Category - Humanities & Society

Connecting Music and Japanese-American History with Kishi Bashi The Kishi Bashi String Quartet and Master Class will shed light on a dark chapter of U.S. history.

Music, cultural awareness and history will converge in two days of events featuring singer-songwriter, composer and violinist Kishi Bashi on Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 27 and 28, at Chapman University’s Musco Center...

Tattooed Renewal Mastering the art of cosmetic restoration, Kimberly Armstrong (M.A. ’98) transforms lives – including her own.

The electric tattoo needle humming along the edge of Linda Lee Franklin’s eyes sounds like a bumblebee flying a little too close for comfort. But Franklin isn’t worried. The retired schoolteacher is happy to lie still...

‘Visions of Chapman’

From her Chapman University office, Lindsay Shen used to watch as students and faculty strode wordlessly to and from Moulton Hall – lots of hurried people against a backdrop of beige walls. “It was a walk-through...

Chapman University and Richard Nixon Foundation Partner in First-Ever Fellows Program

Chapman University and the Richard Nixon Foundation have formed a new partnership establishing the Richard Nixon Foundation Fellows Program at Chapman University. The program develops mid-career Foreign Service Officers...

Chapman professors Lisa Sparks and Anna Leahy

‘Conversing With Cancer’ A new book by Chapman faculty members offers a prescription for better health communication practices.

Cancer begins heaven knows when. But for most people it announces itself with a jolt of a diagnosis, followed by various treatments, sidelined plans, lousy side effects, medical bills, leaves of absence, recovery and...

Why Are Central Americans Fleeing Their Homelands? Desperation, Says Chapman Professor

To help people glimpse the desperation driving Central Americans to flee their homelands and cross the U.S. border illegally, Chapman University Professor Lynn Horton recalls the story of one woman, a destroyed squash...

Chapman Student with Passion for Leadership Wins Newman Civic Fellowship

There’s busy and then there’s the kind of busy that is the life of Chapman University’s Daniel Espiritu ’20. The political science major works for the Literacies Partnership, a collaboration between Chapman and Orange...

Dance students and Presidential Fellow Ido Tadmor collaborate for fall concert

Just one day before October’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, dancer and choreographer Ido Tadmor was putting the final touches on a work he created for Chapman University students to perform this fall. Tadmor’s...

Into the YA World – Chapman authors help drive the flourishing young adult market, attracting way more than just teen readers. Chapman authors help drive the flourishing young adult market, attracting way more than just teen readers.

Sarah Nicole Smetana ’09 did not intend to write a great young adult novel. She just wanted to write a great novel, something akin to the coming-of-age stories she loves. Turns out, she did both. Next year HarperTeen...