Category - Humanities & Society

a hand grasps at a chain link fence with the American flag in the background
Crossing the Border, Building a Bridge Research by Chapman Professor Nancy Rios-Contreras provides a vivid portrait of migrant life and adds depth to the experience of her students.
Philip Goodrich on campus
SURF Fellow Philip Goodrich ’22 Examines the Importance of Free Expression on College Campuses The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) gives students the opportunity to gain hands-on research experience and focus on their passions.
Image of the event program, which reads: An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance" and features a lit candle.
Evening of Holocaust Remembrance Takes Lessons from the Past to Guide the Present Appeals to “never forget” the Holocaust accompanied calls to decry the atrocities of Russia’s war in Ukraine.
Madyson Montgomery '22 gives a TED-style talk.
Telling Unsung Stories of Black History Provides Breakthrough Moments for Chapman Students
Wall displayed with art exhibition title This Land is Your Land.
Students Step Outside the Classroom to Explore Environmental Justice Through Art, Advocacy and More
Sociologist Pete Simi research in the field.
Testimony of Chapman Sociologist Pete Simi Leads to Judgment Against Organizers of Charlottesville Rally Professor Simi’s research on white supremacists who planned the Unite the Right rally reflects his commitment to exposing the hidden spaces of hate.
Chapman Professor Luke Nichter outdoor portrait
What Does Historic Preservation Look Like in America Today? As Americans reflect on Hispanic and Indigenous histories this fall, remember this, says Chapman professor: “It’s not just about the historic sites.”
Conspiracy theorist protesters in Germany
Op-Ed: Violence in Italy Exposes the Risks of Conspiracies Linked to Political Extremism Mass radicalization can spread like a contagion, Chapman professor warns. Demand governmental transparency and accountability, he advises.
Father Gregory Boyle portrait
Founder of Homeboy Industries Father Gregory Boyle to Speak at Chapman University Boyle will receive an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Chapman President Daniele C. Struppa at the Nov. 12 event.
portion of handwritten 9/11 recollection
Twenty Years Later: Letters and Reflections From Ground Zero Survivors Chapman’s Center for American War Letters grows to include 9/11 accounts and correspondence.
Chapman student walking throught Global Citizens Plaza
Multimillion-Dollar Gifts Create Opportunities for Study of U.S. Presidents’ History, Impact Endowments work to establish the region's presidential history and distinguish Chapman University as a hub for study of the field.
bernardino telesio statue
Chapman University President Endows Bernardino Telesio Professorship in Italian Studies The $1 million legacy gift will ensure a strong future for the study of Italian language and culture at Chapman.