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MY BARRIO: EMIGDIO VASQUEZ AND CHICANA/O IDENTITY IN ORANGE COUNTY

September 13 - January 5

The Art Collections Department will present a multi-faceted exploration of Chicana/o art in Orange County. The springboard for Chapman’s project is a 1979 mural, El Proletariado de Aztlán, by Emigdio Vasquez.


CROSS-CULTURAL CENTER OPEN HOUSE

August 30 | 6 p.m. | Cross-Cultural Center

Cross-Cultural Center

Join the Cross-Cultural Center for an open house to socialize, chill, and find community! Food, drinks, and fun are guaranteed!


OPENING CELEBRATION FOR MY BARRIO: EMIGDIO VASQUEZ AND CHICANA/O IDENTITY IN ORANGE COUNTY OPENING CELEBRATION

September 13 | 4 p.m. | 442 Cypress St.

Art Collections

Opening celebration begins at 4 p.m. – El Proletariado de Aztlán mural at 442 Cypress St. At 5 p.m. in the Guggenheim Gallery refreshments and music are available.


FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER FREE SCREENING

September 19 | 7 p.m. | Cross-Cultural Center

Cross-Cultural Center, Civic Engagement Initiatives

Join Cross-Cultural Engagement and Civic Engagement Initiatives for a celebration of Cambodia’s national Ancestor’s Day holiday and a free screening of Angelina Jolie’s new film “First They Killed My Father.” The film and book upon which it is based is an unflinching portrayal of the Khmer Rouge’s reign of terror and genocide, from the view of a five-year-old survivor cut off from her family in 1975. Contact KP Williams, Graduate Assistant for Civic Engagement Initiatives for more information — civic@chapman.edu.


FALL 2017 STUDY ABROAD FAIRS

September 26 | 10 a.m. | Attallah Piazza

Center for Global Education

Semester Programs, Travel Courses, & International Internships!


BEASTS OF NO NATION FREE SCREENING & PANEL DISCUSSION

October 12 | 7 p.m. | Memorial Hall

The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education

Join the The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education for a free screening of the the film Beasts of No Nation. Based on the highly acclaimed novel by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala, Beasts of No Nation brings  to life the gripping take of Agu, a child soldier torn from his family to fight in the civil war in an African country. Newcomer Abraham Attah gives a stunning portrayal of Agu and Idris Elba appears as the Commandant, a warlord who takes Agu and instructs him in the ways of war.
Admission is free. No tickets or reservations required.

For more information, please call (714) 628-7377 or email RodgersCenter@chapman.edu.


My Journey from Rwanda to Humanitarianism Today
Lieutenant-General, the Honourable Romeo Dallaire (Ret’d)

October 16, 2017 | 7 p.m. | Memorial Hall

The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education

Join the The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education for a lecture and book singing from Romeo Dallaire.

Romeo Dallaire is a retired Canadian Senator, a retired Canadian Army Lieutenant-General, a devoted humanitarian, and an outspoken advocate and champion of human rights. During his distinguished military career, General Dallaire commanded the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Rwanda prior to and during the 1994 genocide. His courage and leadership during this ill-fated mission have earned him worldwide recognition.

Admission is free. No tickets or reservations are required. Reserved seating is available for groups of 10 or more. Contact Ashley Bloomfield at (714) 532-7760 or RodgersCenter@chapman.edu to make group reservations.


THE TUNNEL OF OPPRESSION

October 17, 18, 19 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Henley Hall Basement

Office of Residence Life and First Year Experience

Tunnel of Oppression is a nationally recognized guided program that utilizes personal stories and small group dialogue to build awareness about oppression. This year, members of the Chapman Community will be sharing their own stories in-person about how their experience has been impacted by oppression. Come learn and engage as our community makes space to have these important conversations.

For more information contact Nathan Worden at worden@chapman.edu.


INDIGENOUS VOICES 

November 9 | 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Cross-Cultural Center

Cross-Cultural Center

Indigenous Voices is an event hosted by the Cross-Cultural Center featuring music from Talon Ducheneaux and, spoken word from William Nu'utupu Giles. Talon is a Native Hip Hop artist known for incorporating his culture into his music, and William William Nu'utupu Giles Giles is a Samoan-American poet and educator from Hawaii. William has been featured on Button Poetry multiple times, and will be performing spoken word surrounding topics of culture and diaspora. There will be a Q&A session following the performances.

For more information, contact Time Topper at topper@chapman.edu.


FIRST FEMALE STUDIO HEAD SHERRY LANSING AND EMMY-AWARD WINNING JOURNALIST STEPHEN GALLOWAY TO SPEAK AT CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY

November 29 | 7 p.m. | Folino Theater in Marion Knott Studios

Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

During almost 30 years in the motion picture business, Sherry Lansing was involved in the production, marketing, and distribution of more than 200 films, including Academy Award winners Forrest Gump (1994), Braveheart (1995), and Titanic (1997). Stephen Galloway is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who serves as the executive features editor for The Hollywood Reporter.

The event is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Ms. Lansing and Mr. Galloway will remain to take photos and sign copies for attendees who brought copies of Leading Lady. Books will not be available for sale at the event.


COMMUNITY/ NONPROFIT PANEL

December 6 | 6 p.m-8 p.m. | Cross-Cultural Center

IES 315 - Non-Governmental Organizations: Policies and Practice

Join Professor Rodriguez's class at the panel, Community Realities, Benefits, and Limitations: Navigating the shifting relationship between social work, community organizations, and the nonprofit sector. Organizers and experts from the Santa Ana Non-profit Sector will discuss the shifting relationship between social work, community organizations, and the nonprofit sector.

For more information contact Professor Rodriguez at jorodriguez@chapman.edu.

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