1162 posts categorized in

News

  

Liberating Mindfulness Faculty Books

September 29, 2022 by | News

How can self-help practice bring about true individual happiness or societal happiness when so many problems stem from racist, misogynist, heteronormative, and classist policies and structures? This is just one of the hard questions Dean Gail Stearns, Associate Professor of Religious and Peace Studies in Wilkinson College tackles in her latest publication Liberating Mindfulness: from

Artist Gerald Clarke Reclaims Cahuilla Sovereignty ETW: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies

September 28, 2022 by Jessica Bocinski | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences hosted multimedia artist and educator Gerald Clarke as part of the Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies initiative. Clarke, a member of the Cahuilla Band of Indians, combines different media in his sculptures, paintings, videos, installations, and other projects. Inspired by his cultural heritage,

Why a Career Fair is an Important Experience  Career Corner

September 26, 2022 by Lisa Wong ‘25 | News

STUDENT TAKEOVER! This month Lisa Wong ‘25 (Public Relations/Advertising major and Visual Journalism/Chinese minors) took over Career Corner and went to the career fair interviewing employers and Chapman students attending. She wanted to get a better understanding of why a career fair is so important. Take a look at what she discovered.   Can a  career

Three Minutes: A Lengthening A Glimpse into the lives of unsuspecting Jewish citizens in 1938

September 24, 2022 by Natalie Figueroa | News

In 2009, Wilkinson College Presidential Fellow in English and History, Dr. Glenn Kurtz came across some old film in his parent’s closet. He discovered the film documented his grandparents’ trip to Europe in 1938, which included three minutes of David and Liza Kurtz’s visit to Nasielsk, Poland. These three minutes would become the only known

Wilkinson Students Explore the Japanese American National Museum

September 16, 2022 by Sam Shlafstein, '25 Political Science Major | News

My high school glossed over the incarceration of 100,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese Americans in World War II, rendering a historical blind spot in my education. I don’t think this was by accident—the American school system often romanticizes the United States’ role in World II.  With hotly contested debates over critical race theory being taught

Wilkinson Faculty Honored with Endowed Professorships 

September 16, 2022 by | News

Dean Jennifer D. Keene recently announced two endowed professor appointments in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Dr. Wendy Salmond now holds the inaugural Martha Weidlein Masters Professor in Art and Dr. Kyle Longley was named the Henry Salvatori Professor of American Values and Traditions. Both endowed professorships provide research funds to advance

Cultural Anthropologist Stephanie Takaragawa Awarded $124,906 for Images and Imaginings of Internment: Comics and Illustrations of Camp

September 1, 2022 by Allison Devries | News

Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa (Sociology) was awarded a $124,906 grant from California State Library’s California Civil Liberties Public Education program. The competitive grant program supports the creation and dissemination of educational and public awareness resources concerning the history and the lessons of civil rights violations or civil liberties injustices carried out against communities or populations. Dr.

Escalette Adventures in Copenhagen

August 31, 2022 by | News

Over the summer, The Escalette Permanent Art Collection Director, Fiona Shen and Museum Registrar, Jessica Bocinski, traveled to Denmark to visit the Copenhagen Contemporary, where one of the most well-known paintings in the Escalette Collection is on loan, Untitled by Mary Corse. The Mary Corse painting is currently on display as part of their “Light

Wilkinson College Engaging the World 2022 Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies

August 29, 2022 by Amy Asmussen | News

The 2022 Wilkinson College Engaging the World (ETW): Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies, begins with poet Diana Khoi Nguyen, author of Ghost Of, on Tuesday, September 13. Nguyen’s latest poetry collection was a finalist for the National Book Award and L.A. Times Book Prize. With more than 10 events scheduled for the fall 2022

Horton Investigates the Wealthy in her Latest Publication Faculty Books

August 22, 2022 by | News

In her latest publication, Dr. Lynn Horton (Sociology) examines a small group of highly visible billionaires in the financial and technology sectors—Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and others—who exercise enormous control over the global economy and our lives. Men of Money, explores the growing role of such billionaire networks in organizing advocacy campaigns to

Log In
Open Main Menu