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Hidden In Plain Sight: American Indians and the American Master Narrative

American Indians are often left out of the traditional American Narrative. Lisa Emmerich reveals the covering up of the dark history between Native Americans and Europeans. The lack of basic rights…

From  Jeff Layne on November 6th, 2018 0 likes 57 plays   

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…

From  Jeff Layne on November 5th, 2018 0 likes 95 plays   

A New Platform for Discovery of Novel HIV Host-Pathogen Interactions

Joe Hiatt, MSTP V, University of California, San Francisco Lab of Alex Marson MD, PhD Joe Hiatt explains the basic background, lifecycle, and risk levels for HIV. This worldwide epidemic starting in…

From  Jeff Layne on October 23rd, 2018 0 likes 75 plays   

Diaspore Dispersal by Wasps of the Genus Vespula

Dr. Dylan Orion Burge University of California Los Angeles Dr. Burge describes how he stumbled on to an odd behavior of Vespula wasps. He collected calycanthus seeds in Northern California and…

From  Jeff Layne on May 9th, 2017 0 likes 98 plays   

Buddhist Attitudes Towards Science and Technology

Dr. Daniel Veidlinger Facutly, CSU, Chico Comparative Religion and Humanities Department As an introduction to his presentation, Dr. Daniel Veidlinger notes, “Buddhism has long been…

From  Jeff Layne on April 18th, 2017 0 likes 160 plays   

Alpine Plants: Their Adaptations & Use as Biological Indicators of Climate Change

Dr. Jim Bishop California and Nevada Region of the GLORIA project Since 2004, Dr. Bishop has been an active participant in a project called GLORIA (Global Observation Research In Alpine…

From  Jeff Layne on December 16th, 2016 0 likes 100 plays   

The Genomics of Physiological Resilience in Killfish

Dr. Andrew Whitehead Department of Environmental Toxicology, UC Davis Dr. Whitehead studies the resistance and resilience of species to environmental stress exposure; he uses the killifish as his…

From  Jeff Layne on October 31st, 2016 0 likes 10 plays   

A Mindset for Change

Anya Fernald CEO, Belcampo and Founder, Food Craft Institute Anya Fernald has combined her expertise in craft food making and business management into a force for change in California and around…

From  Jeff Layne on October 30th, 2016 0 likes 21 plays   

Activation of a Rice Immune Receptor by a Bacterial Peptide

Dr. Rory Pruitt Post-Doc Fellow, Ronald Lab, UC Davis Rice is an important source of food for half of the world’s population. In this presentation, Dr. Rory Pruitt explains that two of the…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 13 plays   

The Adventure of Adventure: History of an Obsession in Western Culture

Dr. Laird Easton, History Professor, CSU, Chico Adventure has been a keyword in Western culture since the Middle Ages, according to Laird Easton, Professor in the Department of History at CSU,…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 52 plays   

Merging Systematics and Ecology to Study Soil Specialization in California Jewelflowers

Dr. N. Ivalu Cacho Faculty, UC Davis How are certain plants supported only by certain soils? Are plants that are soil-specialized poorer competitors – or are they better defended? Dr. N.…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 18 plays   

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 73 plays