A group of student researchers from the Seattle PsyD in Clinical Psychology presented their research at the Washington State Psychological Association Convention on October 13 and 14, 2023. They presented three posters. Two explored the topic of reproductive justice through a psychological lens. These were titled “Colonialism, Control, and Copulation: A Primer on Reproductive Justice” and “Reproductive Justice: A Phenomenological Exploration of Female Sterilization.” A third poster, “Pathways to the Therapist Paragon: A Decolonial Grounded Theory,” explored how privilege and the idea of an ideal therapist could be damaging to therapists of color and to the non-white clients of white therapists.
This summer, in the center of the main gallery of the Center for Social Justice & Civil Liberties in Riverside, California, there stood a giant assembled artwork: a bouquet of wood with sticks, diverse colored beads, ropes, and dowels of different sizes sticking out in all directions, all topped off by a barrel that represented the hull of a ship, filled with a few dozen dried, carefully decorated palm fronds. An intricate assemblage full of story and suffering.
Antioch Voices is a forum that allows members of our community to speak about an issue important to them. In this piece, coinciding with Gallbladder Cancer and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month, MFA student Stefanie Paredes considers what it means to be a writer with grief.
The first weekend of August, students and faculty from the New England PsyD and the Seattle PsyD converged in Washington, DC for this year’s American Psychological Association’s annual convention.
For Shirley Lo, traveling to her first in-person APA Annual Convention proved to be exciting. That’s because Lo, a third-year student in the PsyD in Clinical Psychology offered on Antioch University’s Seattle campus, won an award for the research poster she submitted.
From Beatlemania to the BTS Army, musical fandom has long included girls and women—and for just as long, there’s been a stereotype of female fans as full of lust for the male objects of their obsession. But is this a fair description? And how should we understand older female fans, the ones who have been a fan for decades?
Last year, Linda Drake Gobbo retired as Associate Provost for Antioch University New England, and her colleagues marked her retirement with memories and celebration of her many contributions. This May, the accolades continued as she was named a Life Member of NAFSA.
Many writers dream of having their book developed into a TV show. For Leslie Lehr, a 2005 alum of the Antioch MFA in Creative Writing, this dream is coming true. Her 2021 memoir A Boob’s Life: How America’s Obsession Shaped Me… and You was optioned by HBO Max Comedy.