On Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, Assistant Professor of Art History, Liliana Leopardi, will present a visually stunning overview of the history of Venetian glass. Dr. Leopardi will focus on the invention of crystal, the quest to produce glass in imitation of precious materials and the magical properties used to repel poisons based off of the
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,
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
Master of Arts in International Studies (MAIS) presents MAIS Student Internship Experiences. Current graduate students enrolled in the MAIS program will sit on a panel and talk about their internship and educational experiences in the MAIS program. Topics they will be discussing are, Global Poverty, Environmental Sustainability, International Business and Finance, and Foreign Affairs. This
Matthew Coolidge is the Founder and Director of the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI) in Los Angeles, a nonprofit art/research organization that employs a multimedia and multidisciplinary approach to increase and diffuse knowledge about how the nation’s lands are utilized and perceived. He serves as a project director, photographer and curator for CLUI exhibitions,
On Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, Assistant Professor of Art in Digital Photography Alex Segade, open his show The Night Epi$ode at the Hammer Museum at UCLA. The show runs till January 23, 2011. Click here for more information.
Department of Art Assistant Professor Micol Hebron will be doing a performance at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Sunday, November 7th. Her performance will be a part of a large event in which 50 different artists or artist groups ‘take over’ the museum of a day. All projects have something to do
The Visual Arts Speaker Series presents artist Lyle Massey, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 at Chapman University, Moulton Hall 212, 7 p.m. Art, Anatomy and the Human body .. From the Renaissance to the Early Modern Period, anatomical and artistic explorations of the human body were intertwined. Artists such as Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci performed their own
On Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, The Schwartz Holocaust Lecture Series Co-sponsored by the Fish Interfaith Center, Hillel, and Chapman Interfaith Council present, This event is free and opent to the public. Click here for more information. An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht with special guest speaker Idele Stapholtz, Child Survivor of the Holocaust, Witness
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).