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Fuery accepts dean position for Wilkinson College

April 11, 2012 by | News

Patrick Fuery, chair of the English department, confirmed that he has been selected as dean of Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences. He will assume the position in August. A faculty search committee, consisting of Marvin Meyer, professor of religious studies; Myron Yeager, professor of English; Marilyn Harran, Stern chair in

Secret Lives Of The Apostles tonight on National Geographic Channel

April 5, 2012 by | History

TV ALERT: Tune in TONIGHT!   Chapman University faculty member Marvin Meyer, Ph.D., Griset Professor of Bible and Christian Studies, will be among the international experts starring in the national broadcast premiere of SECRET LIVES OF THE APOSTLES.   Thursday, April 5th @ 9pm on the National Geographic Channel (check your local listings). Before the church, before

Elie Wiesel visit to be highlighted by conversations with students, faculty

March 27, 2012 by | Events

Elie Wiesel – winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, bestselling author, Holocaust survivor, and global leader in human rights advocacy – will return to Chapman University on April 15-22.  His annual one-week visit marks the second year of his five-year appointment as a Distinguished Presidential Fellow at the university.  While on campus, Wiesel will meet

Spring 2012 Edition of Wilkinson Review Now Available

February 14, 2012 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences presents, the new Spring 2012 edition of the Wilkinson Review.  The Wilkinson Review Offers a glimpse of exciting work our faculty in the new Wilkinson College are doing, as well as highlighting Wilkinson alumni.  We thank all of those who contributed!  To access it online click here. 

EVENT NEWS: Between Hitler and Stalin, Feb. 16

February 9, 2012 by | History

    The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education, Wilkinson College, and the History Department present, “Between Hitler and Stalin: Jewish Youth in the Polish-Soviet Borderlands” with Mr. Jeffrey Koerber on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in Beckman Hall, Room 404 (Bush Conference Center). ADMISSION: Free TIME: 7 p.m.  LOCATION: Beckman Hall, Room 404 (Bush Conference Center) Jeffrey

How Art History Majors Power the U.S. Economy

January 11, 2012 by | Art

If you’re interested in Art History, read this intriguing article in the Washington Post that portrays the relevance between humanities and education. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/post/how-art-history-majors-power-the-us-economy/2012/01/06/gIQAUv36hP_blog.html

An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht, Nov. 11

November 10, 2011 by | History

 The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education presents…   An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht  November 11, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Wallace All Faiths Chapel at the Fish Interfaith Center  The guest speaker will be, Engelina Billauer, survivor of the Holocaust and witness to Kristallnacht.  This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Ashley

Alicia Kozameh will Represent CU in France

November 7, 2011 by | News

Author/Professor Alicia Kozameh has been invited to the Belles Latinas Festival, a yearly event that takes place simultaneously in different cities in France during the month of November, for Latin American authors translated into French. She will be presenting her poetry book Mano en vuelo (Hand in Flight), in French Main in vol, written during

Antisemitism and Homophobia in Nazi Germany: Commonalities and Differences, Oct. 11

September 30, 2011 by | News

The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education presents Antisemitism and Homophobia in Nazi Germany: Commonalities and Differences, a lecture by Peter Hayes, Ph.D. Professor of History, Tuesday, October 11, 7 p.m. in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center.  Dr. Hayes is the co-Editor of “The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies” At Nazism’s very core was its

Attention History Students, 31st Annual History Conf, Oct. 20-22

September 29, 2011 by | News

The History Department wanted you to know that the 31st Annual Conference of the California Council for the Promotion of History will be October 20-22 in Riverside, California. CCPH will convene at the historic Mission Inn in Riverside, California. The intimate setting and unique story of this wonderfully eclectic hotel provides the perfect venue for