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2018 Literary Arts Reading Series John Fowles Center for Creative Writing

January 16, 2018 by | News

Please join us for the 2018 Literary Arts Reading Series, featuring authors, Michal Ajvaz (Feb. 5); Dorota Maslowska (Feb. 19); Lucian Dan Teodorovici (Mar. 12); Aleksandar Hemon (Apr. 2); Gabor Schein (Apr. 23) and Radka Denemarkova (Apr. 30). All readings are in Beckman Hall 404 at 5 p.m. and these events are free and open to the

WordTheatre at Chapman University Celebrating Black History Month

January 16, 2018 by | News

On Monday, February 5, at 7 p.m. in Fish Interfaith Center, WordTheatre of LA and Wilkinson College will host an evening featuring dramatic readings of John Edgar Wideman’s short stories (Philadelphia Fire and Sent for You Yesterday). This event celebrates Black History Month and will feature internationally acclaimed Hollywood actor Roger Guenveur Smith (Do The

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2018 Graduate Workshops Register Today!

January 11, 2018 by | News

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Mark Chapin Johnson Foundation Supports the War and Society Program

December 5, 2017 by Greg Daddis | News

Chapman University’s Wilkinson College is excited to announce that the Mark Chapin Johnson Foundation has recently donated $100,000 to fund five $20,000 student scholarships for the MA Program in War and Society. The master of arts program falls under the newly created Center for the Study of War and Society at Chapman. Professor Jennifer Keene,

The Nuclear Crisis, Why We Are in Denial and What to do About it November 8th

October 26, 2017 by | News

Little has changed since Stanley Kubrick made his legendary film “Dr. Strangelove” in the 1960s, and most people still accept – if not love–the bomb. Nukes are presented as security, as a deterrent. Yet accidents, miscalculations, and superpower escalations like the Cuba missile crisis have constantly reaffirmed the dangers of accidental, intentional, or unintended uses

We Need to Live for Each other Author Carl Wilkens

October 26, 2017 by | News

The Department of Peace Studies invites you to hear author Carl Wilkens, I’m Not Leaving, a story about Rwanda through the eyes of the only American to remain in the country through the 1994 genocide. Join us on Monday, November 6 at 7 p.m. in Beckman Hall 404 to hear his incredible story.  

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An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht November 9

October 18, 2017 by | News

You’re invited to an interfaith service of remembrance for Kristallnacht on Thursday, November 9 in the Fish Interfaith Center, which will include a conversation with Holocaust Survivor and witness to Kristallnacht, Engelina Billauer. The talk will be moderated by Dr. Marilyn Harran Director, Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education and Stern Chair, Wilkinson College of Arts,

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Education Through Experience: Seeing Beyond the Divide

September 28, 2017 by | News

By Muhammad Karkoutli, ‘(20) Political Science Major A mosque and a synagogue standing side by side, commemorating the same prophet, yet divided in bitter conflict. One could not distinguish between the sincerity in the reverence for tradition in either holy site.  The mannerisms, etiquette, and atmosphere were almost identical in the Cave of the Patriarchs