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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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