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European Union Awards $200K Grant Culture and Creative Industries Being Deveoped

September 2, 2015 by | News

Dean Patrick Fuery (Principal Investigator) (WCAHSS), Dr. Ann Gordon (WCAHSS), Dr. Kelli Fuery (Dodge College), and Natalie Lawler (University Art Curator) have been awarded a $200,000 grant from the European Union to develop Culture and Creative Industries (CCI) at Chapman University. The funds will be used to build a series of networks and ongoing projects

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 Jackson Rathbone (known for his

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

2015 Wilkinson College Colloquium: Aug. 28

August 10, 2015 by | News

Dean Patrick Fuery cordially invites you to the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 Colloquium on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. in Sandhu Conference Center D & D1. Attendance by Faculty and Staff greatly desired! Please RSVP by August 17, 2015 to Mary Shockey or call her at

WILD Book Club Kicks Off July 1

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