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Culture and Business: An Italian Perspective March 5, 2016

January 28, 2016 by | News

You’re invited to become part of Italy’s new renaissance on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Culture and Business: An Italian Perspective conference presented by Chapman University Italian Studies Council. This symposium will bring together innovative business leaders who are working at the crossroad of Italy and America to share stories and engage with new challenges

The Presidency at War Evan Thomas

January 27, 2016 by | News

Please join us on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel to hear author, Evan Thomas (Being Nixon, 2015), 7-10 p.m. in a lecture titled, The Presidency at War. Mr. Thomas will be talking about some of the larger problems presidents face when the nation goes to war, discussing the importance of

Reimagining Local Government: Strengthening Democracy in Our Communities February 25, 2016

January 22, 2016 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and Political Science present, Reimagining Local Government: Strengthening Democracy in Our Communities, on Thursday, February 25, 2016, 9 a.m.- 6:45 p.m. in Argyros Forum 209ABC (see conference agenda for details). Join us for four panel discussions with political and educational experts, as they dive into topics relating

The Vienna Paradox: Jewish Identity and Austrian High Culture Between the World Wars Sponsored by The Joyce and Saul Brandman Foundation Lecture Series

January 15, 2016 by | News

You’re invited to a special evening with Marjorie Perloff, author of Differentials: Poetry, Poetics and Pedagogy and the forthcoming Edge of Irony: Modernism in the Shadow of the Hapsburg Empire on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center as part of The Joyce and Saul Brandman

Archaeological Dig: June-July 2016 Looking for volunteers to work

November 30, 2015 by | News

Chapman Professor Justin Walsh is looking for student volunteers to work on an archaeological project in the south of Spain, June – July 2016. He will be collaborating with a group of Spanish archaeologists called Forvm MMX at the site of Castulo. This city was inhabited from ca. 700 BCE to 1600 CE, and it

Tabula Poetica: MFA Reading

November 24, 2015 by | News

Tabula Poetica Fall Poetry Series for 2015 ends on Thursday, December 17, 2015 with the MFA Reading. Please join us in the Fish Interfaith Center at 4 p.m. to hear MFA students read their work. Refreshments will be served. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of English and History, Chancellor’s Office, Dean of Students

Italy, Love it or Leave it: Gustav Hofer and Luca Ragazzi's Film Trilogy

October 30, 2015 by | News

You’re invited to a World Languages and Cultures event with guest speaker Clarissa Clo from San Diego State University on Thursday, November 12, 2015 in Argyros Forum 209A at 7:30 p.m. This event will focus on Gustav Hofer and Luca Ragazzi’s three documentaries – Improvvisamente l’inverno scorso (Suddenly, Last Winter, 2009), Italy: Love it, or Leave

Free Screening: Agony of Love Classic Arabic movie

October 21, 2015 by | News

You’re invited to a special free screening of Agony of Love. This classic Arabic movie (with English Subtitles) was popular in 1961 and features Omar Sharif, a famous Egyptian actor who portrays a shy Hussein in this romantic comedy. Join the Arabic club on Thursday, October 29 at 7 p.m. in Doti Hall, 101 (Arabic

The Future of Demographics Featuring Wendell Cox

October 19, 2015 by | News

The Department of Sociology invites you to The Future of Demographics with Wendell Cox on Monday, November 2, 2015 in Argyros Forum, 209A 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. (brown bag lunch, lecture) and in Beckman Hall 107, 4-6:50 p.m. (class lecture). About the event(s): Cities are justified by the extent to which they facilitate the aspirations

The Life and Works of Elie Wiesel

October 9, 2015 by | News

The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education presents, Dr. Alan Rosen (The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder) on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 – To Capture the Fire: The Life and Works of Elie Wiesel at 4 p.m. in Beckman Hall 404. In this lecture, Dr. Rosen, who has written extensively