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Wilkinson Faculty on Desmond M. Tutu and his Legacy

January 26, 2022 by Talisa Flores | News

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor” – Desmond M. Tutu Desmond M. Tutu, the archbishop and human rights activist who helped end apartheid in South Africa, died on December 26, 2021. He was 90. “The history of modern South Africa and indeed the global struggle

Faculty Books: Being Somebody and Black Besides

December 9, 2021 by | News

“I promised him that I would somehow get his ‘SOMEBODY,’ published.” So stated Wilkinson College Presidential Fellow in Peace Studies Prexy Nesbitt, who turned co-editing his uncle’s memoir into a labor of love. “Being Somebody and Black Besides: An Untold Memoir of Midcentury Black Life,” by Chicagoan George B. Nesbitt, and co-edited by P. Nesbitt

‘I Didn’t Know that …’ Considering the painful history of race and social justice, there is no end of ways for students to finish such a sentence of discovery.

September 1, 2021 by | News

Nurturing conversations that fill in voids and challenge us as Americans was the driving goal behind “Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race.” The semester-long initiative in Chapman’s Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences included a virtual film series, guest speakers, memorial observances, an art exhibition, panel discussions and

Personalized Education in Action: SURF Summer Research

August 19, 2021 by | English

By Talisa Flores and Samantha De La O British radio dramas, protest art in dance choreography, and the gender gap in computer science are just three of the diverse topics explored by the five Wilkinson College students selected to participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program this year. “There is something wonderful about

Faculty Book News Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism

July 20, 2021 by Talisa Flores | News

Recently, the Emerald series Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change (RSMCC) of which Dr. Lisa Leitz (Peace Studies and Sociology) is the editor in chief, released a new book titled Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism. Although the coronavirus pandemic canceled most of the 50th anniversary events commemorating the National

2021 Wilkinson Student Excellence Award Winners

May 14, 2021 by | News

The past couple of weeks, high-achieving Wilkinson students were recognized with honors in a series of events that constituted this year’s annual Wilkinson College award ceremonies and campus leadership awards. Congratulations to all the winners! Kugelman Awards Dulcie and Lawrence Kugelman have been supporting the Annual Kugelman Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony for well over

Global Conflict Awareness Conference

April 22, 2021 by Emily Lam and Sophia Morrissette | News

On Friday, April 9th, Peace Studies seniors Emily Lam ‘21 and Sophia Morrissette ‘21 co-ran the first ever student-led Global Conflict Awareness Conference. The conference featured a full-day virtual experience with over 20 student presenters, six contributing faculty members, and three international activists, representing the conflicts of over 50 countries. How do two seniors end

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

Students Show Professors Their Gratitude

December 15, 2020 by | News

If you are a student and have ever wondered if sending your teacher an end of the semester email or note showing them your thanks and appreciation is worth it … it definitely is! In the spirit of giving, students staged a surprise Zoom “thank you bomb” for Peace Studies Professor Dr. Jim Brown the

Working for Racial Justice and Human Rights Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race

November 17, 2020 by Dr. Ahmed Younis | News

On the eve of the 2020 US Presidential Election, Dr. Lisa Leitz, Professor and Director of Peace Studies hosted a well-attended discussion with Peace Studies faculty as part of Wilkinson’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race. Leitz was joined by Chapman Presidential Fellow Prexy Nesbitt, Associate Professor Claudia Fuentes-Julio, and

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