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2015 Henley Award Ceremony Winners!

May 12, 2015 by | News

Just a few minutes ago, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted the Twenty-Third Annual Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony in Argyros Forum. Students from the departments of Political Science, Peace Studies, Sociology, History and Communication Studies were honored with awards. Below is a list of the winners and their

An Extra Special Guest Visit

May 12, 2015 by | News

On Thursday, May 7, a group of students were surprised when Jason Russell, one of the founders of Invisible Children, came to speak to them in Professor Crystal Murphy’s Politics of Humanitarianism class. ABOUT INVISIBLE CHILDREN: Invisible Children, Inc. is an organization founded in 2004 to bring awareness to the activities of the Lord’s Resistance

Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa – Sociology

May 7, 2015 by | News

  Professor Stephanie Takaragawa (Sociology)  discusses her background in visual anthropology, particularly representations of Japanese internment history in museums and the impacts on the affected community. Her students have the opportunity to explore behavior theories and cultural anthropology through trips to Disneyland.

Dr. Shafie Awarded a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant

May 6, 2015 by | News

Congratulations to Dr. David Shafie (Political Science) for being selected for a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to Azerbaijan from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB). The FFSB is the presidentially appointed 12-member Board responsible for supervising the Fulbright Program worldwide and approving selection of all Fulbright recipients. The grant is made possible through

Spring 2015 Bi-Annual Ceramics Sale

May 4, 2015 by | News

The Spring 2015 Bi-Annual Ceramics sale is back! Monday, May 11 – Friday, May 15, 2015, please join us in the Attallah Piazza, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. all week and check out all the beautiful ceramics created by the art ceramics students!For more information, please contact Professor David Kiddie at (714) 997-6748.

Alumnus Ryan Gattis ’01 tells stories of race-driven riots in 1992

May 4, 2015 by | News

In late April of 1992, Los Angeles erupted in anger, rioting and chaos for six days following the jury acquittal of police officers involved in the beating of Rodney King. On America’s news, citizens watched as city-wide unrest devolved into fiery violence and widespread looting. Now, 23 years later, Chapman University alumnus and creative writing

Wilkinson’s Commencement Ceremony: May 24

April 27, 2015 by | News

The 2015 Wilkinson Commencement Ceremony will be on Sunday, May 24, 2015.  All graduates must RSVP to participate in Commencement. RSVP your spot today!  Below is a schedule of the events. 6:15 p.m. – Wilkinson College Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown), Hutton Sports Center 7- 9 p.m. – Wilkinson College of Humanities and

Visual Thinker Lecture Series: Amy Adler, Apr. 29

April 13, 2015 by | News

The Visual Thinker Lecture Series presents Professor of Visual Art at the University of San Diego, Amy Adler on Wednesday, April 29 at 7 p.m. in Argyros Forum 209C. Amy had her first one-person museum exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles. This exhibition launched a twenty-year exhibition history that includes solo shows

EKHO: Studio Art BFA Senior Show

April 13, 2015 by | News

Chapman’s Studio BFA seniors are pleased to announce their final group exhibition featuring works by: Lauren Potts, Tanya Lueck and Monica Beyon starting on Monday, April 20 and continuing through Friday, April 24.  Opening reception will be on Monday, April 20, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Chapman University Guggenheim Gallery. Snacks and refreshments will

“I Can’t Relate”…

April 10, 2015 by | News

By Professor Ian Barnard (English Department) Last month I attended the Conference on College Composition and Communication annual convention in Tampa, Florida, where I gave a presentation titled “‘I Can’t Relate': The Risks of Identification Demands in Teaching and Learning.” My presentation took aim at the pressure put on teachers to make pedagogical materials “relateable”