It’s my first semester in the MFA in Creative Writing program at Chapman University, and all I can think about is: I don’t have a backpack. Let’s just say, it’s been a very, very long time since I was in school, and suddenly, I’m obsessing over the fact that I did not go back-to-school shopping.
A veteran, a historian, and a therapist visited Chapman’s campus…and engaged in an enlightening, pertinent, and productive conversation about the human costs of war. Moderated by Dr. Gregory Daddis, the director of Chapman’s MA in War and Society program, Afghanistan War veteran Josue Barron, Dr. David Kieran, and Dr. Naveen Jonathan discussed the psychological and
Not one, not two, but three! Tryphena Yeboah (MFA ’21) recently learned that THREE of her stories were accepted for publication in the winter issue of Narrative Magazine. Yeboah is one of the 2019-21 MFA fellows and is an international student from Ghana. “I am really excited,” said Yeboah. The Creative Writing Major is one
On Monday, November 4, 2019 you can start to register for 2020 Interterm and 2020 Spring classes. Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences offers an abundance of Interdisciplinary Minor Courses, such as Disability Studies, Image Text Interface with Creative Writing Focus and more. Take a look at the list we created below to
Eighty-eight students will present their creative and/or research work, most of whom are in Wilkinson College, on Saturday, November 16 as part of the Border Conference and will conclude the semester-long exploration dedicated to issues and topics around the border. “I love thinking that these young students will get to be part of a rich,
Come practice your interview skills in a low-risk, fun, seed-dating style environment and get instant, honest feedback from alumni and employers on Wednesday, October 30 (10-4 p.m.) and Tuesday, November 5 (10-4 p.m.) The professional interview practice will be held in private interview rooms at Chapman’s Career and Professional Development Office. Simply come for as
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. All workshops will be in Roosevelt hall 121, Laura Scudder Conference Room.
The action-thriller film “Peace” – based on the same name novel by Chapman University English Professor Richard Bausch (critically acclaimed New York Times best seller), made its World Premiere at the Austin Film Festival on Saturday, October 26. The film, based on a true event, stars actors Alexander Ludwig (Hunger Games) and Sam Keeley (Burnt)
By Mariam Said MFA Graduate Student Making time for pleasure reading is hard when you’re in a creative writing, literature, or rhetoric graduate program. It’s hard enough in other academic fields and careers, but the writing and reading assignments required by English classes takes a certain amount of joy out of what once may have
The first faculty lecture at the Town and Gown Lunch at the Forum for Fall 2019 featured Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa’s (Sociology) anthropological research at Disneyland. For over ten years she has taught an interterm class titled “Anthropology of Space and Place,” which uses anthropological theories and methods to critically examine the culture of Disneyland. Dr.