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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 9 plays 0  

Lecture 2: The Anarchy (1135 - 1153)

William the Conqueror's grandchildren, Empress Matilda and Stephen of Blois, contended with each other for the throne of England when William's last son, Henry I, died without a legitimate…

From  Pamela Camara on April 16th, 2020 0 likes 32 plays 0  

First Maneuvers (1444 - 1455) , No. 3

A number of arguments arise between the soon-to-be warring parties, particularly over losses in France, which were overseen by Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, while Richard, 3rd Duke of York fumed…

From  Ann Nikolai on March 30th, 2020 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Orientation to 15th C England, No. 1

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 28th, 2020 0 likes 113 plays 0  

The Wars of the Roses: Aftermath and Historical Perspectives, No. 11

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 26th, 2020 0 likes 30 plays 0  

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 98 plays 0  

Climate Change and the Existential Crisis: A Panel on Ethics and Actions

Dr. Mark Stemen Geography and Planning CSU, Chico Dr. Troy Jollimore Philosophy Department CSU, Chico Dr. Randy Larsen Philosophy Department CSU, Chico Haley Adams Associated Students…

From  Jeff Layne on November 22nd, 2019 0 likes 109 plays 0  

10 Years in Antigua, West Indies, and What We Learned: an Archaeological Odyssey

Dr. Georgia Fox Anthropology Department CSU, ChicoDr. Georgia Fox describes her ten-year archaeological journey in Antigua, West Indies. The preliminary work for this research started as early as…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Is Peaceful Revolution Possible in Mexico? Assessing the First Year of Mexico's "Fourth Transformation"

Dr. William H. Beezley History Department Arizona State University Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, Chico Dr. Beezley and Dr. Lewis discuss Mexico’s 2018 presidential election. In a…

From  Jeff Layne on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 15 plays 0  

The Trump-Kim Bromance: Foreign Policy As Reality TV

Dr. James Matray History Deparment CSU Chico In this presentation, Professor Matray takes a different approach observing world leaders today. He points out President Donald J. Trump claimed in…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2019 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Into thinner air: How pikas live on the roof of the world and implications for their persistence

Recorded: April 17, 2019

From  Jeff Layne on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 76 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