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Macbeth Symposium, Feb. 23

February 9, 2011 by | Events

In advance of the Theater Department’s production of William Shakespeare’s *The Tragedie of Macbeth* (Feb. 17, 2011), there will be a symposium on the play and production. Featured will be the director (Tom Bradac), the lighting director (Don Guy), members of the cast, members of the design team, and Dr. Kent Lehnhof (English). The symposium

It’s plain to see — readers still love their Jane

January 31, 2011 by | News

Hold onto your bonnets, Jane Austen fans. An out-and-out Austenpalooza is coming to Chapman University on Feb. 15, when Lynda Hall, Ph.D., professor of English and a scholar of 19th Century British literature, hosts “Austenalia,” a panel discussion featuring four novelists whose contemporary work picks up where Austen’s pen left off. Read more in Happenings.

Austenalia: A Panel Discussion with Jane Austen-Related Authors, Feb. 15

January 25, 2011 by | News

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s first novel Sense and Sensibility, Dr. Lynda Hall, Assistant Professor of English and 19th Century British Literature scholar, will moderate a panel discussion of contemporary authors inspired by Jane Austen’s work. Authors include: Diana Birchall, Mrs. Darcy’s Dilemma; Karen Joy Fowler, The Jane

A politically correct Huck Finn? Chapman scholars weigh in

January 6, 2011 by | News

News of a plan to publish a sanitized version of Mark Twain’s classic novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has launched a heated debate across the country, just the sort of thing the sardonic bard himself might have enjoyed.“I think Mark Twain would love this,” says Lynda Hall, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of English, Wilkinson

John Fowles Center 2011 Literary Forum

January 6, 2011 by | News

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. Below is a list of the

The Panther Newspaper Spring Kickoff, Feb. 16

January 4, 2011 by | News

The Panther Newspaper will kickoff Spring Semester with DJ music by Chapman Radio and a virtual scavenger hunt with the launch of a new website. Date: Wednesday, February 16Time:  12 PM Location: Atallah Piazza Contact: The Panther newspaperPhone: (714) 997-6870

A Night With … Karen Blixen (by Dr. Angela Tumini), Nov. 16, 2010

November 12, 2010 by | Events

Danish writer and extraordinary woman, Karen Blixen (to be played by Dr. Angela Tumini) is the author of Babette’s Feast and Out of Africa, both adapted into highly acclaimed, Academy Award-winning motion pictures. Blixen remains a complex figure in the writing and history of colonial Africa. WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010TIME: 7 p.m.LOCATION: Wallace All Faiths Chapel

English Department – Patrick Fuery

November 11, 2010 by | News

Chair and Professor of English Patrick Fuery is part of a research team that has just been awarded $230,000 to create a project using arts to develop strategies for helping returned soldiers of war deal with mental health issues. This particular grant is one of the most prestigious grants given by the Australian Research Council.  “The other team

Department of English

November 10, 2010 by | News

Anna Leahy, Ph.D., Department of English, Wilkinson College, has had her poem “After Assassination” published in the Summer/Fall 2010 issue of Crab Orchard Review. Dr. Leahy’s poem, “Rules for Writing a Poem,” was recently published in Cream City Review.

Tabula Poetica MFA Reading, Nov. 30

November 9, 2010 by | News

On Tuesday, November 30, 2010 don’t miss out on the MFA Poetry Reading presented by Tabula Poetica, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Chapman University. The poetry readings will begin at 5 p.m. in the Malloy Performance Portico room in Leatherby Libraries.  This event is sponsored by Wilkinson’s Department of English and supported by

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