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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 17 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 25 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 24 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 61 plays 0  

BioGeoTherapy: Reversing Climate Change by Regenerating Land and Ocean Ecosystems

From  Jeff Layne on March 29th, 2019 0 likes 166 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 22 plays 0  

Beavertails, Enablers, Jammers: Highlights of a Sabbatical

Professor Don Miller Department of Biological Sciences California State University, Chico In a presentation on aphids, Professor Don Miller of Chico State shares his research findings and personal…

From  Jeff Layne on February 7th, 2019 0 likes 35 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 222 plays 0  

Waging Peace

Dr. David Hartsough Author & Peace Activist; Executive Director, Peaceworkers In a conversation with Dr. Jim Anderson, a retired CSU, Chico Religious Studies professor, peace and social…

From  Jeff Layne on August 15th, 2016 0 likes 22 plays 0