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WordTheatre at Chapman University Celebrated Authors’ Short Stories Brought to Life by Film and Television Celebrities & Chapman Students

August 29, 2016 by | News

WordTheatre’s fall series at Chapman University brings America’s finest short story writers to Orange for celebrity and student performances. On Monday, Sept. 19, Hollywood actors (to be announced soon) — will bring to life acclaimed short stories written by author Brian Doyle. Brian Doyle is a Canadian writer whose children’s books have been adapted into both

Tabula Poetica Poetry Series: 2016 Kicking off with Cecilia Woloch, Sept. 15

August 29, 2016 by | News

Tabula Poetica’s Annual Poetry Reading Series kicks off on Thursday, September 15, 2016 with poet Cecilia Woloch. Woloch is a poet, writer, teacher, and traveler based in Los Angeles. She has published six collections of poems, most recently Earth from Two Sylvias Press and Carpathia from BOA Editions. Her second collection, Tsigan: The Gypsy Poem, was published in French translation

Getting Out of the Classroom Professor and Student Give Presentation at UC Berkeley

August 25, 2016 by | News

Earlier this month Dr. Crystal Murphy (Political Science) and her student, Atty McLellan, gave a poster presentation at the Effective Altruism Global Conference at UC Berkeley. Dr. Murphy, Mclellan and Henley Lab fellow Sarah Lemay, worked together on the South Sudan World Food Program Cash Transfers research project over the summer, which stemmed from a

My Summer Before California Ms. Štěpánka Jislová, comic book author/illustrator

August 15, 2016 by Štěpánka Jislová | News

Here is the second blog posts from our first Scholar-in-Residence — Ms. Štěpánka Jislová, a comic book author/illustrator from Prague. Ms. Jislová will be joining us in October as part of the prestigious “Getting to Know Europe” grant that Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences was awarded from the European Union. We are

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

Made with Love (and a Great Cause)!

July 26, 2016 by | News

When Chapman University adjunct professor and psychologist Dr. Susan Larsen’s son Blakely graduated from the outstanding special needs program at Villa Park High School, she was at a loss as to what he was going to do with the remainder of his time. Blakely has autism and is intellectually disabled, yet has a disposition of

Fall 2016 Graduate Student Workshops Reserve your spot today!

July 20, 2016 by | News

Each semester Wilkinson College offers a variety of workshops for graduate students on topics related to academic, personal, and career development. Graduate Students may register for this 0 credit P/NP class through my.chapman.edu. Course number is GUS 530. Here’s a list of workshops coming up. We hope to see you there! (Download PDF for more

Wilkinson’s Scholar-In-Residence Coming this Fall Ms. Štěpánka Jislová, comic book author/illustrator

July 19, 2016 by | News

As promised, here is the first of many more blog posts from our first Scholar-in-Residence — Ms. Štěpánka Jislová, a comic book author/illustrator from Prague. Ms. Jislová will be joining us in October as part of the prestigious “Getting to Know Europe” grant that Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences was awarded from