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The Battle of Hastings to the Domesday Book (1066-1086)

The Norman Conquest of England is one of the few true "turning points" in history. England was immediately and substantially different after William the Conqueror defeated Harold Godwinson…

From  Ann Nikolai on April 12th, 2020 0 likes 130 plays 0  

Orientation to 15th C England, No. 1

Henry V, hero of Agincourt (1415), died in 1422 leaving his 9-month old son heir to the crown. After decades of war with France, England's economic and political turmoil came to a head. Magnates…

From  Ann Nikolai on March 28th, 2020 0 likes 130 plays 0  

The Wars of the Roses: Battles 1455-1461 (Session 5)

Henry V, hero of Agincourt (1415), died in 1422 leaving his 9-month old son heir to the crown. After decades of war with France, England's economic and political turmoil came to a head.…

From  Ann Nikolai on March 14th, 2020 0 likes 298 plays 0  

Renaissanced

Dr. Jason Nice History Department CSU ChicoStudents in Renaissance Civilization: 1300-1500, a course taught by Dr. Jason Nice, were instructed to visit the Turner Print Museum. Despite the fact…

From  Jeff Layne on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 105 plays 0  

Is the EU the Wrong Direction for Europe in the Modern Age?

Dr. Dean Fairbanks Department of Geography & Planning CSU Chico Dr. Dean Fairbanks explores the possibility of no longer having an established European Union. Although this may be a provocative…

From  Jeff Layne on May 9th, 2019 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Brexit

Dr. Jason Nice History Department CSU, Chico March 29? April 12? When, if ever, will the United Kingdom leave the European Union? Dr. Nice discusses the causes and consequences of the UK's…

From  Jeff Layne on April 10th, 2019 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Innovation's Shadow

W. Patrick McCray Faculty, History Department, University of California, Santa Barbara Dr. W. Patrick McCray discusses how revolutions – technological, political, or otherwise – are…

From  Jeff Layne on April 11th, 2017 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Steampunk on Film: Reinventing the Present

Dr. David Pike Faculty, American University Steampunk is a contemporary genre of speculative fiction, performance, and maker culture with roots in alternate nineteenth century technologies. Its…

From  Jeff Layne on February 20th, 2017 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Chinese Porcelains of the 17th Century

Dr. Stephen Little Curator of Chinese and Korean Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Dr. Stephen Little explains that the Chinese were the first people to produce porcelain, and that they…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 42 plays 0