A Night With … Karen Blixen (by Dr. Angela Tumini), Nov. 16, 2010

October 22, 2010 by | News

Danish writer and extraordinary woman, Karen Blixen (to be played by Dr. Angela Tumini) is the author of Babette’s Feast and Out of Africa, both adapted into highly acclaimed, Academy Award-winning motion pictures. Blixen remains a complex figure in the writing and history of colonial Africa. WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010TIME: 7 p.m.LOCATION: Wallace All Faiths Chapel

Freedom fighter who was jailed with Nelson Mandela meets with Chapman students

October 22, 2010 by | Events

South African freedom fighter Eddie Daniels recounts life under apartheid. Eddie Daniels, South African freedom fighter and prison mate of Nelson Mandela, visited Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences on Thursday, Oct. 21, and gave a very interesting luncheon talk about his experiences at a luncheon gathering sponsored by The Department of Peace Studies. 

Visual Arts Speaker Series – Kirsten Everberg

October 20, 2010 by | Events

The Visual Arts Speaker Series continues with artist Kirsten Everberg, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 at Chapman University, Moulton Hall 212, 7 p.m. One of the defining characteristics of Kirsten Everberg’s approach to painting is her ability to harmoniously combine image and process, deftly creating a tension between the subject of a painting and the abstract

Take a break and caffeinate … Tea & Sociology, Oct. 21, 2010

October 19, 2010 by | Events

India to Anguilla: A firsthand account to the effect of natural disasters and climate change on vulnerable peoples. Come hear Assistant Professor of Sociology Lynn Horton and fellow classmate Akio Lloyd talk about their summer research and travels. The Tea and Sociology event is a way of creating a community of intellectuals consisting of faculty and

The Femme Fatale in Literature with Dean of Wilkinson College Patrick Quinn

October 19, 2010 by | News

The archetypal figure of the femme fatale as a literary construct is a masculine creation. This lecture will explore the development of the femme fatale from her literary inception in France about 1840 through to her development in American literature which ends about 1920, a period that produced an unprecedented number of manifestations of her

Concern America – A Local Non-Profit’s Approach to Community – Centered International Development, Oct. 25

October 19, 2010 by | News

Come hear an interactive presentation on Concern America, an international development and refugee aid organization based in Santa Ana. Catharine Quinn BSN, RNC, MPH, the organizations Coordinator of Field Operations and a long time Public Health Nurse, will talk about the work of the organization, share a short video, and discuss ways to get involved.

Berlin 1948: The Candy Bomber, the Baseball Sergeant and the Airlift That Saved a City, a speaking engagement with Col. Gail Halvorsen (Berlin Candy Bomber) and Sergeant Earl Albers, Nov. 17, 2010

October 18, 2010 by | Events

  Col. Gail Halvorsen, “Berlin Candy Bomber” Col. Gail Halvorsen, the world-famous “Berlin Candy Bomber,” will be speaking with Sergeant Earl Albers from the 1948 siege in Germany and the events leading up to it. Col. Halvorsen has been honored twice in the White House for his heroic post WWII flights, bringing food and rations

(re-): un-historical documents curated by Ellina Kevorkian, Oct. 18-Nov. 12, 2010

October 18, 2010 by | News

The exhibition (re-): un-historical documents curated by Los Angeles artist Ellina Kevorkian, opens Monday, October 18, in Chapman University’s Guggenheim Gallery.  The exhibition looks at six contemporary artists who engage history in multiple ways in the re-consideration of iconic images from art history. These artists do not appropriate images because they are easily identifiable, but