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Wilkinson College Presents to the European Union Creative and Cultural Industries

April 27, 2016 by | News

Wilkinson College’s initiative in Creative and Cultural Industries has led to an invitation to present to the European Union in Washington DC. Addressing delegates from all 28 member states, Dean Patrick Fuery, Dr Kelli Fuery (Dodge College), Natalie Lawler (Arts Preparator) and Shannon Halverson (coordinator of the CCI) spoke on the College’s work in this

What’s An Elevator Pitch? Landing the job of your dreams

April 14, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

What is an elevator pitch? Well, if by happenstance, you find yourself stuck in an elevator with the CEO of your dream company you have between 30 and 60 seconds to win him/her over. This small window of time where you convince the CEO that he needs you in his company is called an elevator

Foley Wins OC Press Club Top Honor

April 8, 2016 by | News

The Orange County Press Club board has selected journalism professor and English internship manager Dennis Foley to receive its highest honor, the Sky Dunlap Award. The award recognizes significant service to Orange County journalism, the Press Club and the community. Foley worked 26 years for the Orange County Register as an assigning editor, the newspaper’s ombudsman,

Brazilian Producer & Screenwriter Visits Chapman

April 6, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

This spring, the John Fowles Center for Creative Writing in the Department of English has hosted a collection of truly thought provoking, educational and distinguished creative artists from South America. On Monday, April 4th, Andre Klotzel, Brazilian producer, screenwriter, and film director, spoke about his experience working in cinema in his home country of Brazil.

An Evening with Travis Walton The Paranormal in American Culture

April 5, 2016 by | News

The Earl Babbie Research Center presents, An Evening with author Travis Walton, on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6 p.m. in Irvine Lecture Hall. Travis Walton is the author of “Fire in the Sky” — a documented case of alien abduction which inspired the film, “Fire in the Sky.” Walton will recount his real life

Reading History through Fiction Professor Kozameh lectures out-of-state

March 30, 2016 by | Events

Author and Chapman professor Alicia Kozameh gave two lectures out-of-state during the month of March. On Wednesday March 2, 2016 she spoke at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Her talk, titled “Reading History through Fiction”, centered on how fiction has the potential to represent history as effectively as direct testimonies. The event was sponsored by

Freshman Wins Discover Asia Correspondent Contest

March 30, 2016 by | News

Elizabeth Wong, a freshman business major in Tammy Lechner’s ENG 103 Writing About People class, has won the “Discover Asia Correspondent Contest.” The contest, co-sponsored by Korean Airlines and the Los Angeles Times, invited high school and college students to choose any destination in Asia serviced by Korean Airlines, and write an essay explaining their

The Bard and the Big Easy

March 29, 2016 by | News

Dr. Kent Lehnhof of the Chapman English Department spent his spring break this year in New Orleans, Louisiana. The city was full of tourists and revelers, but the big draw for Dr. Lehnhof was not the beignets and Bourbon Street but rather The Bard. He went to New Orleans to attend the 44th annual meeting

Spring Break What are you doing during your time off?

March 18, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

Spring break is one of the most anticipated breaks of the year. Midterms have just come to a end and it’s the last break we students have before summer. The weather is perfect this time of year in Southern California; everyday brings a beautiful blue sky and every night delivers the most radiant sunsets. Our

The John Fowles Series Presents Actor Malcolm McDowell

March 14, 2016 by | News

The John Fowles Center just added noted actor Malcolm McDowell (“A Clockwork Orange,” “Caligula,”  “Time After Time,” “Star Trek: Generations,” “The Player” and a LOT of other movies, TV and voice-acting) to speak in Waltmar Theatre on Wednesday, April 20 at 7 p.m. McDowell will be starring in a film titled, MALARKEY, written by Chapman