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Irreverent Representations: A Conversation with Ryan RedCorn Native Screenwriter and Filmmaker

November 30, 2022 by Lisa Wong ‘25 | News

In recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Month, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently welcomed Native filmmaker Ryan RedCorn (Osage) to speak about his overall experiences in the industry, working as a screenwriter on FX’s Reservation Dogs, and directing his film “Dead Birds Hearts.” While working on his MFA in screenwriting, RedCorn took electives

Cemetery Boys: A Fantasy Novel Featuring a Young LGBTQ+ Adult Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies

November 17, 2022 by Hannah Smith | News

The Department of English and Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences welcomed transgender and Latinx author Aiden Thomas to discuss their New York Times Bestseller novel: Cemetery Boys, a fantasy novel featuring a young LGBTQ+ adult. Dr. Renee Hudson (English), recently taught Cemetery Boys in her literature course analyzing the Chicano movement. According

Wilkinson College receives Congressional Recognition

November 10, 2022 by David Krausman | News

On November 2, 2022, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences was awarded special recognition for the addition of its Asian American Studies minor program, which will officially launch in fall 2023, as well as its Ethnic Studies initiatives driven by Engaging the World 2022: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies (ETW) initiative. Congressman

‘I Will Never Be Able to Forget’: George Takei Shares Internment Experience with Chapman ‘Star Trek’ actor, activist tells his family’s story as part of Wilkinson College series

November 9, 2022 by Joy Juedes | News

Actor, author, activist and social media favorite George Takei brought his powerful story of childhood imprisonment during World War II to Chapman University. Takei – perhaps best known as helmsman Hikaru Sulu of “Star Trek” – recounted “the terror of that morning” his family was forced from their home and taken to prison camps, along

What’s the Difference Between LGBT History Month and Pride Month?

October 26, 2022 by Joy Juedes | News

Pride Month has evolved into a national fixture each June, but October marks a perhaps lesser-known celebration – LGBT History Month. Pride Month has been acknowledged on Chapman University’s campus, so some may wonder if LGBT History Month is also recognized. “There is a compelling argument for why LGBT History Month makes sense to celebrate

A Student’s Perspective on Wilkinson’s Interdisciplinary Minors Career Corner

June 28, 2022 by Amy Asmussen | News

This month’s Career Corner has been taken over by Wilkinson College senior, Amy Asmussen (Creative Writing major and Environmental Studies minor).  Wilkinson College’s growing portfolio of Interdisciplinary Minors, including Africana Studies, Law and Liberal Arts, Creative and Cultural Industries, Disability Studies, and Ethnic Studies, among others, represent the heart and soul of Chapman University—its liberal

Feminist Theory Is Liberatory Practice Pop-up Exhibition in Argyros Forum

May 11, 2022 by | News

Graduating seniors of the Women’s & Gender Studies Minor Program in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, recently installed a feminist (theory) pop-up exhibition, “Feminist Theory Is Liberatory Practice,” in Argyros Forum (near the Student Union Lounge). The wall celebrated a number of feminist theorists whose work as scholar-activists seeks to deepen our

Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies Alumnus Gustavo Arellano

May 11, 2022 by Amy Asmussen | News

Wilkinson College’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies, welcomed alumnus Gustavo Arellano (’01, Film, Cinema, and Media Studies), who presented the keynote address at this year’s Education and Ethnic Studies Summit. Arellano, a columnist for the Los Angeles Times and author of Orange County: A Personal History and Taco USA: How Mexican

War & Society Students Share Research with Vietnam Veterans

April 19, 2022 by Natalie Figueroa | News

Wilkinson College’s MA in War and Society Program recently co-hosted the Vietnam War Conference: 1972: The War Between North and South Vietnam with the Texas Tech University Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive and Texas Tech’s Institute for Peace and Conflict. This event featured over 45 presentations, including three by graduate students enrolled in

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