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Poetry Reading and Talk with Ilya Kaminsky Tabula Poetica Poetry Series

October 9, 2015 by | News

Tabula Poetica’s poetry series is pleased to be hosting Ilya Kaminsky, author of Dancing in Odessa on Thursday, October 29, 2015. Kaminsky’s poetry talk will being at 1 p.m. in the Fish Interfaith Center, followed by a reading from him at 4 p.m. in the Henley Reading Room (2nd Floor Leatherby Libraries). Kaminsky was born

Living the Farm Sanctuary Life Special Evening with Gene Baur

October 2, 2015 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and the Philosophy Department is hosting special guest author, Gene Baur – Living the Farm Sanctuary Life, on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7 p.m. in Argyros Forum, 201. Baur has been hailed as “the conscience of the food movement” by Time Magazine. Since the mid-80s, he

WordTheatre at Chapman University: Oct. 26 With Author Stuart Dybek

September 23, 2015 by | News

WordTheatre’s 2015 fall series continues in October with poet and fictional writer Stuart Dybek. Join us on Monday, October 26, where Hollywood actors (actors still to be announced, please check back!)  bring to life acclaimed short stories written by Dybek. Dybek’s fiction includes Childhood and Other Neighborhoods, The Coast of Chicago, I Sailed With Magellan,

Tabula Poetica Presents Hélène Cardona: Oct. 1

September 21, 2015 by | Events

Tabula Poetica’s Annual Poetry Reading Series continues on Thursday, October 1, 2015 with poet Hélène Cardona, author of Dreaming My Animal Selves (Salmon Poetry, 2013). Her talk will begin at 1 p.m. in the Wilkinson Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center, followed by a poetry reading at 4 p.m. in the Henley Reading Room, 2nd Floor, Leatherby Libraries.

Journalism Day: Sept. 26 2015 Excellence in Journalism Day/Orange County

September 17, 2015 by | News

Where will you find 10 Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, two Emmy-winning broadcasters, a New York Times best-selling author and the editors of three major West Coast newspapers? At Chapman University for the 2nd Excellence in Journalism Day conference on Saturday, September 26, 2015. The conference is free to attend. It begins at 9 a.m. in Memorial

WordTheatre at Chapman University Presents Author Ann Beattie on Sept. 21

August 31, 2015 by | News

WordTheatre’s 2015 fall series at Chapman University brings America’s finest short story writers to Orange for celebrity and student performances. On Monday, September 21, Hollywood actors –Joely Fisher (known for her roles in the film The Mask and TV shows such as Ellen, Last Man Standing, and Desperate Housewives) and Christopher Gorham (known for Covert

Tabula Poetica Presents Carolyn Forché: Sept. 10

August 25, 2015 by | News

Tabula Poetica’s Annual Poetry Reading Series begins on Thursday, September 10, 2015 with poet Carolyn Forché. Her books of poetry include The Country Between Us (which received the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay di Castagnola Award and was the Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets), The Angel of History (which received the

The Dyslexia Summit: Strength in Cognitive Diversity, Oct. 23

August 21, 2015 by | News

In October, Chapman University will be hosting The Dyslexia Summit: The Strength of Cognitive Diversity, to help spread awareness about cognitive diversity and to showcase the remarkable strengths of many dyslexics. The Summit will include personal stories of university students with dyslexia and scientific analysis, followed by a panel of experts to discuss the topic

Summer in Cástulo

August 18, 2015 by Ellen Webre | News

By Ellen Webre, senior screenwriting major The sun rises over the hills onto where a fortress lies buried. Walls emerge from a blanket of thistles, and the scent of olive trees fill the air. Cástulo was once an Iberian city in Andalusian Spain that controlled the Guadalquivir river and its trade. The city possessed the wealth