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An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance, Apr. 28

April 7, 2011 by | News

“An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance” Metaphors of Memory: A Witness Through the Arts Sponsored by The Lodzer Organization of California A Program of Dance, Music, and Documentary Film Presented by Chapman University Holocaust History Minors, Class of 2011 on Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall. Lighting of Candles of Remembrance Musical

PHI Alpha Theta 2011 SOCAL Regional Conference, April 9

April 4, 2011 by | Events

The Chapman University History Department and Alpha-Mu-Gamma chapter of Phi Alpha Theta are proud to host the 2011 Phi Alpha Theta Southern California Regional Conference on April 9, 2011. Undergraduate and graduate students from across the nation be presenting their papers to a panel of judges. We are excited to announce that renowned American historian,

Elie Wiesel, Knowledge & Ethics, Mar. 29 – GET YOUR (FREE) TICKETS STARTING MAR. 7

February 28, 2011 by | News

Chapman University students, faculty and staff will once again have the special opportunity to hear a talk by Elie Wiesel, distinguished author and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, when he returns to campus as Distinguished Presidential Fellow. Professor Wiesel will present a lecture titled “Knowledge and Ethics” to the Chapman University community at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March

Dr. Harran and Holocaust Library in Chronicle of Higher Education

February 10, 2011 by | History

At Chapman U., a Holocaust Library Keeps Memory Alive Marilyn J. Harran is the first to say that a mid-sized Orange County university affiliated with the Disciples of Christ is an unlikely home for a Holocaust library, just as a religious-studies professor whose field is the 16th century and who isn’t Jewish is an unlikely

Chapman Partners with Clark University on Holocaust Fellowship

December 6, 2010 by | News

In a unique initiative, Chapman University will partner with Clark University in Worcester, Mass. to create a new graduate fellowship in Holocaust history, the two universities announced. The fellowship will be offered as an “innovative academic collaboration” between the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at Chapman University and the Strassler Family Center for Holocaust and

PAT President Wins Award

December 6, 2010 by | History

Phi Alpha Theta president, Kirsten Moore (pictured left), has received the Tenaya Hills Outstanding Senior Thesis Project Award. Each year one outstanding member of PAT receives the Tenaya Hills award for their research efforts.  Congrats Kirsten!

An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht with special guest speaker Idele Stapholtz

October 27, 2010 by | Events

On Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, The Schwartz Holocaust Lecture Series Co-sponsored by the Fish Interfaith Center, Hillel, and Chapman Interfaith Council present, This event is free and opent to the public. Click here for more information.   An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht with special guest speaker Idele Stapholtz, Child Survivor of the Holocaust, Witness

Remembering World War I, Thursday, Nov. 11, 5 p.m.

October 26, 2010 by | News

Remembering World War I, a poetry reading and lecture by Dean of Wilkinson College Patrick Quinn and Jennifer Keene, Professor of History. The program will look at the causes, the activities, and the results of the events of 1914—1918 which brought about catastrophic changes not only in Europe and North America but throughout the world.

History majors chosen to read their papers about Nixon

October 26, 2010 by | History

Three of Chapman’s history majors, Mark Johnston, Matthew McCluggage and Kirsten Moore, were chosen to read their papers that responded to the question: “How would Nixon interpret what is happening today?” Johnston’s paper, “The Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty: A Case Study on the Politics of Nuclear Non-Proliferation,” compared Nixon’s struggle with disarming Russia to the current