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Dr. Justin de Leon awarded $30,000 from Strong Heart Study

April 16, 2024 by | News

Dr. Justin de Leon (Ethnic Studies) was awarded a $30,000 Strongheart Tribal Approach to Research (STAR) Projects grant from the Strong Heart Study (SHS) at the University of Oklahoma. SHS is a study of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors among American Indian men and women and is the largest epidemiologic study of American Indians

Chapman’s First Latina Sorority Provides Critical Support to Multicultural Community on Campus

February 23, 2024 by | News

First-generation students Natalia Trejo, Aizzy Portillo and Cintya Felix can add something else they have in common to their time at Chapman University: sisters in the university’s first multicultural Greek organization. Felix ’26 encountered Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated at a student organization fair during her first year. “I truly never saw myself pursuing Greek

Faculty Book: Ambiguous Cinema

February 23, 2024 by | News

The concept driving Dr. Kelli Fuery’s (Creative and Cultural Industries) latest book, Ambiguous Cinema: From Simone de Beauvoir to Feminist Film-Phenomenology (Edinburgh University Press) originated from one of her Film Theory classes when she and her students were discussing theories of spectatorship. “While many students were familiar with the ‘male gaze’ as coined by Laura

Excursion to the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens From Our Eyes:

January 24, 2024 by Natalie Teeter | News

This edition of From Our Eyes features Natalie Teeter, a rising junior pursuing a major in Strategic and Corporate Communication and minor in Studio Art. Teeter and a group of Wilkinson students and staff recently visited the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens to view their exceptional collection of Asian American artifacts. The trip

Two Wilkinson College Faculty Awarded NEH Fellowships

January 18, 2024 by | History

Two Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences faculty were recently awarded National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowships. Dr. Alex Bay (History) was awarded a $60,000 NEH Division of Research Programs Fellowship for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan, and Dr. Vivian Yan-Gonzalez (Asian American Studies) was awarded a $60,000 NEH Division of

A Discussion on Trans Health with Chapman Alum Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Health Equity

November 27, 2023 by Syd Brewster | News

As part of the Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Health Equity series, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences recently hosted a Trans Health and Wellness panel featuring trans Chapman alumni who are active in the community. According to the panelists, there was no visibility

From Our Eyes: Looking into the Reality of Life within Japanese American Incarceration Camps

August 17, 2023 by Christian Grevin | News

This edition of  From Our Eyes features alumnus and current staff member Christian Grevin (Political Science and History ‘22), who reflects on Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa’s recently installed Images and Imaginings of Internment: Comics and Illustrations of Camp exhibition, which examines the little-known visual representations of daily life within internment camps where Japanese Americans and Japanese

Japanese American Incarceration: The Camps and Coerced Labor During World War II

April 21, 2023 by Amy Asmussen | News

Wilkinson College of Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences invited Dr. Stephanie Hinnershitz, a research historian at the National WWII Museum specializing in the home front and civil-military relations during World War II, to discuss her book, Japanese American Incarceration: The Camps and Coerced Labor During World War II with Wilkinson students, faculty, and staff. Hinnershitz

HerStories: A Celebration of Women in History

March 21, 2023 by Grace Galusha '23 | News

Every March, in Honor of Women’s History Month, students in Wilkinson College’s Women and Gender Studies minor gather to tell stories of women past and present that have made their mark in the activist, academic, and political spheres. Through the use of multimedia presentations, the seniors highlight the histories, or “Herstories”, a term used to

Towards Collective Memory: Documenting Resistance

March 10, 2023 by Bernadine Cortina | News

On February 21st, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences observed the Day of Remembrance for Japanese American internment and the signing of executive order 9066 with a showing of We Said No! No!: A Story of Civil Disobedience, a documentary directed by Brian Tadashi Maeda. The screening was followed by a panel discussion

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