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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

Septics, Sewers and Secularization: How Government Regulation Flushes Religiosity Down the Drain with Anthony Gill, Sept. 20

September 14, 2011 by | News

The Institute for the study of Religion, Economics, and Society (IRES) at Chapman University is pleased to announce their first seminar of the fall semester with speaker Tony Gill, a political scientist from the University of Washington. He will be presenting his paper “Septics, Sewers and Secularization: How Government Regulation Flushes Religiosity Down the Drain” in Wilkinson

History Does It Again!

August 30, 2011 by | History

The History Department is pleased to announce that Alpha Mu Gamma, Chapman University’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honors Society, has won the best chapter award in Division 2 (programs without graduate studies) for the fourth year in row. This honor recognizes the outstanding achievements of the student-led organization including an oral

Dr. Marilyn Harran featured in Old Towne Orange Plaza Review, July/August 2011

July 22, 2011 by | History

Chapman’s Stern Chair in Holocaust Education and founding Director of the University’s Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education was recently featured in the Old Towne Orange Plaza Review. The article, “Building Character at Chapman University” discusses Dr. Harran’s involvement with Holocaust Education and what sparked her interest early on in her career. Article can be read