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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

Tabula Poetica: Dec. 1 Presents Elline Lipkin

November 10, 2016 by | News

Tabula Poetica continues on December 1 with poet, academic, and nonfiction writer – Elline Lipkin. Lipkin’s book The Errant Thread was chosen by Eavan Boland for the Kore Press First Book Award. Her second book, Girls’ Studies, explores contemporary girlhood in the United States. Currently a Research Scholar with the Center for the Study of Women at

3rd Annual Excellence in Journalism Day December 3

November 2, 2016 by | News

On Saturday, December 3, 2016, join dozens of high caliber journalists and discover how much inspiration and how many ideas and skills you can acquire in just five hours at the 3rd Annual Excellence in Journalism Day here at Chapman University. Reporters from The Orange County Register, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, OC Weekly, The

World War Z Author Max Brooks Joins 2017 Interstices Panel April 2017

October 26, 2016 by | News

Save-the-date! Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is excited to announce bestselling author Max Brooks (World War Z) as part of Interstices 2017 – Surviving the End of the World on Thursday, April 6. In a discussion about realities, myths, and stories of disaster and apocalypse, Mr. Brooks will join panelists Chris Bader

Professor Alicia Kozameh Returns From Europe

October 11, 2016 by | News

Author and professor Alicia Kozameh returned from her latest trip to Europe. In England, at the University of Reading, she gave a keynote speech entitled El rol de la representación, el poder de la necesidad, y los desconcertantes colores de la vida (The Role of Representation, the Power of Necessity, and the Disconcerting Colors of

What Your Extra Curricular Activities Teach You That Your Classes Can’t

October 4, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

Shoshana Feld-Sobol Strategic and Corporate Communication (’17) Chapman University is an educational institution whose mission is to provide academic instruction to each and every student in their particular line of study. As students, we learn the discipline of our major, the nuances involved in our minor or cluster, and we get to dabble in the

The Process of a Comic Book

September 28, 2016 by | News

Here is the third blog post from our first Scholar-in-Residence — Ms. Štěpánka Jislová, a comic book author/illustrator from Prague. Ms. Jislová will be joining us next month as part of the prestigious “Getting to Know Europe” grant that Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences was awarded from the European Union. We are

WordTheatre at Chapman University Celebrated Authors’ Short Stories Brought to Life by Film and Television Celebrities & Chapman Students

September 22, 2016 by | News

WordTheatre’s fall series at Chapman University brings America’s finest short story writers to Orange for celebrity and student performances. On Monday, October 17, Hollywood actor -Jon Huertas (known for his work on Castle, Generation Kill, Sabrina The Teenage Witch) and student actors, Brandon James Somerville, Aurelio De Anda, and Danraj “Danny” Rajasansi— will bring to

Student Spends the Summer Interning in New York Five Lessons Learned

September 15, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | Art

By Shoshana Feld-Sobol Expected Graduation: May 2017 (Senior) Major: Strategic and Corporate Communication The sun is still shinning bright, the wind still warm, and the general feeling of summer still radiates through the air. But alas, the new academic year has fallen upon us as swiftly as ever. Before we are consumed with school work

Tabula Poetica: Oct. 6 Presents Alan Shapiro

September 13, 2016 by Mike Gravagno | News

Tabula Poetica continues on October 6th with poet, memoirist, and novelist Alan Shapiro. His most recent book is the collection of poems Life Pig.  The Boston-born poet has published numerous collections, and his book of poems Reel to Reel was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012. He works in both free verse and