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Bilingual Boxing: An Unexpected Interview with Muhammad Ali

August 11, 2016 by | News

By Dr. Polly Hodge Associate Professor of Spanish Department of World Languages and Cultures The news of Muhammad Ali’s death on June 3rd sparked a wave of nostalgia in my senses. Growing up in the 60s and 70s, I witnessed his rise to popularity and power every time my father and his army buddies got

Professor Wood Visits Kyushu University

August 5, 2016 by | News

Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies Michael Wood delivered a presentation of his research on the cultural facets of ecological change and globalized neo-liberal capital to the monthly interdisciplinary forum of the Asian Studies Seminar at Kyushu University this past June. His talk was well attended by representatives from a diversity of fields including history, cultural

Professor Wood Presents with Students at Asian Studies Conference

July 14, 2016 by | Events

Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies, Dr. Michael Wood, attended the Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast’s 50th Annual Conference hosted by California State Northridge June 9-12, 2016, where he was elected as a board member of the organization and presented on two different panels. During the conference he chaired a panel on the intersections of

What are your summer plans? Chapman students talk about what incredible things they are doing this summer!

May 4, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

For most college students, summer is the most highly anticipated season of the year. For two decades of our lives we’ve been tirelessly completing problem sets, public speeches, and scientific experiments. We’ve spent hours in the library, highlighter in-hand, meticulously annotating readings, drinking enough coffee to awaken a bear in hibernation, and agonizing over midterms

Hidden Places to Study on Campus Finals are coming up ... where will you study?

April 29, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

Studying on campus is an great way to get work done while being close to all your professors and resources. For people who commute long distances, studying on campus may be your only option between classes on a long day. However, even if you only live a mile or so from campus, parking can get

Wilkinson College Presents to the European Union Creative and Cultural Industries

April 27, 2016 by | News

Wilkinson College’s initiative in Creative and Cultural Industries has led to an invitation to present to the European Union in Washington DC. Addressing delegates from all 28 member states, Dean Patrick Fuery, Dr Kelli Fuery (Dodge College), Natalie Lawler (Arts Preparator) and Shannon Halverson (coordinator of the CCI) spoke on the College’s work in this

What’s An Elevator Pitch? Landing the job of your dreams

April 14, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

What is an elevator pitch? Well, if by happenstance, you find yourself stuck in an elevator with the CEO of your dream company you have between 30 and 60 seconds to win him/her over. This small window of time where you convince the CEO that he needs you in his company is called an elevator

Spaghetti & Meatballs The invention of Italian-American Cuisine

April 5, 2016 by | News

The Musco Chair in Italian Studies presents, Spaghetti & Meatballs – The invention of Italian-American Cuisine on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Argyros Forum, Room 209A with Zachary Nowak from Harvard University. Does food provide a barometer to assess the integration of Italian-American immigrants to the United States? This talk focuses on the

What to do after graduation Learn about options

March 4, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

The time has actually come – you are graduating from college! For some of you this means you’re officially done with schooling for the rest of your life; for others, this means leaping into a concentrated discipline at graduate school; for the career driven individuals, your highly awaited graduation means gaining real time work experience