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Using Text Messages as a way to Teach Students

November 12, 2010 by | News

Dr. Veronique Olivier, Assistant Professor of French, recently published an article for The French Review (Dec. 2010, Volume 84.2) titled, “Teaching French via Text Messages: Using the Phone in the Classroom … for Once!”  This January, Dr. Veronique Olivier will be taking ten of her advanced students to Paris for a January Interterm course. Students will be posting

Alum Writes Article About Chapman University

November 12, 2010 by | News

In March 2010, Sigma Tau Delta hosted a Women’s in Literature lecture series to celebrate women’s history month at Chapman University. Michelle Arch, Chapman Alum and Faculty Advisor for Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter, wrote an article on the event titled, “A Chapter Sponsors a Lecture Series: Women in Literature,” which was recently published in the 2010 Sigma Tau Delta annual newsletter (page

English Department – Patrick Fuery

November 11, 2010 by | News

Chair and Professor of English Patrick Fuery is part of a research team that has just been awarded $230,000 to create a project using arts to develop strategies for helping returned soldiers of war deal with mental health issues. This particular grant is one of the most prestigious grants given by the Australian Research Council.  “The other team

Department of English

November 10, 2010 by | News

Anna Leahy, Ph.D., Department of English, Wilkinson College, has had her poem “After Assassination” published in the Summer/Fall 2010 issue of Crab Orchard Review. Dr. Leahy’s poem, “Rules for Writing a Poem,” was recently published in Cream City Review.

Art Department – Action (un)Packed: Abstraction After Action

November 9, 2010 by | News

Commonspace will be Opening November 13, 2010 with its first exhibit “Action (un)Packed: Abstraction After Action” from 5-7 p.m. This exhibit will  showcase painting practices that aren’t afraid of complexity or abjection, beauty or the ridiculous, but that actively demonstrate a dynamic negotiation between disparate regimes of pictorial signification. The host of this exhibit is Professor Michael

Tabula Poetica MFA Reading, Nov. 30

November 9, 2010 by | News

On Tuesday, November 30, 2010 don’t miss out on the MFA Poetry Reading presented by Tabula Poetica, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Chapman University. The poetry readings will begin at 5 p.m. in the Malloy Performance Portico room in Leatherby Libraries.  This event is sponsored by Wilkinson’s Department of English and supported by

Foundations of a Science-based Discussion of Free Will, Nov. 10

November 8, 2010 by | News

On Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, theoretical physicist Henry Stapp from the University of California’s Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory will be giving a lecture titled, “Foundations of a Science-based Discussion of Free Will” in Argyros Forum, room 208 at 4 p.m. Dr. Stapp specializes in the conceptual and mathematical foundations of quantum theory, and in particular on the quantum

Secrets of Renaissance Venetian Glass, Nov. 21

November 8, 2010 by | News

On Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, Assistant Professor of Art History, Liliana Leopardi, will present a visually stunning overview of the history of Venetian glass. Dr. Leopardi will focus on the invention of crystal, the quest to produce glass in imitation of precious materials and the magical properties used to repel poisons based off of the

Professor Hovsepian Stays Busy While On Sabbatical

November 8, 2010 by | News

Prof. Nubar Hovsepian, Political Science and International Studies, is on sabbatical this semester. While on sabbatical, he has traveled extensively to present his work at various venues. In October (6-7) he participated in a conference sponsored by the Georg Eckert Institute Braunschweig, Germany) on: Education and Conflict: Perspectives from Israel/Palestine. In particular he presented a