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Faculty Books: Dr. Ian Barnard Doesn’t Mind Pushing Buttons Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions

June 25, 2020 by Samantha De La O | News

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

Angelica Allen Brings a Global Understanding to New Africana Studies Minor Professor envisions a program that captures "blackness in all of its complexity and diversity."

June 19, 2020 by Dennis Arp | News

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,”

Faculty Opportunity Fund Congrats to Wilkinson Faculty Recipients

June 16, 2020 by | News

Congratulations to the four faculty opportunity award recipients from Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences! Chapman University’s Faculty Opportunity Fund is a competitive merit-based internal funding opportunity for faculty to apply for up to $15,000 to conduct research or creative activity. These projects are intended to support Chapman University faculty in the development

#BlackoutTuesday An Analysis of the Hashtag

June 9, 2020 by Muhammad Karkoutli | News

By Muhammad Karkoutli (’20), Babbie Center Research Fellow On Tuesday, June 2, you may have noticed that social media was awash with black squares tagged with the hashtag #BlackoutTuesday – a response to the brutal murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25th. Although these black squares expressed a range of messages, the #BlackoutTuesday

Letter from the Dean of Wilkinson College June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020 by | News

Exhausted, frustrated, heart-broken, angry – these were the feelings expressed by Chapman students, staff, and faculty who have gathered over the past week to collectively grieve the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbrey, and Breonna Taylor. The rise of white supremacy, ongoing police brutality, Covid-19, systemic institutionalized racism, black and brown lives lost – racial injustice

SURFing Remotely How the 2020 Wilkinson SURF students will undergo a remote research experience.

May 7, 2020 by | Art

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), which is headed by the Center for Undergraduate Excellence, is an annual paid fellowship for Chapman undergraduate students who want to pursue independent research or creative projects for eight weeks over the summer. SURF students don’t just work in isolation, they meet regularly with SURF students from other colleges

From Our Eyes: Cheverton Award Winner Says Goodbye to Wilkinson Senior Alexander Ballard reflects before graduation

May 1, 2020 by Alex Ballard | History

From Our Eyes showcases Wilkinson students’ first-hand accounts of their undergraduate and graduate experiences. This issue features the reflections of Alexander Ballard, a graduating senior History, Political Science, and Economics triple-major, and the 2020 Recipient of the Cecil F. Cheverton Award, the highest undergraduate student honor at Chapman University.  ••• I would say my story

The Twists and Turns of Evangelical Politics A Q&A with Dr. John Compton

April 10, 2020 by | POSC

Dr. John Compton’s (Political Science) new book, The End of Empathy: Why White Protestants Stopped Loving Their Neighbors, explores a timely issue: the connection between religion and politics. Through a mix of archival research and public opinion data, The End of Empathy traces the changing social values of white Protestants over the past century.   Compton

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