Category Archives: Faculty Success

Celebrating the Vitality of Italian Poetic Language: Dr. Pacchioni’s Creative Writings Anthologized

Dr. Pacchioni has been included in the new online anthology of Italian poets, Ossigeno Nascente, realized by the Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna. This innovative digital publication project, aimed at demonstrating the vitality and diversity of Italian poetic language … Continue reading

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Dr. Pacchioni Invited to Speak on the Occasion of Federico Fellini’s Centennial

Master of Imaginative Synthesis: Federico Fellini at 100 A Live Online Webinar in conjunction with the 2020 publication of Wiley Blackwell’s A Companion to Federico Fellini 6:00 P.M. PDT on Thursday, May 28, 2020 On the occasion of the celebrations … Continue reading

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Chapman Professors’ Voices Resonate in Italy, Making the Case for a Balanced Reopening of Society

Two Chapman University professors are published in one of the oldest, most prestigious publications in Italy—La Stampa. Argyros School of Business and Economics Professors, Dr. Gabriele Camera and Nobel Laureate in Economics Dr. Vernon Smith addressed their views on the long-term impact … Continue reading

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The Traditional Puppet Theatre of Italy Revived in Dr. Pacchioni’s New Book

In his new book, The Image of the Puppet, Dr. Pacchioni identifies and interprets the aesthetic and cultural significance of the different traditions of the Italian puppet theater in the broader Italian culture and beyond. Grounded in the often-overlooked history of … Continue reading

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Interdisciplinary Chapman Italian Studies in Rome

The new year begins boldly for Chapman Italian Studies. In partnership with the University Honors Program and Italiaidea School in Rome, Dr. Pacchioni is leading a field research course in the Eternal City. This travel course brings together students from … Continue reading

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Italian Cinema in San Diego

Last week, Dr. Pacchioni chaired a panel focusing on Italian Cinema at the annual convention of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association in San Diego. Speakers addressed topics such as: early cinema and philosophy, classical and contemporary auteur cinema, … Continue reading

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Dr. Federico Pacchioni Speaks at California State University, Long Beach

This week, Dr. Pacchioni was invited to speak about his current research project on the influence of Italian traditional puppetry in literature and film. Several students and faculty  from university’s Italian Studies program attended the presentation, which was followed a … Continue reading

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Dr. Pacchioni speaks at the international symposium “Intersections: The Arts and the Concept of Time,” in Florence

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Dr. Pacchioni speaks at the annual convention of the American Association of Italian Studies at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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The Sounds, The Stories: Reimagining The Italian Art Song

In partnership with the students of the Italian Studies Program of Chapman University, The Los Angeles Composers Collective dissect and interpret iconic pieces of Italian Literature for a fresh take on an old classic. The concert and discussion will take … Continue reading

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Interpreting the Past: An Experience of Rome

This winter term, Dr. Pacchioni launched the new travel course Interpreting the Past: An Experience of Rome. The course integrates personalized projects with visits to the Eternal City’s most representative museums and archeological sites, an overview of its ancient and … Continue reading

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Dr. Pacchioni speaks at the annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association in Bellingham, WA

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A Successful Italian Studies Retreat and Reunion

Last Saturday the Italian Studies program held its annual Italian Studies Annual Advising Retreat and Reunion on the Chapman campus. The event, scheduled as part of the University’s broader Homecoming Week celebrations, brought together faculty, alumni, current students and their … Continue reading

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Dr. Pacchioni speaks at the annual conference of the American Association for Italian Studies in Sorrento

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Dr. Pacchioni speaks at the symposium “Intersections: The Arts and the Concept of Space” in Florence

 

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