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Jair Bolsonaro and the Fate of Brazil's Democratic Transition

Dr. Stephen Lewis, History Department Dr. Jacque Chase, Geography & Planning DepartmentCSU Chico The recent landslide election of far-right populist Jair Bolsonaro represented a remarkable turn…

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Elk in California: History, current status, and future of California’s largest land mammal

Tom Batter PhD Student Mammalian Ecology and Conversation Unit University of California Tom Batter, University of California, Davis, Mammalian Ecology and Conservation Unit, shares his California…

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With and Against the Grain: Bread in the Late Anthropocene

Alice Julier Director of the Center for Regional Agriculture, Food, and Transformation (CRAFT), Associate Professor, and Director of Food Studies at Chatham Grains play a major part in developing…

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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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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…

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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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What Scientists Think About Religion and Religious People

Elaine Howard Ecklund, PhD Professor of Sociology at Rice University Director, Religion and Public Life Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences Dr. Elaine Howard Ecklund’s presentation…

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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…

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Uncertain Status: Migrant Labor in Morocco and Spain

Migration, the movement of people to a new area or country in order to find work or better living conditions. Much of this process is overlooked or ignored in our society, however Alexander Ryll…

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Folktales of the Afghani Jews

Audrey Armstrong Undergraduate Anthropology California State University, Chico Audrey Armstrong presents her findings from an interview with the son of an Afghani Jew. She explains how the common…

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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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Regenerative Agriculture Initiative at CSU, Chico

Dr. Tim LaSalle Co-Founder & Co-Director, Regenerative Agriculture Initiative Regenerative agriculture is an approach to food and farming systems. It works with nature’s rhythms and…

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Injustice Against Humanity- An Islamic Perspective

Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer Associate Chaplin & Assistant Research Scholar New York University Early in his presentation, Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer declares, “Every human being desires justice,”…

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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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Incorporating Rapid Evolutionary Change Into Management Decision-Making: The Role of Conectivity

Dr. Marissa Baskett Department of Environmental Science and Policy, UC Davis Humans play a major role in every ecological system on Earth. Sometimes one can see the human domination very easily…

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The Future Is Ours: How Demographic Change and Latino Voters are Changing American Politics in 2016 and Beyond

Dr. Gary M. Segura Morris M. Doyle Centennial Professor of Public Policy, Stanford University From 1996 to 2016, the number of Latinos voting in U.S. General Elections has jumped from 4.9 million…

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