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
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.
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
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
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