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A Night With … Jane Austen (with Dr. Lynda Hall), Feb. 22, 2011

November 4, 2010 by | News

In 2011, exactly 200 years since the publication of Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen (portrayed by Dr. Lynda Hall) will pay a visit to Chapman University. She will consider what has happened with her novels, her “own darling child[ren],” during the past two centuries. Jane will contemplate the history of “Janeites,” the waves of her popularity,

Chapman poet, librarian stand by for Discovery launch

November 3, 2010 by | News

Anna Leahy, Ph.D., associate professor of English at Chapman University, and Douglas Dechow., Ph.D., associate librarian at Leatherby Libraries, are in Cape Canaveral, Fla., to witness the launch of the Discovery space shuttle, one of the final shuttle launches planned by NASA, which is expected to retire the fleet after the Endeavor launches in February.

World Premiere of “If All the Sky Were Paper” – Nov. 13

October 29, 2010 by | News

On Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, as part of Remembrance Weekend, a performace of “If All the Sky Were Paper” a story based on Andrew Carroll’s collected wartime letters from Veterans, will take place in Waltmar Theatre at Chapman University at 7:30 p.m. The play, based on Carroll’s on-going effort to seek out and preserve personal wartime letters

Allison Joseph, Tabula Poetica Poetry Series, Nov. 9

October 27, 2010 by | News

On Tuesday, November 9, 2010, the Tabula Poetica Poetry Series will continue with author/poet Allison Joseph. All readings and talks are free and open to the public. Barnes & Noble will have poets’ books available for sale at the events. 2:30 p.m. Poetry Talk “Dispatches from a Poetry Editor” (AF 201, introduced by Tabula Poetica Director Anna Leahy).

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

October 22, 2010 by | News

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

The Femme Fatale in Literature with Dean of Wilkinson College Patrick Quinn

October 19, 2010 by | News

The archetypal figure of the femme fatale as a literary construct is a masculine creation. This lecture will explore the development of the femme fatale from her literary inception in France about 1840 through to her development in American literature which ends about 1920, a period that produced an unprecedented number of manifestations of her

Tabula Poetica Poetry Reading Series – Patty Seybum 9/28

September 27, 2010 by | Events

Patty Seyburn’s third book of poems, “Hilarity,” won the Green Rose Prize given by New Issues Press. Her two previous books of poems are “Mechanical Cluster” and “Diasporadic,” which won the 1997 Marianne Moore Poetry Prize and the American Library Association”s Notable Book Award for 2000. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals including The

Department of English

September 17, 2010 by | English

Mark Axelrod, Ph.D., professor of English, Wilkinson, is serving as a film mentor for HATCH and its signature event, HATCHfest 2010, a film festival that will be held in Bozeman, Montana Sept. 22-25.  HATCH is a year-round non-profit organization, based in Bozeman, designed to develop and foster the growth of creative minds in various industries

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