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Working for Racial Justice and Human Rights Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race

November 17, 2020 by Dr. Ahmed Younis | News

On the eve of the 2020 US Presidential Election, Dr. Lisa Leitz, Professor and Director of Peace Studies hosted a well-attended discussion with Peace Studies faculty as part of Wilkinson’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race. Leitz was joined by Chapman Presidential Fellow Prexy Nesbitt, Associate Professor Claudia Fuentes-Julio, and

In Honor of Veterans The Escalette celebrates all service members

November 11, 2020 by Lindsay Shen | News

This Veterans Day, the Escalette thanks all service members for their countless sacrifices to ensure our safety and freedom. In their honor, today we feature a work by a veteran artist in the Escalette Collection and reflect on the unique ability of art to help us connect with others’ viewpoints and experiences with empathy and

Reverend William J. Barber II Promotes Hope, not Hate

October 28, 2020 by Samantha De La O | News

Reverend William J. Barber has hope for the future of American democracy, and little tolerance for defeatism, or for the news media that fuels it. “We have got to stop excusing language that creates desperation,” said Barber. “[The media] talks about the 61 million people that voted for Trump, but they don’t talk about the

Escalette Collection Zoom Virtual Backgrounds Add some inspiration to your next Zoom meeting!

October 16, 2020 by Jessica Bocinski | News

The Escalette Collection of Art is excited to announce a new series of Zoom virtual backgrounds. Download any of the backgrounds below to combat Zoom fatigue and add some inspiration to your next meeting! These Zoom backgrounds are also available for download on our website (chapman.edu/escalette). We will continue to add more background options, so

Turning Anguish into Purpose with Jimmie C. Gardner Wilkinson's Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race

September 30, 2020 by | News

Earlier this week Wilkinson College and the Fowler School of Law joined forces to bring judicial reform advocate, Jimme C. Gardner, who was wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for more than 27 years before being exonerated, back to Chapman as part of the Chapman Dialogue Series and Wilkinson’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the

Recording of A Source of Self-Regard: Artist Talk Featuring Ivan Forde, Niama Safia Sandy, and David L. Bell

September 29, 2020 by Jessica Bocinski | News

September 17th, the Escalette Collection of Art hosted its first event in conjunction with Begin/Again: Marking Black Memories. Ivan Forde, an artist featured in the virtual exhibition, was joined by anthropologist, artist, curator, and educator Niama Safia Sandy and introduced by David L. Bell of the Visitor Welcome Center in Los Angeles. If you didn’t have

After 27-Year Fight for Social Justice, Criminal Rights Advocate Starts a New Chapter at Chapman With a full scholarship, Jimmie C. Gardner works toward a bachelor’s degree. He’ll share his legal odyssey in Chapman’s ‘Engaging the World’ series exploring social justice and systemic racism.

September 21, 2020 by | News

September is always special to Jimmie C. Gardner. In 2016, that was the month when charges leading to his wrongful conviction and a legal nightmare lasting nearly 30 years were finally dismissed. This year the anniversary is especially extraordinary. Gardner, now a motivational speaker and advocate for prison reform and inmate rights, became a full-time

Guggenheim Gallery Goes Digital 

September 4, 2020 by | News

The Guggenheim Gallery is not letting COVID-19 stop it from showcasing student’s artwork and curated exhibitions. While the gallery remains closed for in-person visits, it is continuing programming of art exhibits on its website and social media platforms in a new and exciting way. The gallery recently announced that a selection of the catalogs created

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