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Artist Karen Hampton: Weaving the Threads of History

July 29, 2021 by Jessica Bocinski | News

We are excited to announce that textile artist, educator, and mentor, Karen Hampton who investigates United States history and explores the continued legacy of slavery in America and the African Diaspora will be a special guest speaker, “Prayers for Flint” for Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Environmental Justice on October 29, 2021 (mark

Career Corner: Wilkinson Graduates are Career Ready

July 29, 2021 by Erin Berthon | News

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2020 and 2021, and welcome to the Wilkinson Alumni community, where connections and networking are more important than ever. I love when alumni reach out to me to share their success stories and take the time to talk with me about their experience as a Wilkinson College student. Grace

Faculty Book News Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism

July 20, 2021 by Talisa Flores | News

Recently, the Emerald series Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change (RSMCC) of which Dr. Lisa Leitz (Peace Studies and Sociology) is the editor in chief, released a new book titled Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism. Although the coronavirus pandemic canceled most of the 50th anniversary events commemorating the National

Engaging the World 21-22: Leading the Conversation on Environmental Justice

July 6, 2021 by Samantha De La O | News

Wilkinson College is committed to leading the conversation on campus and in our community on issues of humanity, unity, and justice, by undertaking semester-long examinations of key societal issues. These interdisciplinary, campus-wide conversations promote social tolerance and awareness, respect, peace, and kindness, through thoughtful dialogue and mindful reflection. Fall of 2020 saw the launch of

Career Corner: How Important is an Internship?

June 24, 2021 by Erin Berthon | News

How important is it for college students to complete an internship before graduation? College students who perform well in internships have long had an advantage with hiring managers once they graduate. Remote work during the pandemic made it more challenging for recruiters to connect with college students over the past year, so I have seen

Made by History: War & Society Partnership with The Washington Post “Historians enter the fray”

June 23, 2021 by David Krausman | News

Professional historians and historically-informed writers and researchers bring powerful perspectives to today’s burning issues and national dialogs, but how can faculty experts effectively share their insights with the general public? The War & Society Program’s  participation in a new section of The Washington Post titled Made by History offers one exciting new avenue for readers

Chapman Holocaust Library Artifact Connects a Son to His Father’s Story

June 8, 2021 by Stace Dumoski | News

The item in the display case caught Mitchell Raff ’s attention the moment he saw it. The wallet, aged and battered, with Hebrew writing on it, had clearly been made from a Torah. One of the many ways Nazis desecrated the sacred objects they stole from Jews was to turn them into utilitarian things. Though

Rotimi Fani-Kayode The Art of Being an Outsider

June 7, 2021 by Jessica Bocinski | News

In honor of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art in Wilkinson College would like to feature the work and life of Rotimi Fani-Kayode, a Nigerian-British photographer who used his art to capture the black queer experience, to reject homophobia, and to fight for equal political representation during the AIDS crisis. Fani-Kayode was

Chapman Student Unites Art With Activism to Empower a Social Justice Community

June 4, 2021 by Natalia Ventura '21 | News

I was born and raised in the border city of Chula Vista, where every other person and restaurant is Mexican, and every other word switches from Spanish to English. I came to Chapman University to pursue a degree in peace studies, and in my first semester I went from speaking Spanish every day to maybe

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