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Grant Workshop, Feb. 9 for Wilkinson Junior Faculty

February 4, 2011 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting a workshop on grant writing for Wilkinson junior faculty members on  Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011.  Conducting the workshop will be: Mike Stringer, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Jennifer Keene, PhD (Fulbright recipient) and Kerk Kee, PhD (In grant process). For more information, please contact Taryn Stroop at 714.979-6947. Phase

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Visual Arts Speaker Series,Feb. 16, 2011

February 4, 2011 by | News

Kristen Morgin is a sculptor known for her unique interpretations of nostalgic objects made of clay and mixed media. She received her MFA degree from the Alfred University School of Ceramics in New York State and has taught ceramics at Cal State University Long Beach. She has had recent solo shows at the Marc Selwyn

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Dr. Angela Tumini publishes book

February 1, 2011 by | News

Angela Tumini, Ph.D., assistant professor of Italian Studies, Language Department, Wilkinson College, recently published a book titled An Unintentional Liaison: Lars von Trier and Italian Cinema and Culture (VDM Verlag Dr. Muller 2011). Dr. Tumini’s book focuses on the way in which von Trier’s cinema can simultaneously be redefined in relationship with Italian cinema and culture, while

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Dr. Lori Cox

January 31, 2011 by | POSC

Lori Cox Han, Ph.D., professor, Department of Political Science, Wilkinson College, recently published an edited volume titled New Directions in the American Presidency (Routledge, 2011), which takes a current look at the various issues facing the presidency and provides a “state of the art” overview of current trends in the field of presidency research.  David

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It’s plain to see — readers still love their Jane

January 31, 2011 by | News

Hold onto your bonnets, Jane Austen fans. An out-and-out Austenpalooza is coming to Chapman University on Feb. 15, when Lynda Hall, Ph.D., professor of English and a scholar of 19th Century British literature, hosts “Austenalia,” a panel discussion featuring four novelists whose contemporary work picks up where Austen’s pen left off. Read more in Happenings.

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Austenalia: A Panel Discussion with Jane Austen-Related Authors, Feb. 15

January 25, 2011 by | News

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s first novel Sense and Sensibility, Dr. Lynda Hall, Assistant Professor of English and 19th Century British Literature scholar, will moderate a panel discussion of contemporary authors inspired by Jane Austen’s work. Authors include: Diana Birchall, Mrs. Darcy’s Dilemma; Karen Joy Fowler, The Jane

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Art Students in Italy for January Class

January 21, 2011 by | News

Liliana Leopardi and Eric Chimenti took their art students on a travel course to Italy called, Rethinking Renaissance Visual Culture. They studied in Florence, Sienna, Venice and Rome. Check out their blog for beautiful photos from all over Italy and read about what they and learned.  

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FACULTY NEWS: 2011 CCCC Braddock Award awarded to Anne-Marie Pedersen

January 18, 2011 by | Uncategorized

Anne-Marie Pedersen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, English, recently won a prestigious award from the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the 2011 CCCC Braddock Award for your article, “Negotiating Cultural Identities Through Language: Academic English in Jordan” which appeared in the December 2010 issue of College Composition and Communication. The Braddock award for this year will

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Giczy ('09) presented with the first Raymond J. Cunningham Prize for research paper

January 18, 2011 by | News

Hailey Giczy (’09) and Associate Professor of History Lee Estes flew to Boston and the Annual American Historical Association Conference, together with Hailey’s mom, on Thursday,  January 6th.  Friday morning everyone woke early for a behind the scenes tour of the 1795 Charles Bullfinch Massachusetts State House just off the Boston Commons.  The tour was led

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