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Wilkinson Takes the Lead in Creating Health Humanities Minor

February 19, 2022 by | News

A new Wilkinson College interdisciplinary minor will be available for all Chapman students in fall 2022 — Health Humanities, the result of a Wilkinson-led campus-wide faculty collaboration to design the new curriculum. “I really believe that what happens in this minor can benefit every one of us. It’s an especially good option for Wilkinson students

Dr. Axelrod-Sokolov awarded California Humanities Grant

February 15, 2022 by | News

Dr. Mark Axelrod-Sokolov, (English)  and Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences’ John Fowles Center for Creative Writing (JFC) were awarded a $3,987 grant from California Humanities’ Humanities for All Quick Grant program to host Ferlinghettifest in May 2022. Ferlinghettifest will be the culminating literary event of JFC’s 25th Anniversary celebration. In February 2021,

Latinx Revolutionary Horizons Book Manuscript Workshop

January 18, 2022 by | News

In December 2021, Dr. Renee Hudson, Assistant Professor of English in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences hosted a book manuscript workshop for her first book project, Latinx Revolutionary Horizons: Form and Futurity in the Américas. The workshop highlighted the work of Dr. Hudson who was awarded an Institute for Citizens and Scholars

Faculty Books: Difficult Joy

January 7, 2022 by | News

As part of a 4-book poetry series he calls “Green Party Tetralogy,” Dr. Brian Glaser, associate professor (English) in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, completes the collection with Difficult Joy (Shanti Arts, Dec. 2021). The final installment focuses on two main areas, leftist radical poetics of the Surrealists and the Dadaists, and

Alum Taylor Hein: Disability Rights Change-maker  

November 11, 2021 by Talisa Flores | English

Taylor Hein (‘21, English B.A.; Disability Studies and Holocaust History minor ‘21) recently received a law fellowship with The Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation at Loyola University The center strives to “strengthen the pathway into law school for students with disabilities” so that representation of the disability community is felt at every

Grad Students Honored as 2022 Emerging Writers by the Literary Women of Long Beach

November 1, 2021 by David Krausman | News

Montéz Louria (‘22, Dual MA English/MFA Creative Writing) and Santa-Victoria Perez (‘22, Dual MA English/MFA Creative Writing) have been honored as 2022 Emerging Writers by the Literary Women of Long Beach. The mission of Literary Women of Long Beach is to make accessible to a wide range of readers the work of outstanding contemporary authors

Alum Mariana Samuda on Five Places You Meet Fifteen-Year-Old You

October 22, 2021 by David Krausman | News

Jamaican-born Mariana Samuda (‘18 MFA Creative Writing) has published work in Atticus Review, Moko Magazine, Headway Quarterly, and Hoot Review.  The Voice of Wilkinson had the opportunity to speak to Samuda about her new book, Five Places You Meet Fifteen-Year-Old You. Enter for a chance to win a copy of Five Places You Meet Fifteen-Year-Old

Faculty Book: “What Happened Was:”

October 21, 2021 by | News

Dr. Anna Leahy, Professor, Director, MFA in Creative Writing and Director of Tabula Poetica in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently published a chapbook titled, “What Happened Was:” which includes ten poems each using seven repetitions of “what happened was” to tell its story. Leahy’s poems analyze her own experiences of mismatched

Faculty Books: Dr. Martin Nakell on Consciousness

October 20, 2021 by Danielle Espiritu | News

Dr. Martin Nakell, (English), doesn’t subscribe to notions of the poet writing in isolation or imperatives to originality.  He embraces the chaotic nature of experience in his writing, and his most recent publication is no exception. Within Consciousness, Dr. Nakell’s latest collection of poems, readers will not find a strong devotion to the typical conventions

TAB Receives Poetry Foundation Grant

September 28, 2021 by Allison DeVries | News

Dr. Anna Leahy (English) and TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics were awarded a $5,000 Poetry Foundation: Emergency Grant to continue the journal’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. Grant funds will be used to support a part-time staff position dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and add paid BIPOC contributing editor positions and contributor honoraria. These

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