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New study will allow the Shipibo-Konibo people to officially register with traditional proper names

March 14, 2019 by Pilar Valenzuela | News

It has been estimated that up to 45% of Peru’s ca. 33 million people is Amerindian. Almost 50 different indigenous groups, speaking their own languages, inhabit the country’s Andean and Amazonian regions. Until recently it was almost impossible for Native parents to officially register their children using proper names in their own languages, either because

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Graduation 2019 What you need to know!

March 3, 2019 by | News

Graduating Class of 2019! The Chapman Commencement weekend will be one you’ll remember for years to come. We’re excited to have all Chapman graduating students together on Wilson Field at Closing Convocation on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 7 pm. Closing Convocation will honor your achievements and celebrate the work you’ve done in your time

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So you’re in an MFA program–now what? A guest post by MFA Candidate Elizabeth Chen

February 12, 2019 by Elizabeth Chen | English

When someone tells me that they are a writer, I am never sure what that means without more context. Is it storytelling? Journalism? Blogging? Food and travel reviews? Screenwriting? Stage plays? Ghost writing? Poetry? Experimental? Literary criticism? The style, the voice, the expectations, and the ways one can achieve “success” are different across these professional

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Bensussen Distinguished Lecture in Arts Maria Elena Buszek

February 1, 2019 by | News

The Bensussen Distinguished Lecture in Arts presents Maria Elena Buszek on Monday, March 25 at 7 p.m. in Argyros Forum 209 ABC. This is free and open to the public. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Maria Elena Buszek, Ph.D., is a scholar, critic, curator, and Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Colorado Denver, where

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The Future of Transportation 5th Annual Public Policy Conference: March 27

January 31, 2019 by | News

You’re invited to the 5th Annual Public Policy Conference on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in Beckman Hall, Room 404 – George Bush Conference Center – The Future of Transportation. Public transit is losing riders. There’s big backlash against California’s high speed rail system and the gas taxes that fund roads and other

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Creativity and Culture: CCI in Conversation Series Cinema and Immortality

January 30, 2019 by | News

You’re invited to a film screening of Ghost Dance (a 1983 film) followed by a Q&A with the film’s director Ken McMullen, on Friday, March 1, 2019, 1-4 p.m. in the Folino Theatre, Marion Knott Studios, hosted by CCI (Creative and Cultural Industries) and Wilkinson College. The screening commences at 1 p.m., followed by a

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2019 Literary Arts Reading Series The John Fowles Center

January 15, 2019 by | News

Please join us for the 2019 Literary Arts Reading Series, featuring authors, Enrico Deaglio (Feb. 11), Francesco Spagnolo (March 11), Susan Suleiman (Mar. 25), Christophe Boltanski (Apr. 22), and Chuck Fishman (Apr. 29). All readings are in Beckman Hall 404 at 5 p.m. and these events are free and open to the public. ABOUT FOWLES CENTER