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A Peace to End All Peace? How World War I Ended

Panel discussion featuring Chico State history professors Dr. Laird Easton, Dr. Kate Transchel, and Dr. Najm al-Din Yousefi`There was no preface or instruction manual on the First World War. When…

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Plant Evolutionary Biology

Dr. Ben Blackman Department Plant & Microbial Biology University of California, BerkeleyDr. Ben Blackman describes his lab's major interests where his group tries to understand the molecular…

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Moon between Kim and Trump

Dr. Eunhee Park History Department CSU, ChicoWhat will be the future of the Korean peninsula? War, or peace? Reunification, or coexistence of the two systems? How can we understand President…

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Wings and Feathers: Citizen Scientists and the World of Birds

Dr. Sarah Blackstone Retired Dean of Fine Arts University of Victoria, BC The Gateway Science Museum welcomes back the former Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts, Dr. Sarah Blackstone. Although her…

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China’s New Population Crisis

Dr. Chunyan Song Sociology Department CSU, Chico Dr. Song begins her story being born and raised in Linyi, of the Shandong Province in China. She talks about her experiences of always sharing a room…

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The Role of American Leadership in International Organizations: the UN and NATO During the Trump Presidency

Dr. Adam Irish Political Science and Criminal Justice Department CSU, Chico Change in leadership is one of the most important components of democratic countries. In this talk, Dr. Adam Irish…

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What is the Matter with Israeli Politics?

Dr. Eran Zelnik History Department CSU, Chico How has Benjamin Netanyahu been able to hold on to power in Israel for so long? Where are Israeli politics going? Is peace in the Middle East still even…

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Women and World War I in the Middle East

Dr. Serpil Atamaz Assistant Professor of History California State University, Sacramento Dr. Serpil Atamaz reveals the truths behind gender separation during World War I. She reveals how studies of…

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Representations of Female Homosexuality in Middle Eastern Contemporary Literature: Strategies and Critics

Zayer Baazaoui Ph.D. candidate in Literary, Cultural and Linguistic Studies University of Miami, Florida Zayer Baazaoui explains the connection between the development of society and the development…

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Temür, Painter of Politics

Levon Ghanimian Undergraduate History California State University, Northridge Levon Ghanimian explores art in the Middle East. He talks about the dark history of many of these areas, including war,…

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Russia 1917: Why Did Tsarism Collapse and the Bolsheviks Come to Power?

Dr. Donald J. Raleigh Faculty, History Department University of North Carolina The basic facts of the Russian Revolution are widely known. Tsar Nicholas was ousted – and he and his family…

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Taking Water Microbiology to the Community Level in Developing Countries

Dr. Robert Metcalf Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Sacramento Dr. Metcalf discusses his efforts to bring healthy water systems to some of the poorest places in the world, where…

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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…

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Human Trafficking and the Russian Mob

Two CSU, Chico sociology students summarize their research on the major role of Russian organized crime in the trafficking of women to the sex trade and the selling of babies for adoption in other…

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Global Policy Series: US-Israeli Relations

Dr. Jed Wyrick Faculty, CSU, Chico Comparative Religions and Humanities Department Dr. Wyrick discusses the role of Israel in U.S. Foreign Policy and in the 2016 Presidential election from a…

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Longevity of the Ottoman ‘Imaret'

Rod Thomson Student, California State University, Chico In the Ottoman Empire, social welfare and humanitarian relief was provided by the institution known as Waaf. Rod Thomson examines this…

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