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Engaging the World

  

Godzilla and the Imagination of Anxiety

December 14, 2021 by Amy Asmussen | News

Wilkinson College’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Environmental Justice, recently welcomed Dr. Bill Tsutsui, President and CEO of Ottawa University, who presented “Godzilla and the Imagination of Anxiety, from Hiroshima to COVID-19.” Walking the audience through Godzilla’s evolution, Tsutsui explained why he became so enamored with Godzilla at a young age, and continues

ETW: The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice

September 30, 2021 by | News

Dr. Robert Bullard, known as the “father of environmental justice” joined Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences as the keynote speaker and special guest for their signature series, Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Environmental Justice (ETW), “The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice.” The award-winning author of eighteen books and co-founder

Engaging the World: Environmental Justice in the OC 

September 21, 2021 by Amy Asmussen | News

Recently, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences invited PJ Flores, Keila Villegas, and Kayla Asato of Orange County Environmental Justice (OCEJ) to discuss local environmental injustices in the latest Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Environmental Justice (ETW) event, “Bringing the Fight for Environmental Justice to Orange County.” OCEJ is a non-profit

‘I Didn’t Know that …’ Considering the painful history of race and social justice, there is no end of ways for students to finish such a sentence of discovery.

September 1, 2021 by | News

Nurturing conversations that fill in voids and challenge us as Americans was the driving goal behind “Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race.” The semester-long initiative in Chapman’s Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences included a virtual film series, guest speakers, memorial observances, an art exhibition, panel discussions and

Engaging the World 21-22: Leading the Conversation on Environmental Justice

July 6, 2021 by Samantha De La O | News

Wilkinson College is committed to leading the conversation on campus and in our community on issues of humanity, unity, and justice, by undertaking semester-long examinations of key societal issues. These interdisciplinary, campus-wide conversations promote social tolerance and awareness, respect, peace, and kindness, through thoughtful dialogue and mindful reflection. Fall of 2020 saw the launch of

A Message from Wilkinson College Dean Jennifer Keene

May 7, 2021 by Jennifer D. Keene | News

Over the course of my career, I have held multiple leadership roles but none so close to my heart as being the dean of Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, the heart and soul of Chapman University. The phrase “heart and soul of Chapman University” has several meanings for me. First, Wilkinson College

Robert E. Lee and Me: A Conversation with Ty Seidule Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race

April 28, 2021 by Talisa Flores | News

“Every part of my background led me to the one true ideology, a belief in [Confederate General Robert E.] Lee as the greatest of all Americans,” southern-born and raised Ty Seidule noted during a recent “Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race” event. How Seidule came to instead believe that Lee

Peter Williams The Art of Bearing Witness

April 19, 2021 by Jessica Bocinski | News

Wilkinson College continues to highlight art work acquired by the Escalette Collection of Art this year as part of the Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race Initiative. This week we introduce you to artist Peter Williams, recipient of a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship Award, 2021 American Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Prize, and

Hakeem Adewumi The Art of Anti-Portraiture Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race

February 25, 2021 by Jessica Bocinski | News

A couple weeks ago, Chapman students, faculty, staff and communities had the opportunity to hear Hakeem Adewumi, a Texas-based Nigerian artist, photographer and creative director, in conversation with Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Angelica Allen during a lecture for Wilkinson College’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Race series. Several of Adewumi’s striking portraits

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