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Talking to the Other Side Discussing Current Politics in the Classroom

April 21, 2017 by | News

Please join us on Wednesday, May 3 as Chapman University brings together experts from both sides of the political aisle for a stimulating discussion on the appropriateness of discussing current politics in the classroom, Talking to the Other Side, at 7 p.m. in Chapman’s Beckman Hall Room #404. This event will feature two local professors

Retirement Celebration Dr. Roberta Lessor

April 17, 2017 by | News

You’re invited to attend a retirement celebration honoring Dr. Roberta Lessor – Professor, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology; Former Dean of Wilkinson College of Letters and Sciences; Professor, Crean College of Health and Behavioral; Health Sciences and Kinesiology, on Wednesday, April 26 at 4 p.m. in the Marvin W.

Laura Scudder Women’s Studies Scholarship Deadline May 1, 2017

April 5, 2017 by | News

The Laura Scudder Women’s Studies Scholarship is now open! In honor of the inspirational memory and trailblazing contributions of Laura Scudder, the Laura Scudder Scholarship will be awarded to a student demonstrating an interest and commitment to women’s issues, scholarship, and leadership. $5,000 Scholarship for 2017-2018 Application and documents must be submitted by May 1,

International Conference on Divided Global Cities Re-imagining global cities as spaces for exploring hidden stories and voices of marginalized residents

March 21, 2017 by | News

Join us on Friday, April 28 n Argyros Forum 209 for the International Conference on Divided Global Cities, 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. This international conference seeks to reimagine global cities, including Los Angeles, that have been divided by colonial histories, race/ethnicity, class, gender, and religion. It explores hidden stories and voices of marginalized groups

Understanding Violent Extremism in the 21st Century March 30

March 3, 2017 by | News

Violent extremism remains a serious social problem across the globe. Since September 11, 2001, there is growing concern in the US about the threat of international terror organizations such as al Qaeda, and, more recently ISIS, while the number of domestic extremist groups has also grown substantially in recent years. As with any pressing social

Women in War and Peace March 7, 2017

February 20, 2017 by | News

Wilkinson College and the MA Program in War and Society present, Women in War and Peace, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in the Fish Interfaith Center at 7 p.m. ( official event page ). This interdisciplinary speaker series explores the ways in which the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) have enabled women around the

Doing Ethnography – Sage A new book from Dr. Andrea Molle (Political Science and IRES).

December 7, 2016 by | News

An invaluable reading for anyone collecting data through observation. Innovative and thought provoking, it is a refreshing take on ethnography stressing both academic rigor and practical necessity. It combines theoretical perspective with tangible action plans and walks you step-by-step through designing, conducting and evaluating ethnographic research. The book skilfully introduces the varied tasks and decisions you

Student Spends the Summer Interning in New York Five Lessons Learned

September 15, 2016 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | Art

By Shoshana Feld-Sobol Expected Graduation: May 2017 (Senior) Major: Strategic and Corporate Communication The sun is still shinning bright, the wind still warm, and the general feeling of summer still radiates through the air. But alas, the new academic year has fallen upon us as swiftly as ever. Before we are consumed with school work