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Elie Wiesel visit to be highlighted by conversations with students, faculty

March 27, 2012 by | Events

Elie Wiesel – winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, bestselling author, Holocaust survivor, and global leader in human rights advocacy – will return to Chapman University on April 15-22.  His annual one-week visit marks the second year of his five-year appointment as a Distinguished Presidential Fellow at the university.  While on campus, Wiesel will meet

Spring 2012 Edition of Wilkinson Review Now Available

February 14, 2012 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences presents, the new Spring 2012 edition of the Wilkinson Review.  The Wilkinson Review Offers a glimpse of exciting work our faculty in the new Wilkinson College are doing, as well as highlighting Wilkinson alumni.  We thank all of those who contributed!  To access it online click here. 

An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht, Nov. 11

November 10, 2011 by | History

 The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education presents…   An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht  November 11, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Wallace All Faiths Chapel at the Fish Interfaith Center  The guest speaker will be, Engelina Billauer, survivor of the Holocaust and witness to Kristallnacht.  This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Ashley

The Institute for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Society, Oct. 11

October 10, 2011 by | News

The Institute for the Study of Religion, Economics and Societyis pleased to announce our next seminar for the fall semester: The Alien, the Devil and the Holy Water: Catholics and the Paranormal in Italy by Andrea MolleChapman University, Tuesday, October 11th 1:00 – 2:15 p.m.,Wilkinson Hall, Room 116. Free and Open to the Public. Andrea

Antisemitism and Homophobia in Nazi Germany: Commonalities and Differences, Oct. 11

September 30, 2011 by | News

The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education presents Antisemitism and Homophobia in Nazi Germany: Commonalities and Differences, a lecture by Peter Hayes, Ph.D. Professor of History, Tuesday, October 11, 7 p.m. in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center.  Dr. Hayes is the co-Editor of “The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies” At Nazism’s very core was its

Chapman’s Philosophy Club Meet & Greet, Sept. 22

September 20, 2011 by | News

Chapman’s Philosophy Club invites you to come for food and discussion on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. in Beckman Hall, 206. Pizza will be served and a short video on how our beliefs influence how we perceive the world will be shown. This meeting is open to all Chapman students. If you have any

Prof. Meyer, colleagues press on in study of Gospel of Judas

July 28, 2011 by | Religion/Philo

Gathered in Germany this summer to work on the Coptic text of Codex Tchacos were (l-r) Drs. Uwe-Karsten Plisch, Marvin Meyer,  Gregor Wurst, and Hans-Gebhard Bethge Marvin Meyer, Ph.D., Griset Professor of Religious Studies, Wilkinson College, just returned from Germany, where he worked with colleagues Dr. Hans-Gebhard Bethge, Dr. Uwe-Karsten Plisch, and Dr. Gregor Wurst  on the Coptic text

Dr. Marilyn Harran featured in Old Towne Orange Plaza Review, July/August 2011

July 22, 2011 by | History

Chapman’s Stern Chair in Holocaust Education and founding Director of the University’s Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education was recently featured in the Old Towne Orange Plaza Review. The article, “Building Character at Chapman University” discusses Dr. Harran’s involvement with Holocaust Education and what sparked her interest early on in her career. Article can be read

“Primetime Nightline” episode featuring Dr. Meyer rescheduled for TODAY!

July 13, 2011 by | Religion/Philo

The planned July 6 airing of an episode of ABC News’ Primetime Nightline featuring  Marvin Meyer, Ph.D., Griset Chair in Bible and Christian Studies, has been rescheduled to today because of last-minute programming changes by the network. The program exploring reported apparitions of the Virgin Mary, part of  Primetime’s “Beyond Belief” summer series, will air tonight at 10

‘Wicked’ cool moment highlights Rodgers Center study trip to D.C.

July 13, 2011 by | Events

The Chapman delegation enjoying a special tour of The Kennedy Center were (l-r) Dana Hollander, Sonali Toppur, Katy Brannigan, Napoleon Gladney ‘08, Dr. Marilyn Harran, Natalie Larson, Victoria Moyzis and Courtney Widerman. The annual study trip to Washington, D.C., presented to prize winners in Chapman University’s Rodgers Center Holocaust Art and Writing Contest, is always full