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Dr. Justin de Leon awarded $25,000 NEA Grant

May 15, 2024 by | News

Dr. Justin de Leon (Ethnic Studies) was awarded a $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts Grants for Arts Projects Media Arts grant for the Creative Sovereignty Lab (CSL) project, which aims to address the issue of Native American communities being defined by cinema without active participation in their own representations. “In breaking barriers and creating

Art History Partners with Getty Research Institute

May 13, 2024 by Dr. Amy Buono | News

Seeking to understand the rich artistic cultures of the Mexica (Aztec) civilization in Tenochtitlán, Dr. Amy Buono’s Art History class ­­––The Arts of Tenochtitlán-Mexico City (AH 323) –– embarked on a semester-long journey through the Florentine Codex, a Nahua manuscript that records Indigenous history and knowledge of sixteenth-century central Mexico. Researched for decades by Spanish

Faculty Promotions, Honors & Awards 2024

May 13, 2024 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences outstanding faculty in our eight academic departments and numerous interdisciplinary programs support innovative curriculum, cutting-edge research, and public programming to ensure that the arts, humanities, and social sciences remain the distinguishing component in every student’s education. This spring, the Wilkinson College faculty listed below were recognized with

¡Salud! Graduate Student Interns with Casa Loy Tequila Distillery Graduate Careers in Focus Graduate Careers in Focus

May 7, 2024 by David Krausman | News

The Voice of Wilkinson had the opportunity to sit down with graduate student Iara Gonzalez-Ascencio (‘24 MA International Studies) to talk about her recent internship with Casa Loy Tequila Distillery in Jalisco, Mexico. In this interview, Gonzalez-Ascencio shares her internship experience and some of her takeaways, demonstrating a key component of the International Studies program–linking

The Half Known Life: In Search of Paradise with Pico Iyer

May 1, 2024 by By Lisa Wong, Broadcast Journalism and Documentary ‘25, Chinese and Visual Journalism minors | News

On Earth Day, April 22, 2024, Wilkinson College’s English Department in collaboration with the journalism program, hosted Pico Iyer for a book talk on his most recent book, The Half Known Life: In Search of Paradise. The conversation was led by Iyer’s friend and a familiar face, Chapman University President Emeritus Dr. Jim Doti. In

Career Corner: California to the White House Career Corner

May 1, 2024 by Maverick Shuck | News

This edition of Career Corner features Maverick Shuck (‘25 Political Science and Peace Studies & Justice Studies major; Leadership Studies and Honors Program minor). Shuck attended the From California to the White House event which featured August Mao, who shared how he utilized networking to get where he works today – The White House.  As

Dr. Pete Simi (Sociology) Awarded NCITE $74,999 Grant

April 30, 2024 by | News

Dr. Pete Simi (Sociology) was awarded a $74,999 grant from the National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE) at the University of Nebraska Omaha for work on “International Academic Partnerships for Science and Security.” The International Academic Partnerships for Science and Security (IAPSS) is an international research consortium that brings together academics, government, and

Dr. Richelle Tanner Awarded $494,256 NSF Grant

April 24, 2024 by | News

Dr. Richelle Tanner (Environmental Science and Policy) was awarded a $494,256 National Science Foundation Leading Culture Change Through Professional Societies of Biology (BIO-LEAPS) grant to support the project, “Reforming organizational culture across Biology using a Community of Care framework.” What is the purpose of an academic conference? The general consensus might be to learn, to

How to Use Informational Interviews to Land your Dream Job

April 24, 2024 by | News

  The Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences graduating class of 2024 is currently entering a world where it might seem hard to get the job they want and deserve. Some may say that expecting to walk immediately into the right job is just setting yourself up for defeat. There is some truth

Eight English Department Members Present at College English Association Conference

April 24, 2024 by | News

Eight Department of English faculty members, graduate students, and alums presented papers at the College English Association‘s (CEA) 53rd Annual Conference in Atlanta. Each spring, CEA members get together for three days to share their work, test new ideas, seek feedback from their colleagues, and celebrate all things language and literature. This year in particular,

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