Commonspace will be Opening November 13, 2010 with its first exhibit “Action (un)Packed: Abstraction After Action” from 5-7 p.m. This exhibit will showcase painting practices that aren’t afraid of complexity or abjection, beauty or the ridiculous, but that actively demonstrate a dynamic negotiation between disparate regimes of pictorial signification. The host of this exhibit is Professor Michael
On Tuesday, November 30, 2010 don’t miss out on the MFA Poetry Reading presented by Tabula Poetica, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Chapman University. The poetry readings will begin at 5 p.m. in the Malloy Performance Portico room in Leatherby Libraries. This event is sponsored by Wilkinson’s Department of English and supported by
On Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, theoretical physicist Henry Stapp from the University of California’s Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory will be giving a lecture titled, “Foundations of a Science-based Discussion of Free Will” in Argyros Forum, room 208 at 4 p.m. Dr. Stapp specializes in the conceptual and mathematical foundations of quantum theory, and in particular on the quantum
On Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, Assistant Professor of Art History, Liliana Leopardi, will present a visually stunning overview of the history of Venetian glass. Dr. Leopardi will focus on the invention of crystal, the quest to produce glass in imitation of precious materials and the magical properties used to repel poisons based off of the
Prof. Nubar Hovsepian, Political Science and International Studies, is on sabbatical this semester. While on sabbatical, he has traveled extensively to present his work at various venues. In October (6-7) he participated in a conference sponsored by the Georg Eckert Institute Braunschweig, Germany) on: Education and Conflict: Perspectives from Israel/Palestine. In particular he presented a
COLLIDER exhibition installation plans Folding Unfolding: COLLIDER Collider is the collaborative team of BigPrototype and Chapman’s Professor of Fine Art, Dr. Lia Halloran. Folding Unfolding: Collider, is an interactive exhibition installation, 3D modeling workshop and discussion inspired by the gypsum crystals of the Naica Mine in Mexico. Folding Unfolding discovers the geometry of basic crystal
Megan (Meyer) Rosenkrantz, 2006 Wilkinson College, Department of Art graduate, just finished illustrating and writing a children’s book which will be available November 20, 2010. The book titled, “The Great Adventures of Larriot the Liger” is available for preview now. Check it out.
In 2011, exactly 200 years since the publication of Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen (portrayed by Dr. Lynda Hall) will pay a visit to Chapman University. She will consider what has happened with her novels, her “own darling child[ren],” during the past two centuries. Jane will contemplate the history of “Janeites,” the waves of her popularity,
Commpost Magazine, Issue 8 is here! What is Commpost Magazine you ask? It’s a newspaper focusing solely on the world of graphic design and the department. It’s a post-communication, publication. Every event, new professor, show, opportunity, and change is conveyed to our readers each semester through this paper run and created by graphic design students and professors. Click here
Anna Leahy, Ph.D., associate professor of English at Chapman University, and Douglas Dechow., Ph.D., associate librarian at Leatherby Libraries, are in Cape Canaveral, Fla., to witness the launch of the Discovery space shuttle, one of the final shuttle launches planned by NASA, which is expected to retire the fleet after the Endeavor launches in February.