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Art Workshop: Making Together, Falling Apart at UCLA, Feb. 12

February 9, 2011 by | News

Fallen Fruit, Being Pedestrian, and My Barbarian $10 fee includes lunch The Hammer Museum invites artists, graduate students, and postgraduate cultural practitioners to take part in a workshop exploring the challenges, rewards, negotiations, and necessities of making art collaboratively. Artists David Burns, Matias Viegener, and Austin Young of Fallen Fruit; Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon, and

Students spend time at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab

February 8, 2011 by | News

Art majors from Wilkinson College spent time this January (2011) interterm at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA. Professor Lia Halloran’s Art 329 class spent the month learning about new missions and science projects such as, the new MSL Mars Rover to be launched in 2011, NuSTAR, and SMAP. They met with NASA Historians, Animators, Artist in Resident, Project

Einstein’s Universe, Feb. 25 – Mar. 3

February 7, 2011 by | News

Chapman University is pleased to announce Einstein’s Universe: An interdisciplinary series of events featuring physicist Brian Foster and 2010 BRIT award-winning violinist Jack Liebeck. Events will be held February 25 – March 3, 2011 as part of the university’s 150th anniversary celebrations. Mr. Liebeck and Dr. Foster conceived Einstein’s Universe as a part of the

Grant Workshop, Feb. 9 for Wilkinson Junior Faculty

February 4, 2011 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting a workshop on grant writing for Wilkinson junior faculty members on  Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011.  Conducting the workshop will be: Mike Stringer, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Jennifer Keene, PhD (Fulbright recipient) and Kerk Kee, PhD (In grant process). For more information, please contact Taryn Stroop at 714.979-6947. Phase

Visual Arts Speaker Series,Feb. 16, 2011

February 4, 2011 by | News

Kristen Morgin is a sculptor known for her unique interpretations of nostalgic objects made of clay and mixed media. She received her MFA degree from the Alfred University School of Ceramics in New York State and has taught ceramics at Cal State University Long Beach. She has had recent solo shows at the Marc Selwyn

Dr. Angela Tumini publishes book

February 1, 2011 by | News

Angela Tumini, Ph.D., assistant professor of Italian Studies, Language Department, Wilkinson College, recently published a book titled An Unintentional Liaison: Lars von Trier and Italian Cinema and Culture (VDM Verlag Dr. Muller 2011). Dr. Tumini’s book focuses on the way in which von Trier’s cinema can simultaneously be redefined in relationship with Italian cinema and culture, while

It’s plain to see — readers still love their Jane

January 31, 2011 by | News

Hold onto your bonnets, Jane Austen fans. An out-and-out Austenpalooza is coming to Chapman University on Feb. 15, when Lynda Hall, Ph.D., professor of English and a scholar of 19th Century British literature, hosts “Austenalia,” a panel discussion featuring four novelists whose contemporary work picks up where Austen’s pen left off. Read more in Happenings.

Austenalia: A Panel Discussion with Jane Austen-Related Authors, Feb. 15

January 25, 2011 by | News

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s first novel Sense and Sensibility, Dr. Lynda Hall, Assistant Professor of English and 19th Century British Literature scholar, will moderate a panel discussion of contemporary authors inspired by Jane Austen’s work. Authors include: Diana Birchall, Mrs. Darcy’s Dilemma; Karen Joy Fowler, The Jane

Art Students in Italy for January Class

January 21, 2011 by | News

Liliana Leopardi and Eric Chimenti took their art students on a travel course to Italy called, Rethinking Renaissance Visual Culture. They studied in Florence, Sienna, Venice and Rome. Check out their blog for beautiful photos from all over Italy and read about what they and learned.