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Agincourt -- 1415

Henry V became a hero by defeating the French at Agincourt in 1415. It was a battle memorialized in Shakespeare's play "Henry V" -- with several stirring speeches ("we band of…

From  Ann Nikolai on May 21st, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Richard II: Chaucer & Emerging Englishness (1377-1400)

In the last decades of the 14th century, during the reign of Richard II, military, political and literary shifts contributed to a rising sense of what it meant to be English -- and just how secure…

From  Ann Nikolai on May 4th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

The Barons' Wars (1215-1266)

Magna Carta, signed by King John in 1215, did not settle the disputes between the monarch and his barons. John's son, Henry III, reigned for more than 50 turbulent years in which the barons…

From  Ann Nikolai on April 23rd, 2020 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Edward III and his Legacies, No. 2

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 29th, 2020 0 likes 58 plays 0  

Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program Participants Center for Bilingual/Multicultural Studies CSU Chico This presentation’s panel consists of the Fulbright Teaching Excellence…

From  Jeff Layne on February 27th, 2020 0 likes 65 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  

Canada: Our Friendly Neighbour to the North

Dr. Daniel Veidlinger Comparative Religion and Humanities Department CSU, Chico Canada is the second largest country in the world and sits just to the north of the United States with the longest…

From  Jeff Layne on February 21st, 2019 0 likes 20 plays 0  

What Religious People Think About Science (and Scientists)

Elaine Howard Ecklund, PhD Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences Director, Religion and Public Life Rice UniversityDr. Gregory Cootsona Comparative Religion and Humanities Department CSU,…

From  Jeff Layne on January 31st, 2019 1 likes 183 plays 0  

Gold Boys and Emerald Girls: Reflections on Teaching and Cross-Cultural Exchange in Taiwan

Dr. Rob Davidson Faculty English Department CSU, Chico Cross-cultural teaching brings its own special rewards and challenges, an experience in which politics, culture, and language become…

From  Jeff Layne on April 19th, 2017 0 likes 28 plays 0  

The Writer's Voice: Naomi Williams

Naomi Williams Faculty, University of California, Davis Author Naomi Williams reads from her novel, “Landfalls,” about French maritime explorations in the 18th century. Each chapter is…

From  Jeff Layne on April 10th, 2017 0 likes 63 plays 0