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Is the EU the Wrong Direction for Europe in the Modern Age?

Dr. Dean Fairbanks Department of Geography & Planning CSU Chico Dr. Dean Fairbanks explores the possibility of no longer having an established European Union. Although this may be a provocative…

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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 Happened to Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution

Dr. Stephen Lewis Chair, History Department California State University, Chico Twenty years ago, Hugo Chávez became president of Venezuela and launched what he called the Bolivarian…

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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,…

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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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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…

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Steampunk on Film: Reinventing the Present

Dr. David Pike Faculty, American University Steampunk is a contemporary genre of speculative fiction, performance, and maker culture with roots in alternate nineteenth century technologies. Its…

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Unspeakable Awfulness: America Through the Eyes of European Travelers, 1865-1900

Dr. Kenneth Rose Faculty, History Department, CSU, Chico European travelers descended upon the United States in droves after the Civil War ended in 1865. They encountered a society and a…

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Writer's Voice: Doug Rice

Doug Rice Faculty, Sacramento State University Doug Rice’s work doesn’t fit into a single genre. It crosses boundaries of fact and fiction, and of fantasy and reality; it sometimes…

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Writer's Voice: Joan Frank

Joan Frank Joan Frank reads from her essay collection, “Because You Have To: A Writing Life,” which won the ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Award. Commenting on her own writing path,…

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Writer's Voice: Daryl Farmer, Creative Nonfiction

Dr. Daryl Farmer Faculty, Department of English, University of Alaska-Fairbanks Dr. Daryl Farmer reads from and discusses “Bicycling Beyond the Divide: Two Journeys into the West.” His…

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The U.S. Surveillance State

Ray McGovern Former Analyst, CIA Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern, based on years of experience in the intelligence community, provides an insider’s account of the United States…

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Terrorism and the United States: An Ironic Perspective

Dr. Ron Hirschbein Philosophy Professor Emeritus, CSU, Chico Professor Emeritus Ron Hirschbein is one of the co-founders of the CSU, Chico Peace Institute. In this presentation, he returns to…

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