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8th International Poetry Reading, Apr. 6 (deadline Mar. 18)

March 15, 2011 by | Events

Poetry and the Arts are by nature intertwined: many poems have been written inspired by a famous work of art; works of art have been painted, sculpted or sketched inspired by famous poems; com-posers have created musical pieces based on a poem and poets have been inspired by music. The International Poetry Reading, 2011 invites

Pub(lishing) Crawl, March 30

March 14, 2011 by | News

Chapman University Creative Writing Program Pub Crawl (…or CUCWPPC, which very nearly works as an acronym if you’re Welsh and/or not entirely sober…) will take place on Wednesday, March 30 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. An array of writers and editors of short fiction, poetry, novels, creative non-fiction, feature articles, plays and screenplays will offer advice,

John Fowles Literary Forum with Assaf Gavron, March 21

March 14, 2011 by | Events

Assaf Gavron, winner of Israel’s Prime Minister Creative Award for Authors for 2011, has published four novels, a collection of short stories, and a non-fiction collection of Jerusalem falafel-joint reviews and will be here on Monday, March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries to talk about it all

Art, Theatre, Reality? March 17

March 14, 2011 by | News

Reception and Talk: Art, Theatre, Reality? An Opening and Closing Discussion Celebrate the opening night of the Department of Theatre’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile and the closing night of the art exhibition Measure for Measure at a reception and talk in the Guggenheim Gallery.  Enjoy an art exhibition that plays with our perceptions and

Poetry Week at Chapman University, Apr. 4-7

March 8, 2011 by | News

Monday, April 4: Poetry Reading on Chapmanradio.com, 1-2 p.m.  Undergraduate students in poetry writing will read work in this special broadcast. Erri De Luca, 7-8:30 p.m., Henley Reading Room. Poet and prose writer Erri De Luca will read as part of the Fowles Reading Series. Tuesday, April 5: The Victorians’ Secret, 1-2:15 p.m., Fish Interfaith Center. Join Dr. Richard Ruppel,

A Night With … Abraham Lincoln (Richard Doetkott), Apr. 7

March 8, 2011 by | Events

On Thursday, April 7, 2011, Abraham Lincoln (played by Oralists Richard Doetkott, Professor of Communication Studies), former President of the United States, with his secretary, John Hay (played by Lance Lockwood Professor of Speech Communication at Santa Ana College, RSCCD), will discuss the Gettysburg Address to clear up some common misunderstandings about the actual event.

English Department & Tabula Poetica presents, Lynn Emanuel, Mar. 14

March 7, 2011 by | Events

The Department of English and Tabula Poetica presents, Lynn Emanuel, author of Noose and Hook and two-time NEA Fellowship Recipient. Monday, March 14 at 10 a.m. in the Wallace All-Faiths Chapel. Emanuel is the winner of the 1992 National Poetry Series Open Competition for The Dig, and has been awarded a Pushcart Prize. Her poems have

John Fowles Center Presents, Dacia Maraini, Mar. 7

February 21, 2011 by | Events

The John Fowles Center for Creative Writing promotes and advances the discipline of creative writing in all its aspects: fiction, poetry, drama, creative nonfiction and screenwriting. For fourteen years the center has invited international writers to Chapman as: Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, Salman Rushdie, Maxine Hong Kingston among others. This year’s 2011 literary series is devoted to

Distinguished Writer Series w/ author Pico Iyer, March 30

February 14, 2011 by | News

On Wednesday, March 30, 2011, Pico Iyer will be speaking as part of the Distinguished Writer Series in the new Sandhu (D & D1) Conference center. Pico Iyer is the author of several books about cultures converging, including Video Night in Kathmandu, The Lady and the Monk, The Global Soul, and, most recently, Abandon. His