History Department Majors and Minors Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Chapman University with a Special Issue of their Award Winning Voces Novae

September 15, 2010 by | History

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

Department of Communication Studies

September 13, 2010 by | Comm

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.

Department of Art

September 13, 2010 by | Art

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

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.