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Spring 2012 Edition of Wilkinson Review Now Available

February 14, 2012 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences presents, the new Spring 2012 edition of the Wilkinson Review.  The Wilkinson Review Offers a glimpse of exciting work our faculty in the new Wilkinson College are doing, as well as highlighting Wilkinson alumni.  We thank all of those who contributed!  To access it online click here. 

Faculty in Department of Languages In-Action

February 13, 2012 by | Lang

Dr. Valenzuela leads linguistics workshop for native teachers in the Amazon Pilar Valenzuela,Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Languages, Wilkinson College,recently led a four-day workshop to analyze the grammar of Shawi, an indigenouslanguage spoken in the Province of Alto Amazonas, in northeastern Peru. The workshop took place in Yurimaguas, a small town on the banks of

Alicia Kozameh will Represent CU in France

November 7, 2011 by | News

Author/Professor Alicia Kozameh has been invited to the Belles Latinas Festival, a yearly event that takes place simultaneously in different cities in France during the month of November, for Latin American authors translated into French. She will be presenting her poetry book Mano en vuelo (Hand in Flight), in French Main in vol, written during

Languages Professor, Pilar Valenzuela, Presents New Book

November 1, 2011 by | Lang

Dr. Pilar Valenzuela (Associate Professor in the Department of Languages) recently participated in the presentation of the book Estudios sobre lenguas andinas y amazónicas. Homenaje a Rodolfo Cerrón-Palomino, which she co-edited with colleagues from Leiden University and the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. The book, which contains 21 articles dealing with various topics on Andean

Wilkinson’s Languages Department Wins at Chapman’s 2nd Annual Panther Pumpkin Pageant

October 31, 2011 by | Lang

Congratulations to the Languages Department! On October 31, 2011, Wilkinson College’s Languages Department entered Chapman’s 2nd Annual Panther Pumpkin Pageant and won the award for Best Chapman Theme. There were multiple entries and the winners were selected by ballot votes in 3 different categories:  Most Original Best Chapman Theme Most Humorous The Languages Department re-created Chapman’s

Social Sciences Awards Ceremony, May 6

May 10, 2011 by | News

On Friday, May 6, 2011, the annual 2011 Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony for Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences took place Sandhu Conference Center. Below is a list of the student winners. On behalf of Wilkinson College, congratulations! Communication Studies: For academic achievement in Communication Studies: Kyle Aldridge, Allyson

3rd Annual Musco Italian Studies Lecture, May 5

May 3, 2011 by | Events

On Thursday, May 5, 2011 – Dr. Laura Ruberto will give a lecture titled, “On Oranges and Organ Grinders: California’s Encounter with Italy and the Transnational Imagination of Cul-ture,” as part of the 3rd Annual Musco Italian Studies Lecture. Dr. Laura Ruberto, Berkeley City College, author of Gramsci, Migration, and the Representation of Women’s Work

Students discuss their involvement with the Shiwilu Project

April 26, 2011 by | News

Check out this video of Chapman undergraduate students discussing their involvement with the Shiwilu Project, specifically in the elaboration of a trilingual (Shiwilu-Spanish-English) dictionary. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWrUeUREyxU] As part of the SPAN 396 course (Fall 2010), taught by  Dr. Pilar Valenzuela, Associate Professor of Department of Languages, students worked on Spanish and English versions and learned about linguistic diversity, differences in worldview and

Italian students meet famous Italian writer Erri DeLuca

April 19, 2011 by | Lang

Italian students pose with famous Italian writer, Erri DeLuca Italian students were very excited to have the opportunity to attend a special Q&A; session with Italy’s most famous contemporary writer, Erri DeLuca on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. While visiting with students, Mr. DeLuca read a passage from one of his best known novels, God’s Mountain.

An afternoon of Italian Poetry, May 1

April 14, 2011 by | English

The Orange County Italian Cultural Association (http://www.ocica.org/) invites you to the VICOLO DEI POETI, an afternoon of Italian Poetry on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 4 p.m. in the Francoli Gourmet Restaurant in the city of Orange. Eight students from Chapman Associate Professor Dr. Robert Buranello’s ITAL343 course have submitted their poetry and will find