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Wilkinson College Events


Uncertain future for Egypt, say faculty experts in panel discussion

February 15, 2011 by | News

A panel of top faculty experts gathered at Chapman University yesterday to debate questions regarding Egypt’s Future at a lunch time panel discussion in Beckman Hall titled  “The Arab Youth Revolt: Chapman Experts Discuss the Events in Tunisia, Egypt and the Greater Middle East.” And while their views diverged on key issues, they agreed that

Einstein’s Universe, Feb. 25 – Mar. 3

February 7, 2011 by | News

Chapman University is pleased to announce Einstein’s Universe: An interdisciplinary series of events featuring physicist Brian Foster and 2010 BRIT award-winning violinist Jack Liebeck. Events will be held February 25 – March 3, 2011 as part of the university’s 150th anniversary celebrations. Mr. Liebeck and Dr. Foster conceived Einstein’s Universe as a part of the

“It’s a Wilkson Life” … Holiday Party, Dec. 15

December 13, 2010 by | News

Wilkinson College faculty and staff are invited to “It’s a Wilkinson Life” holiday gathering on Wednesday, Dec. 15 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall, Laura Scudder Conference Room, 127.  Please RSVP to Virginia Halverson at extension 7355. Once again we will be collecting unwrapped children’s toys ($10 value) for Project Access through December 16.

Model UN Team Wins Big in Regional Events

November 23, 2010 by | News

 Chapman University’s Model United Nations team had a great fall semester in regional competitions.Consisting of mostly new members, the team competed at October’s Orange County MUN and faced competition from delegations representing several UC, Cal State and community college campuses.  Lakshmi Odedra, representing India, won the award for Outstanding Research in UNICEF.  Mark Johnston,

“I’m Not A Feminist, But …” Dec. 9

November 23, 2010 by | Events

Women’s Studies and Chapman Feminists present, “I’m Not A Feminist, But…” on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010 at 7:30 – 9 p.m. in Irvine Lecture Hall (SC 150). This is a faculty panel, student film and there will be a discussion after. Refreshments and snacks will be served.

Taiwan Film Festival today and tomorrow!

November 19, 2010 by | News

‘Kung Fu Dunk’ to be screened at film festival.  A love story, a basketball tale and a blockbuster. It’s all part of the Taiwan Film Festival running at Chapman University Friday and Saturday, Nov. 19-20, in Argyros Forum 208. The festival is hosted by Chapman’s Center for Global Education, Wilkinson College of Humanities and

A Night With … Karen Blixen (by Dr. Angela Tumini), Nov. 16, 2010

November 12, 2010 by | Events

Danish writer and extraordinary woman, Karen Blixen (to be played by Dr. Angela Tumini) is the author of Babette’s Feast and Out of Africa, both adapted into highly acclaimed, Academy Award-winning motion pictures. Blixen remains a complex figure in the writing and history of colonial Africa. WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010TIME: 7 p.m.LOCATION: Wallace All Faiths Chapel

Foundations of a Science-based Discussion of Free Will, Nov. 10

November 8, 2010 by | News

On Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, theoretical physicist Henry Stapp from the University of California’s Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory will be giving a lecture titled, “Foundations of a Science-based Discussion of Free Will” in Argyros Forum, room 208 at 4 p.m. Dr. Stapp specializes in the conceptual and mathematical foundations of quantum theory, and in particular on the quantum

Secrets of Renaissance Venetian Glass, Nov. 21

November 8, 2010 by | News

On Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, Assistant Professor of Art History, Liliana Leopardi, will present a visually stunning overview of the history of Venetian glass. Dr. Leopardi will focus on the invention of crystal, the quest to produce glass in imitation of precious materials and the magical properties used to repel poisons based off of the

A Night With … Jane Austen (with Dr. Lynda Hall), Feb. 22, 2011

November 4, 2010 by | News

In 2011, exactly 200 years since the publication of Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen (portrayed by Dr. Lynda Hall) will pay a visit to Chapman University. She will consider what has happened with her novels, her “own darling child[ren],” during the past two centuries. Jane will contemplate the history of “Janeites,” the waves of her popularity,

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