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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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.
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