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La Serata An Evening of Italian Conversation

September 22, 2016 by | News

You are invited to La Serata – an evening of Italian conversation on October 5, 2016, December 7, 2016, March 8, 2017, April 12, 2017 and May 10, 2017, 7 – 8 p.m. in Beckman Hall on the 4th Floor Patio. Join us and learn how to improve your language skills, learn about the Italian

Student Spends the Summer Interning in New York Five Lessons Learned

September 15, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | Art

By Shoshana Feld-Sobol Expected Graduation: May 2017 (Senior) Major: Strategic and Corporate Communication The sun is still shinning bright, the wind still warm, and the general feeling of summer still radiates through the air. But alas, the new academic year has fallen upon us as swiftly as ever. Before we are consumed with school work

Leipzig Resurrected The Past in the Present

September 2, 2016 by Karen Gallagher | History

By Karen Gallagher Assistant Professor Department of World Languages and Cultures Epithet: “I have concluded that I am not at home anywhere and I have become used to this condition. The advantages outweigh the disadvantages. I would recommend such a state of affairs to all patriots and nationalists. The world might then have fewer sources

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

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