This year’s Voces Novae: Chapman University Historical Review, a student-run e-journal, covers a diverse array of topics among the papers published including political violence in South Africa, Dr. Ruth Westheimer (German-American sex therapist and Holocaust Survivor), Feminist History, and the 1937 Chinese Massacre. Celebrating its twelfth anniversary, the award-winning journal, published by the Alpha Mu
Sex panic. This is the phrase that Dr. Ian Barnard (English/LGBTQ Studies) uses to describe how contemporary liberal culture unintentionally uses sex panics to reinforce transphobic and homophobic tropes. In their new book, Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions, Barnard illuminates the ways that the public, media, and politicians produce, construct, and disseminate sex panics. “The
I recently sat down to talk with Dr. Alana Routé (’07) about her career journey. During our conversation, I recognized the importance of sharing her story and words of encouragement with Wilkinson students. It is also important to emphasize, as a career advisor, all the different options you have available to you with a social
Where Angelica Allen lived, no one else looked like her. As the daughter of a black U.S. military father and a Filipina mother, Allen spent much of her early childhood feeling the scorn of her classmates and neighbors in her outlying island community. “There was a lot of bullying, and also a lot of assumptions,”
During the COVID-19 pandemic, people are seeing for the first-time what Los Angeles looks like without a thick shroud of smog. It was the voice of the people that prompted Congress to pass the strict pollution laws in the 1960’s that resulted in great environmental progress. Now, the power to influence environmental policy lies in
From Our Eyes showcases Wilkinson students’ first-hand accounts of their undergraduate and graduate experiences. This issue features Beatrice Lam (‘19), who graduated last year with a degree in a new joint major, Global Communication and World Languages. Read her story below. I was born and raised in the bustling city that never sleeps: Hong Kong.
When the Chapman community went into isolation, Professor Micol Hebron (Art) had to improvise her plans for Contemporary Gallery Practice class, which relied on weekly travel to area art galleries as part of their curriculum. She found a solution in one of her former student’s projects and now, she is using an Instagram challenge to