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Diversity and Inclusion Training Builds Dialogue in Chapman’s School of Communication

November 19, 2020 by Michelle Anguka | News

Student Government Association (SGA) Senator Steele Viverette ’22 wants all Chapman University students to know one thing: “We see you, we’re listening and we’re getting things done.” Since taking office, the double major in Global Communication and World Languages and Political Science (in Wilkinson College) has been busy listening, learning and planning. At the top

Chapman Linguist Protects Languages and Lives in Peru During COVID-19

October 19, 2020 by | News

Pilar Valenzuela’s field work in Peru is usually about documenting indigenous languages among people she has worked with since her graduate school days. But now, in the era of COVID-19, she’s working just as hard to save their lives. “How can you do this sophisticated research when people are dying?” Valenzuela says. Through the documentation

2020 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Reflect Diversity and Passion for Change Katherine Perez ’06, B.A. Psychology and Spanish

October 16, 2020 by | Lang

Each year, Chapman honors alumni who have proven themselves to be exceptional in their accomplishments and leaders in business, organizations and communities. This year more than ever, the Distinguished Alumni honorees reflect the university’s mission of encouraging the education of global citizens. Wilkinson College’s 2020 Distinguished Alumni is Katherine Perez ’06, B.A. Psychology and Spanish.

Italian Studies minor Grace Montgomery is awarded 2020 Casola Prize

September 17, 2020 by | News

Italian Studies minor Grace Montgomery ’22, was recently awarded the prestigious 2020 Casola Prize from the Patrons of Italian Culture (PIC), a scholarship that provides financial support to outstanding students in the study of Italian language and culture at the university level. Montgomery’s submission letter outlined her journey with the Italian culture, including her hopes

Faculty Books: Dr. Ian Barnard Doesn’t Mind Pushing Buttons Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions

June 25, 2020 by Samantha De La O | News

Sex panic. This is the phrase that Dr. Ian Barnard (English/LGBTQ Studies) uses to describe how contemporary liberal culture unintentionally uses sex panics to reinforce transphobic and homophobic tropes. In their new book, Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions, Barnard illuminates the ways that the public, media, and politicians produce, construct, and disseminate sex panics. “The

Angelica Allen Brings a Global Understanding to New Africana Studies Minor Professor envisions a program that captures "blackness in all of its complexity and diversity."

June 19, 2020 by Dennis Arp | News

Where Angelica Allen lived, no one else looked like her. As the daughter of a black U.S. military father and a Filipina mother, Allen spent much of her early childhood feeling the scorn of her classmates and neighbors in her outlying island community. “There was a lot of bullying, and also a lot of assumptions,”

Faculty Opportunity Fund Congrats to Wilkinson Faculty Recipients

June 16, 2020 by | News

Congratulations to the four faculty opportunity award recipients from Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences! Chapman University’s Faculty Opportunity Fund is a competitive merit-based internal funding opportunity for faculty to apply for up to $15,000 to conduct research or creative activity. These projects are intended to support Chapman University faculty in the development

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