Department of Art

September 13, 2010 by | Art

Professor Alex Segade is part of a three-person art collective called My Barbarian that has a show in Mexico City at a museum called Museo Experimental El Eco. Read in Spanish, read in English.

Department of History

September 9, 2010 by | History

Lori Cox Han, Ph.D., professor, Department of Political Science, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, recently attended the annual American Political Science Association meeting in Washington, DC, where she presented a paper titled “A Moving Target: How the State of the News Industry Determines White House Communication Strategies.” She also completed a four-year term

Department of Art

September 9, 2010 by | Art

Lia Halloran, assistant professor, Department of Art, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is co-curator of The Los Angeles Art Association’s exhibit, Measure for Measure, an unprecedented all-media exhibition at Gallery 825. The exhibit, conceptualized and curated by globally renowned Harvard Physicist Lisa Randall, Ph.D., opens Friday, Sept. 10, with a reception from 6

From Holocaust to World Trade Center, how best to remember?

September 9, 2010 by | History

The complex art of creating memorials and meaningful commemorations will be the topic of The “1939” Club Lecture Series on Sept. 21, when renowned Holocaust scholar and author James E. Young, Ph.D., presents “Stages of Memory: Challenges of Memorialization from the Holocaust to the World Trade Center.” The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in

Pulitzer-winning poet opens Chapman series

September 8, 2010 by | English

If you want to open a poetry series with a bang, best start with the poet who writes “little thought-bombs detonating in the mind long after the first reading.” That’s how the Pulitzer Committee described the work of Rae Armantrout, who won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for poetry and opens Tabula Poetica’s Poetry Reading Series

Department of Sociology

September 1, 2010 by | Soc

Victoria Carty, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Sociology, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, recently published a book with Routledge Press titled, Wired and Mobilizing: Social Movements, New Technology, and Electoral Politics. The manuscript examines how new information technologies, including the Internet and new forms of social media, facilitate and enhance collective behavior to

‘Altered Appropriations’ in Guggenheim Gallery

September 1, 2010 by | Art

A new exhibit opened Tuesday in Chapman University’s Guggenheim Gallery, taking viewers into a meticulous, obsessive world of art that seeks fresh ways to visualize and present the familiar. Called “Altered Appropriations: Making Strange,” the exhibit features works by Abigail Reynolds, Kim Rugg, Curtis Mann, Soo Kim, Ishmael Randall Weeks, Mickey Smith and Peter Wegner.

Department of Art Faculty News

August 31, 2010 by | Faculty Awards/Scholarships

Stephen Berens, Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences returns to teaching after a Development Leave during which he was awarded a residency for the month of May at Stiching Kaus Australis, an international artist residency program in Rotterdam. Professor Berens was invited to be the first artist in residence

Three-peat: Chapman’s Alpha Mu-Gamma Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta wins Best Chapter Award for third straight year!

August 30, 2010 by | Student Awards/Scholarships

Isn’t it wonderful when history repeats itself? The Alpha Mu Gamma Chapter has done it again – winning the 2000-2010 Best Chapter Award from the Phi Alpha Theta National Honors Society. This prestigious award was given to our PAT chapter for the whole range of its many activities including hosting the second annual Alpha Mu

Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel Accepts Chapman Fellowship

August 30, 2010 by | News

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Holocaust survivor and author of more than 50 books, including the internationally acclaimed Night, has accepted an appointment as a Distinguished Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. The announcement was made today by Chapman President Jim Doti during the university’s 2010 Opening Convocation, attended by nearly 1,200 new Chapman students