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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…

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

Is Mexico's Democratic Consolidation Back on Track?

Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, ChicoHow does Mexico’s history, political parties, and corruption affect its government and people? Stephen Lewis explores the major elections and the…

From  Jeff Layne on November 7th, 2018 0 likes 40 plays 0  

What Happened? The 2016 Presidential Election in Historical Perspective

Dr. Robert Tinkler History Department CSU, Chico Dr. Laird Easton History Department CSU, Chico Dr. Jeff Livingston History Department CSU, Chico Please note the audio was recorded low.…

From  Jeff Layne on February 6th, 2017 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Islam and Fashion in a Transnational Context

Allison Brooke Yates Student, Indiana University Ms. Yates explains how a group of Muslim women living in the United States interpret Muslim fashion. She interviewed those women, as well as Muslim…

From  Jeff Layne on October 6th, 2016 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Obstacles to Democratic Goals of Social Movements: A Case Study of Egypt’s Post Arab Spring

Lila Wael Raouf Student, Indiana University Ms. Raouf starts out by posing the question, “Why do social movements sometimes not reach their original goals of democracy?” She notes that…

From  Jeff Layne on October 6th, 2016 0 likes 40 plays 0  

The 2007 Electoral Crisis in Kenya: Ethnography of an International Response

Ariane Belanger-Vincent Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Ms. Belanger-Vincent’s paper draws largely from ethnographic research on the notion of the…

From  Jeff Layne on September 15th, 2016 0 likes 38 plays 0  

The Syrian Muslim Brotherhood

Jonathan Miller & Seth Thomas Portland State University Students The presenters give a history of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood, from its roots in the fall of the Ottoman Empire in the early…

From  Jeff Layne on September 8th, 2016 0 likes 46 plays 0  

Islam, Feminism, and Western Assumptions: Early 20th Century Women’s Activism in Iran and Turkey

Zavier Christian Wingham Student, University of Texas, Austin Mr. Wingham asserts that the Western news media portray all Muslim women as being the same, and also in a stereotypical, patriarchal…

From  Jeff Layne on August 11th, 2016 0 likes 157 plays 0