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Tabula Poetica Presents Carolyn Forché: Sept. 10

August 25, 2015 by | News

Tabula Poetica’s Annual Poetry Reading Series begins on Thursday, September 10, 2015 with poet Carolyn Forché. Her books of poetry include The Country Between Us (which received the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay di Castagnola Award and was the Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets), The Angel of History (which received the

Summer in Cástulo

August 18, 2015 by Ellen Webre | News

By Ellen Webre, senior screenwriting major The sun rises over the hills onto where a fortress lies buried. Walls emerge from a blanket of thistles, and the scent of olive trees fill the air. Cástulo was once an Iberian city in Andalusian Spain that controlled the Guadalquivir river and its trade. The city possessed the wealth

Screening of Women in Gold: Sept. 10

August 12, 2015 by | News

On Thursday, September 10, 2015, you’re invited to a FREE screening of Woman in Gold starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds as part of the Memory, Meaning, and Justice Lecture Series. The Woman in Gold is a remarkable story of one women’s journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her

2015 Wilkinson College Colloquium: Aug. 28

August 10, 2015 by | News

Dean Patrick Fuery cordially invites you to the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 Colloquium on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. in Sandhu Conference Center D & D1. Attendance by Faculty and Staff greatly desired! Please RSVP by August 17, 2015 to Mary Shockey or call her at

“Is this a rock?”

July 21, 2015 by Clarissa Hampton | News

This past April, Associate professor of art history and archaeology Justin St. P. Walsh received a grant from the Loeb Classical Library Foundation at Harvard University to fund his fieldwork in Spain this summer. The money paid for travel, a new computer, as well as hiring two Spanish archaeologists and five Chapman students to work as

Art 393 Sustainable Design Students Are on a “MISSION”

June 29, 2015 by | News

Art 393 Sustainable Design course begins today! This summer, the class has been asked to create and develop communication materials to help launch an awareness campaign in a pilot school program by their client, Lunar Mission One (LM1) in London. LM1 is charged with building a spacecraft to land on the moon and drill core

Minecraft in the classroom?

June 26, 2015 by | News

Justin Walsh, Ph.D., associate professor of art history and archeology teaches a class called Poets, Philosophers and Citizens, Life in the Ancient Greek City – Art 347. It is more of an archeology class than an art history class. And this year, Walsh changed it up a little – rather a lot – by having

ReWilding with Cheryl Strayed: Sept. 29

June 23, 2015 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences invites you to join us on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 to hear Cheryl Strayed, author of #1 New York Times bestselling memoir WILD (and bestselling advice essay collection TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, the novel TORCH, and the forthcoming quotes collection, BRAVE ENOUGH). Her books have been translated into

2015 Henley Award Ceremony Winners!

May 12, 2015 by | News

Just a few minutes ago, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted the Twenty-Third Annual Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony in Argyros Forum. Students from the departments of Political Science, Peace Studies, Sociology, History and Communication Studies were honored with awards. Below is a list of the winners and their

An Extra Special Guest Visit

May 12, 2015 by | News

On Thursday, May 7, a group of students were surprised when Jason Russell, one of the founders of Invisible Children, came to speak to them in Professor Crystal Murphy’s Politics of Humanitarianism class. ABOUT INVISIBLE CHILDREN: Invisible Children, Inc. is an organization founded in 2004 to bring awareness to the activities of the Lord’s Resistance