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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

War and Society Awarded Student Scholarship Deadline: February 1, 2018

September 21, 2017 by | News

Chapman University and Wilkinson College is excited to announce that David M. Stone has recently committed to funding a full scholarship to the Masters in Arts of War and Society program. This significant gift will help the program, and Chapman University, build a community of diverse scholars who are committed to working through long-term issues

Chapman University to Host Four Exhibits Part of The Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: Latin American & Latino Art

September 7, 2017 by | News

Chapman University is one of 70 institutions in Southern California that is participating in Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA—an initiative of the Getty in which arts institutions across Southern California will join together to explore the vast subject of Latin American and Latino Art in dialogue with Los Angeles this fall. Chapman is one of only

Chapman LGBTQIA+ Staff and Faculty Forum

August 31, 2017 by | News

Chapman University and the Office of the Provost are pleased to support the formation of the Chapman LGBTQIA+ Staff and Faculty Forum.  The goal of this group is to provide support for LGBTQIA+ student communities, mentoring, and community development opportunities to staff and faculty members who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, transgender, queer, questioning,