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CCI Students and The Dream Machine

December 7, 2022 by Pamela Coelho ’23 | News

An intrepid group of Creative and Cultural Industry (CCI) students in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, has leaped headfirst into a project that promises to turn heads. Dr. Patrick Fuery’s fall Creative and Cultural Industries in Practice class was tasked with creating none other than The Dream Machine. The Dream Machine is

Irreverent Representations: A Conversation with Ryan RedCorn Native Screenwriter and Filmmaker

November 30, 2022 by Lisa Wong ‘25 | News

In recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Month, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently welcomed Native filmmaker Ryan RedCorn (Osage) to speak about his overall experiences in the industry, working as a screenwriter on FX’s Reservation Dogs, and directing his film “Dead Birds Hearts.” While working on his MFA in screenwriting, RedCorn took electives

Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies A Night of Remembrance: Honoring America's Latino Veterans

November 30, 2022 by Lisa Wong ‘25 | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences hosted A Night of Remembrance: Honoring America’s Latino Veterans as a part of Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies. Latinx veterans, past and present, who fought for America in the midst of prejudice and during a time when they didn’t receive proper recognition, commemorated

Career Corner: Career Tips from The Lonely Island’s Jorma Taccone 

November 18, 2022 by Lisa Wong ‘25 | News

Student Takeover: This month Lisa Wong ‘25 (Broadcast Journalism and Documentary major and Visual Journalism/Chinese minors) attended Art Professor Lia Halloran’s conversation with The Lonely Island’s Jorma Taccone on creativity. Listening to Jorma’s career advice and getting the chance to interview him gave Lisa insight on starting a creative career. Lisa shared what she took

Cemetery Boys: A Fantasy Novel Featuring a Young LGBTQ+ Adult Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies

November 17, 2022 by Hannah Smith | News

The Department of English and Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences welcomed transgender and Latinx author Aiden Thomas to discuss their New York Times Bestseller novel: Cemetery Boys, a fantasy novel featuring a young LGBTQ+ adult. Dr. Renee Hudson (English), recently taught Cemetery Boys in her literature course analyzing the Chicano movement. According

‘I Will Never Be Able to Forget’: George Takei Shares Internment Experience with Chapman ‘Star Trek’ actor, activist tells his family’s story as part of Wilkinson College series

November 9, 2022 by Joy Juedes | News

Actor, author, activist and social media favorite George Takei brought his powerful story of childhood imprisonment during World War II to Chapman University. Takei – perhaps best known as helmsman Hikaru Sulu of “Star Trek” – recounted “the terror of that morning” his family was forced from their home and taken to prison camps, along

The Kindness of Color: The Story of Two Families Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies

November 2, 2022 by Amy Asmussen | Events

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently welcomed author Janice Munemitsu, whose family was imprisoned in a Japanese American internment camp, and Sylvia Mendez, a plaintiff in the Mendez et al. v. Westminster school desegregation case, as part of Wilkinson’s Engaging the World initiative, Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies. The discussion explored

Life? or Theater?: A Compilation of Artwork by Charlotte Salomon

November 2, 2022 by Hannah Smith | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education welcomed scholar Monica Bohm-Duchen to speak about Life? or Theater?: a compilation of artwork by Charlotte Salomon, a talented Berlin-born artist who, at the age of twenty-six and five months pregnant, was murdered at the Auschwitz death camp in World

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Distinguished Alumni of 2022 The Rev. Dr. Sarah Halverson-Cano '99

October 26, 2022 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently honored its Distinguished Alumni of 2022, the Rev. Dr. Sarah Halverson-Cano (’99, Religious Studies and English Literature). Halverson-Cano, currently serving as a pastor of Irvine United Congregational Church, is a progressive social justice leader in Orange County, active in numerous causes. She is a successful female

The Escalette Collection Celebrates its 10+2 Anniversary

October 26, 2022 by Jessica Bocinski | News

The Escalette Collection recently celebrated its 10+2 year anniversary, a commemoration delayed two years due to the pandemic. Established in 2010 through a generous donation by Phyllis and Ross Escalette, Wilkinson College’s “museum without walls” has grown to include over 830 works displayed in the public spaces throughout campus. This event celebrated this monumental milestone

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