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#BlackoutTuesday An Analysis of the Hashtag

June 9, 2020 by Muhammad Karkoutli | News

By Muhammad Karkoutli (’20), Babbie Center Research Fellow On Tuesday, June 2, you may have noticed that social media was awash with black squares tagged with the hashtag #BlackoutTuesday – a response to the brutal murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25th. Although these black squares expressed a range of messages, the #BlackoutTuesday

Letter from the Dean of Wilkinson College June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020 by | News

Exhausted, frustrated, heart-broken, angry – these were the feelings expressed by Chapman students, staff, and faculty who have gathered over the past week to collectively grieve the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbrey, and Breonna Taylor. The rise of white supremacy, ongoing police brutality, Covid-19, systemic institutionalized racism, black and brown lives lost – racial injustice

Wilkinson College to Host Virtual Graduation Celebration This celebration for the Class of 2020 graduates will follow the President's Toast.

May 8, 2020 by | Events

Although Commencement has been postponed until further notice, the Chapman Family will still come together on May 22, 2020, for virtual celebrations to honor the Class of 2020! These events are not meant to replace the actual Commencement, but instead give us a way to celebrate together the academic year and the chapter of your

From Our Eyes: Emerging Female Writers MFA Students spend the day with prolific female writers.

March 13, 2020 by Esther Shin and Tryphena Yeboah | English

From Our Eyes is a new blog series showcasing Wilkinson faculty and students’ first-hand accounts of their undergraduate and graduate experiences. In this first installment, we hear from two students in the MFA English Program, Tryphena Yeboah and Esther Shin, who were invited to attend a conference on female writers. When we received confirmation that

Corinne Tam wins The Best Undergraduate Award at Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting

March 13, 2020 by Marrissa Childs | Soc

Corinne Wai Yin Tam (‘20, Sociology), President of Wilkinson College’s Sociology Club, was awarded the Eastern Sociological Society Annual Best Undergraduate Award for her paper, “Tiger Moms, Dragon Dads, and Baby Pandas: Cultural Expectations of Success Among Asian-American College Students.” She presented this paper at the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, which

Advice From an Activist Anti-Apartheid Activist Stephanie Urdang visits and speaks at Chapman

March 9, 2020 by | Events

South-African born Stephanie Urdang, a journalist, activist, and U.N. consultant, recently spoke on campus in a lecture entitled, “A Woman’s Lifetime Struggle on Gender, War, and Peace Issues.” The event was hosted  by the Peace Studies Department in Wilkinson College.  Urdang was raised in South Africa in Apartheid, a system of instituionalized racial segregation and

Wilkinson Commencement 2020 Here's what you need to know

February 28, 2020 by | Events

Graduating Class of 2020! The Chapman Commencement weekend will be one you’ll remember for years to come. We’re excited to have all Chapman graduating students together on Wilson Field for the University Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 22, 2020 at 7 p.m. and for the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Degree Ceremony

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