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history

  

A Celebration of History Student Research 

September 21, 2021 by | News

The award winning, student-run e-journal, Voces Novae: A Chapman University Historical Review is celebrating its thirteenth anniversary this year with topics ranging from how Christianity shaped England in World War I to Native Hawaiian and Japanese American Discourse over Hawaiian Statehood. Out of twelve papers submitted, five were published by the Alpha Mu Gamma Chapter

Made by History: War & Society Partnership with The Washington Post “Historians enter the fray”

June 23, 2021 by David Krausman | News

Professional historians and historically-informed writers and researchers bring powerful perspectives to today’s burning issues and national dialogs, but how can faculty experts effectively share their insights with the general public? The War & Society Program’s  participation in a new section of The Washington Post titled Made by History offers one exciting new avenue for readers

Chapman Holocaust Library Artifact Connects a Son to His Father’s Story

June 8, 2021 by Stace Dumoski | News

The item in the display case caught Mitchell Raff ’s attention the moment he saw it. The wallet, aged and battered, with Hebrew writing on it, had clearly been made from a Torah. One of the many ways Nazis desecrated the sacred objects they stole from Jews was to turn them into utilitarian things. Though

Career Corner Wilkinson Alumni Combines Degree and Passion to Make His Dream into a Career

December 17, 2020 by Erin Berthon | News

I recently came across an article, The Greatest Collection, highlighting Wilkinson College alumnus Jeffrey Griffith (’11, BA History, BS Business Administration) and I became instantly intrigued by his story. I wanted to know more about how his college degree, along with his hobby as a hockey card enthusiast, led him to be the successful author

Scholars of the 1918 Influenza Outbreak See Parallels With the COVID-19 Pandemic But they caution against the presumption that nothing will ever be the same.

August 26, 2020 by | News

Remember the inspiring stories of the great flu pandemic of 1918? Communities rallied around the cause of public health. Self-sacrifice was the order of the day. Across the United States, the citizenry gladly wore masks and observed quarantine measures. Check those thoughts, says historian Jennifer D. Keene, dean of Chapman University’s Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities,

Get to Know Wilkinson’s Newest Faculty

August 17, 2020 by | News

Wilkinson College was looking for a way to connect with our new faculty via physical distancing. The Voice of Wilkinson reached out to the newest members of our community and asked them a few questions. We wanted to find out why they chose Wilkinson and what it meant to be a part of the heart

What Makes Wilkinson So Special? Through the Eyes of a Student

November 6, 2019 by Philip Goodrich | News

By Philip Goodrich (’22) History and Integrated Educational Studies and a minor in Political Science When searching for my dream school, I was looking for a tight-knit community, small class sizes, endless opportunities, and a strong support system focused on student success. I can confidently say I found this with Chapman University. While I have

A Conversation About the Human Costs of War The Psychological and Emotional Impact of Going to War and Coming Home

October 30, 2019 by Sarah Markowitz | News

A veteran, a historian, and a therapist visited Chapman’s campus…and engaged in an enlightening, pertinent, and productive conversation about the human costs of war. Moderated by Dr. Gregory Daddis, the director of Chapman’s MA in War and Society program, Afghanistan War veteran Josue Barron, Dr. David Kieran, and Dr. Naveen Jonathan discussed the psychological and

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