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Censorship and  Disinformation, the U.S. vs. China

May 11, 2022 by | News

The MA in International Studies Program (MAIS) was honored to have Dr. Teng Biao deliver his lecture, “Confronting Disinformation and Censorship: Lessons from China and the US” as part of the program’s newly launched Scholars-at-Risk lecture series. Like its namesake organization, the Scholars-at-Risk lecture series gives space and advocacy to academics, writers, artists, and other

History Students Win Best Paper Awards

April 26, 2022 by Natalie Figueroa | News

Patrick Beirne (‘22, History) and Sydney Horner (‘22, History) tied for Best Undergraduate Paper and Nat Pendergraft (‘22, History, TV Writing & Production; MA War & Society ‘23) was the runner-up at the 2022 Southern California Phi Alpha Theta (History Honors Society) Regional Conference. The conference featured 45 student presentations and 10 participating schools, and

Continued NEH Successes

April 25, 2022 by Allison DeVries | English

Congratulations to Dr. Shira Klein (History) and Dr. Nora Rivera (English), who each recently received highly competitive awards funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Dr. Shira Klein, Associate Professor of History, was awarded an NEH Summer Stipend for work on her book, Jews and Race in the Italian Colonization of Africa, 1890–1945.

War & Society Students Share Research with Vietnam Veterans

April 19, 2022 by Natalie Figueroa | News

Wilkinson College’s MA in War and Society Program recently co-hosted the Vietnam War Conference: 1972: The War Between North and South Vietnam with the Texas Tech University Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive and Texas Tech’s Institute for Peace and Conflict. This event featured over 45 presentations, including three by graduate students enrolled in

Celebrating Professor Bob Slayton’s Career at Chapman University 

March 31, 2022 by | News

After more than 34 years of service, Robert (Bob) Slayton, Professor of History and Henry Salvatori Professorship in American Values and Traditions of Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Chapman University, has announced his retirement at the end of this academic year. When asked what Wilkinson College means to him, he replied,

Graduate Careers In Focus: Alumnus Gregory Falcon Applies Historian Training at Plethora Businesses

March 18, 2022 by | News

Gregory Falcon’s historical training is serving him well in his role as a research analyst at Plethora Businesses, an investment banking firm in Orange, C.A., where he is responsible for analyzing economic trends across various industry sectors. Making use of his manuscript research skills, he assembles reports, lists, and other various writings to help business

A Sunflower of History and Hope

March 4, 2022 by Marilyn J. Harran | News

If you research the meaning of sunflowers, you’ll find that they are a symbol of positivity and luck. They also represent peace and hope. Sunflowers happen to be the national flower of Ukraine, a country that in recent years has embraced these ideals in building an independent and democratic society. In just over a week,

Telling Unsung Stories of Black History Provides Breakthrough Moments for Chapman Students

March 1, 2022 by Dennis Arp | News

Who knew that during the early years of the Great Depression, culinary schools for Black women sprang up in numerous U.S. cities? For anthropology student and enthusiastic foodie Madisyn Montgomery ’22, the research revelation whet her appetite to learn more. Montgomery got hooked on the cooking school story while exploring a database of historically Black

Wilkinson College Presents the Ethnic Studies Lecture Series

February 28, 2022 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences continues the commitment to leading the conversation on campus and in our community on issues of humanity, unity, and race with the Ethnic Studies Lecture Series launching March 1. The mini-series, sponsored by the Ethnic Studies Interdisciplinary Minor, will discuss the importance of ethnicity and indigeneity, focusing

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