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,
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.
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
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).
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 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
Time flies when you’re enjoying poetry. Tabula Poetica is already well into its fall poetry series at Chapman University and will welcome its third visiting poet Tuesday, Oct. 12. Read More!
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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
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