Richard Nixon, America’s 37th President. On October 14, 2010 Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Science will host a panel discussion featuring Nixon Scholars in Argyros Forum, room 209 (B&C;). The event is free and open to the public, students, staff and faculty. 2-3:30 p.m.: Nixon Scholars Panel: Geoffrey Kemp, Director of Regional Strategic Programs at The
John Scudder shares stories of his grandmother Laura Scudder. The Laura Scudder Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Suite and Conference Room was dedicated today in Roosevelt Hall. John Scudder, Laura Scudder’s grandson and family historian, represented the family at the dedication. Scudder had complied and cared for the collection of his late grandmother
Mark Axelrod, Ph.D., professor of English, Wilkinson, is serving as a film mentor for HATCH and its signature event, HATCHfest 2010, a film festival that will be held in Bozeman, Montana Sept. 22-25. HATCH is a year-round non-profit organization, based in Bozeman, designed to develop and foster the growth of creative minds in various industries
Department of Art adjunct faculty member Jamie Kough worked this spring and summer as a set designer and prop person for the soon-to-be- released film Not Today. which is about a California college student’s adventures in Hyderabad, India.
Department of Art Professor Richard Turner recently completed work on a new public artwork for Market Square Park in Houston, Texas. The piece is a walkway inset with fragments of masonry from local buildings. Professor Turner was a member of the original artist team that designed the park in 1992. Changing demographics of the local
Hailey Giczy (’09) has won the Raymond J. Cunningham Prize for the Best Article by an Undergraduate for her published senior thesis “The Bum Blockade: Los Angeles and the Great Depression.” The American Historical Association, the largest and most important organization of professional historians, offers the Raymond J. Cunningham Prize for the best article written
The Humanities in the Workplace lecture series continues this fall with the Orange County Register’s award-winning food columnist and Fast Food Maven, NANCY LUNA, appearing Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. and again at 11:30 a.m. in Leatherby basement, Room 17. Once you hear Ms. Luna speak, you’ll never eat at McDonald’s again. The lecture is free
Voces Novae, Chapman University’s award winning student historical journal, will publish a special issue in the spring of 2011 devoted to the history of the university, especially its meteoric rise to national prominence in the last 30 years. This special issue will take full advantage of its Open Journal Systems software, with its extensive audio
Wenshan Jia, Associate Professor of Communication Studies: Keynote Address on “Sino-globalization and the Intercultural Paradigm of Management” at The First International Conference on Eastern-Western Cultures and Management cosponsored by the Research Center for Eastern-Western Cultures and Management and the Intercultural Research Institute, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, June 18-20, 2010.
An installation of large-scale photographs by Stephen Berens, assistant professor, Department of Art, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, were recently included in an exhibition at the Poor Farm, a international exhibition and artist residency program in Wisconsin. The installation consists of two 5’x12’ photographs shot approximately 45 feet apart looking out the front