceremony.Students from the departments of Art, English, World Languages & Cultures, Philosophy and Religious Studies were honored with awards Below is a list of the winners and their awards. Congratulations to everyone acknowledged at the event. Art Department: Departmental

Alumnus Ryan Gattis ’01 tells stories of race-driven riots in 1992

May 4, 2015 by | News

In late April of 1992, Los Angeles erupted in anger, rioting and chaos for six days following the jury acquittal of police officers involved in the beating of Rodney King. On America’s news, citizens watched as city-wide unrest devolved into fiery violence and widespread looting. Now, 23 years later, Chapman University alumnus and creative writing

Wilkinson’s Commencement Ceremony: May 24

April 27, 2015 by | News

The 2015 Wilkinson Commencement Ceremony will be on Sunday, May 24, 2015.  All graduates must RSVP to participate in Commencement. RSVP your spot today!  Below is a schedule of the events. 6:15 p.m. – Wilkinson College Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown), Hutton Sports Center 7- 9 p.m. – Wilkinson College of Humanities and

“I Can’t Relate”…

April 10, 2015 by | News

By Professor Ian Barnard (English Department) Last month I attended the Conference on College Composition and Communication annual convention in Tampa, Florida, where I gave a presentation titled “‘I Can’t Relate': The Risks of Identification Demands in Teaching and Learning.” My presentation took aim at the pressure put on teachers to make pedagogical materials “relateable”

Wilkinson’s 2014-2015 Wrap Party: May 1

April 9, 2015 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (that’s our new name coming soon!) invites you to 2014-2015 Wrap Party, on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 3 p.m. in the Faculty Athenaeum. Together, let’s celebrate our new college name and this year’s faculty achievements! Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP today!  

A Week of French Films Starting April 20

April 7, 2015 by | News

You’re invited to a week of French films starting on Monday, April 20, 2015. These special screenings will focus on three young French women directors plus a special evening with Oscar winner for Best Director and Best Film (The Artist) Michel Hazanavicius. Monday, April 20: Grand Central, directed by Rebeccas Zlotowski 7 p.m., Digital Media Arts

John Fowles Presents: Ismet Prcic, March 2

February 16, 2015 by | Events

The John Fowles Center is pleased to be hosting author Ismet Prcic on Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m. in the Henley Reading Room on the second floor of the Leatherby Libraries, as part of the 2015 Literary Speaker Series. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ismet Prcic (ISS-met PER-sick) was born in Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina, in 1977 and immigrated to