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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 74 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 34 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 41 plays 0  

Violence and Justice in Frontier Los Angeles

Dr. John Mack Faragher, Howard R. Lamar Professor Emeritus of History & American Studies, Yale University Dr. Faragher makes the case for mid-19th century Los Angeles as one of the most…

From  Jeff Layne on October 27th, 2016 0 likes 31 plays 0  

Monastic Archaeology at the Cistercian Abbey of Ourscamp

Dr. Kyle Killian Faculty, Anthropology Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Killian shares some results from his recent excavations at the Cistercian Abbey in Ourscamp, France. He briefly describes monastic…

From  Jeff Layne on September 15th, 2016 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Costumes Optional: Halloween's Transformation from Pagan Ritual to American Party Night

Kevin Dalton Anthropology Department, CSU, Chico Halloween wasn’t always trick or treating, costumes, and alcoholic beverages. In this presentation, Kevin Dalton shows how Halloween is a…

From  Jeff Layne on September 7th, 2016 0 likes 79 plays 0