Tag: Melanie Wu
Written by Amy Hendrie. The imagery of the Wild West has captured American minds for over a century with cowboys, sharpshooters, and lone travellers. Through looking at the life of William Cody, Amy Hendrie examines the origin and impact of this cultural fascination.
Written by Sophie Whitehead. The experience of women in science has been a challenging one over the last century. But how does the science of Crystallography compare, and who are the women behind the work?
Misogyny: The Driving Force of the Great European Witch-Hunts from the Fifteenth to Seventeenth Centuries
Written by Sophia Aiello. The Witch Trials of the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries have been well studied, but what role did misogyny have in this crisis, and how did the stereotype of the ‘witch’ develop?
Written by Megan Sickmueller. How do colonial and orientalist ideas of Africa linger in the Western imagination? And what enduring problems do such false images maintain? Megan Sickmueller examines Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina’s ‘scathingly satirical’ piece on this complex topic.