Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences invites you to join us on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 to hear Cheryl Strayed, author of #1 New York Times bestselling memoir WILD (and bestselling advice essay collection TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, the novel TORCH, and the forthcoming quotes collection, BRAVE ENOUGH). Her books have been translated into
Just a few minutes ago, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted the Twenty-Third Annual Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Awards Ceremony in Argyros Forum. Students from the departments of Political Science, Peace Studies, Sociology, History and Communication Studies were honored with awards. Below is a list of the winners and their
On Thursday, May 7, a group of students were surprised when Jason Russell, one of the founders of Invisible Children, came to speak to them in Professor Crystal Murphy’s Politics of Humanitarianism class. ABOUT INVISIBLE CHILDREN: Invisible Children, Inc. is an organization founded in 2004 to bring awareness to the activities of the Lord’s Resistance
Professor Stephanie Takaragawa (Sociology) discusses her background in visual anthropology, particularly representations of Japanese internment history in museums and the impacts on the affected community. Her students have the opportunity to explore behavior theories and cultural anthropology through trips to Disneyland.
Congratulations to Dr. David Shafie (Political Science) for being selected for a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to Azerbaijan from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB). The FFSB is the presidentially appointed 12-member Board responsible for supervising the Fulbright Program worldwide and approving selection of all Fulbright recipients. The grant is made possible through
The 2015 Wilkinson Commencement Ceremony will be on Sunday, May 24, 2015. All graduates must RSVP to participate in Commencement. RSVP your spot today! Below is a schedule of the events. 6:15 p.m. – Wilkinson College Student Procession Lineup (in cap & gown), Hutton Sports Center 7- 9 p.m. – Wilkinson College of Humanities and
Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (that’s our new name coming soon!) invites you to 2014-2015 Wrap Party, on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 3 p.m. in the Faculty Athenaeum. Together, let’s celebrate our new college name and this year’s faculty achievements! Refreshments will be served! Please RSVP today!
Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Immigration CRASsH Group, Chancellor’s Office, Sociology Department, Department of Religious Studies and the M.A. in Internationals Studies Program presents, Breaking Borders: Dialoguing on Immigration – a conference designed to engage and encourage dialogue between scholars and community members about the prominent issues in immigration across the United States and
“My home is what I carry around inside me,” said renowned journalist Pico Iyer. “Home is my wife, my favorite book, my favorite album, it’s what’s inside me.” On Thursday evening more than 20 students from the Orange High School Literacies Partnership, ranging from 14-17, learned just that and more about the esteemed travel writer
The City of Bell scandal is the largest local government scandal in the history of the state of California. The scandal raised critical questions about local government finances, law, citizen engagement, and media coverage. The lessons of the Bell scandal need to be understood by all if similar scandals are to be prevented. Join us