Back in 2017, Wilkinson senior Louisa “Lou” Marshall (‘20) set in motion a chain of events that would turn her into one of the most prolific student journalists in the country. As a dance major at New York University, experiencing the 2016 election in the Big Apple brought out an innate curiosity in her. “Being
It’s been a big year for Tabula Poetica: The Center for Poetry at Chapman University. In December 2019, Southern California’s poetry community was on hand to contribute to the tenth anniversary of Tabula Poetica. Since its inception, Tabula Poetica has evolved from an annual reading series to include a poetry literary journal, launched in 2013.
On Friday, January 10th, two Wilkinson College students, senior Bria Holt (Creative Writing) and first-year, first-gen Joselyn Perez-Rivera (Political Science), attended the OC Literary Society Luncheon with Casey Cep, author of Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee. Wilkinson helps sponsor the OC Literary Society Collaborative, directed by Professor Jan Osborn,
By Esther Shin MFA Graduate Student On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, I wrote the following to myself: I sat in on the MFA poetry reading this evening and I enjoyed it so much. The students did such a great job—their voice, style and subject matter was so diverse. I was slightly envious of them getting
By Elena Goodenberger MFA Graduate Student Ten years ago, Barack Obama was finishing up his first year in the White House, the must-have new technology was the iPhone 3GS, and Tabula Poetica: The Center For Poetry at Chapman University was founded. Over the past ten years, Dr. Anna Leahy and her Tabula Poetica team have
Each summer, a team of undergraduate researchers are assembled to work on The Chapman University Survey of American Fears (an in-depth examination into the fears of average Americans) and are supervised by Wilkinson Professors Chris Bader, Ed Day and Ann Gordon, meeting once a week out of The Babbie Center and Henley lab. The students
On behalf of the Office of the Dean of Wilkinson College and All Wilkinson College Staff … We would like to invite you to celebrate Barbara Piscitelli and her 20 years of outstanding service to Wilkinson College! The Party will commence Tuesday, May 21st 2019 at 4 p.m. in Beckman Hall 404. Formal remarks to
How to MFA and Work Full-Time by Geneva Trelease Working full-time and being an MFA in Creative Writing student is challenging, but it can be done! I’m the proof. I’m a full-time high school teacher and a part-time MFA student at Chapman University. Here, I’ve assembled some tips on how to keep your sanity
Fueling the MFA by Sarah Valadez For many MFA in Creative Writing students, caffeine is our best friend. Coffee, tea, energy drinks, etc. Sometimes, I need a boost, and caffeinated beverages come to my temporary rescue. Maybe you don’t like caffeine, of course. We all need energy, and the MFA student needs to sustain attention
The Guggenheim Gallery presents, I Just Want to be a White Girl, January 28 – March 10, 2019 in the Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University by Politically Private, the interplay of personal identity and public performance – Monday – Friday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed on Sundays).