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New Interdisciplinary Minors Prepare Chapman Students for Career Success

March 12, 2021 by Dawn Bonker | News

This academic year Chapman added four minors to its roster of more than 60, further enhancing the university’s tradition of personalized education. Two of the additions come from Wilkinson College, Africana Studies and Law and the Liberal Arts. A hallmark of these minors is an interdisciplinary curriculum, especially with Africana Studies. That was by design,

2021 Faculty Career Champion

March 2, 2021 by Erin Berthon | News

  Creative Writing Professor Mildred Lewis, a published playwright, and screenwriter is Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science’s 2021 Faculty Career Champion! Engaging Faculty plays a key role in preparing students for their future careers. This year, Career and Professional Development decided to celebrate the faculty who have positively impacted students through internship

Hakeem Adewumi The Art of Anti-Portraiture Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race

February 25, 2021 by Jessica Bocinski | News

A couple weeks ago, Chapman students, faculty, staff and communities had the opportunity to hear Hakeem Adewumi, a Texas-based Nigerian artist, photographer and creative director, in conversation with Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Angelica Allen during a lecture for Wilkinson College’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Race series. Several of Adewumi’s striking portraits

The Center for Creative and Cultural Industries and the United Nations

February 25, 2021 by Kathryn Bernhardt | News

The Center for Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI) in Wilkinson College has joined the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), offering new opportunities to build international relationships for CCI faculty and students. SDSN, a global network of universities and research centers, was set up in 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. SDSN

Q&A with the Newly Appointed Endowed Chair in American Presidential Studies

February 23, 2021 by | News

Political Science professor Dr. Lori Cox Han was recently named the inaugural Doy B. Henley Endowed Chair in American Presidential Studies, which will be housed in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Doy Henley moved to California from Illinois in the 1950s and raised a family while thriving as an entrepreneur, owning and operating

Regimes Museum Journal Publishes Student Thesis

February 19, 2021 by | News

When Shreya Sheth (Peace Studies; Honors Program, ’21) found out that Regimes Museum (RM) Journal had published her undergraduate thesis, she knew immediately who to thank. “I remember feeling incredibly excited to share the news with my family, friends, and Wilkinson professors because they had supported me from the brainstorming process all the way to

April Bey and “Afrofuturism”

February 15, 2021 by Jessica Bocinski | News

We continue to honor Black History Month by spotlighting Black artists whose work the Escalette Collection of Art acquired this year as part of the Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race Initiative. Thanks to a generous donation from the Ellingson family this week, we would like to introduce you to

High School Ethics Bowl Hosted by Chapman University

February 15, 2021 by | News

(Pictured above is from a previous High School Ethics Bowl before the pandemic) The Southern California Regional High School Ethics Bowl competition hosted by Chapman University since 2015, looked a little different this year. Because of the pandemic, the program was integrated with zoom so that everyone could see each other, and breakout rooms were

Barnard Awarded 2021 CCCC Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Book Award

February 9, 2021 by | News

Dr. Ian Barnard (Department of English, Chapman University), has won the 2021 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Book Award for, Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions. The CCCC is an association within the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). This award is presented annually to

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