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An Evening of Literature April 7

March 14, 2017 by | News

Join the Leatherby Libraries for a book launch and signing for two books: Generation Space: A Love Story, by Anna Leahy and Douglas R. Dechow, and Living in the Weather of the World, by Richard Bausch on Friday, April 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30  p.m. in the Center for American War Letters Archives, Leatherby

Annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) 2017 Conference

January 30, 2017 by Mike Gravagno | News

Next week, graduate students and faculty from the English Department of Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences will descend upon Washington D.C. along with 12,000 other authors, poets, students, teachers, editors, and publishers for the annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference. From February 8-11, 14 current MFA Creative Writing students

Tabula Poetica: Dec. 1 Presents Elline Lipkin

November 10, 2016 by | News

Tabula Poetica continues on December 1 with poet, academic, and nonfiction writer – Elline Lipkin. Lipkin’s book The Errant Thread was chosen by Eavan Boland for the Kore Press First Book Award. Her second book, Girls’ Studies, explores contemporary girlhood in the United States. Currently a Research Scholar with the Center for the Study of Women at

WordTheatre at Chapman University Celebrated Authors’ Short Stories Brought to Life by Film and Television Celebrities & Chapman Students

August 29, 2016 by | News

WordTheatre’s fall series at Chapman University brings America’s finest short story writers to Orange for celebrity and student performances. On Monday, Sept. 19, Hollywood actors Jackson Rathbone (Twilight Films, Finding Carter, The Last Airbender) and Vanessa Lengies (Glee, Hawthorne, Lego Stars, Stick It) — will bring to life acclaimed short stories written by author Brian

Latin American Studies Association 50th Anniversary

June 7, 2016 by ALICIA KOZAMEH | Events

Author and Professor Alicia Kozameh has returned from New York City, where she participated in the Latin American Studies Association’s (LASA) International Congress, on its 50th anniversary . The annual conference brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors across the globe, and is organized by the largest professional Association

Foley Wins OC Press Club Top Honor

April 8, 2016 by | News

The Orange County Press Club board has selected journalism professor and English internship manager Dennis Foley to receive its highest honor, the Sky Dunlap Award. The award recognizes significant service to Orange County journalism, the Press Club and the community. Foley worked 26 years for the Orange County Register as an assigning editor, the newspaper’s ombudsman,

Literary PUB(lishing) Crawl and Book Signing

March 1, 2016 by | News

This year’s Literary PUB(lishing) Crawl will take place Tuesday, April 12, from 3-8 p.m. in Beckman Hall, 404. This year’s lineup features four authors: Janna Levin, Chancellor Fellow and author of  Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space  and the novel  A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines;  Pico Iyer, Presidential Fellow and

2015 Kugelman Award Ceremony Winners!

May 6, 2015 by | Art

Just a few hours Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted the 2015 Kugelman Award Ceremony.Students from the departments of Art, English, World Languages & Cultures, Philosophy and Religious Studies were honored with awards Below is a list of the winners and their awards. Congratulations to everyone acknowledged at the event. Art

“I Can’t Relate”…

April 10, 2015 by | News

By Professor Ian Barnard (English Department) Last month I attended the Conference on College Composition and Communication annual convention in Tampa, Florida, where I gave a presentation titled “‘I Can’t Relate’: The Risks of Identification Demands in Teaching and Learning.” My presentation took aim at the pressure put on teachers to make