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A Peace to End All Peace? How World War I Ended

Panel discussion featuring Chico State history professors Dr. Laird Easton, Dr. Kate Transchel, and Dr. Najm al-Din Yousefi`There was no preface or instruction manual on the First World War. When…

From  Jeff Layne on November 12th, 2019 0 likes 69 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 16 plays 0  

Achieving Inevitability

Larry Kopald Co-Founder & President The Carbon Underground Larry Kopald shares how his company, The Carbon Underground, accelerates the adoption of regenerative agriculture to draw down carbon…

From  Jeff Layne on March 29th, 2019 1 likes 118 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 213 plays 0  

Fidel Castro-The View from the Global South

Dr. Stephen Lewis Faculty, History Department CSU, Chico When Fidel Castro died in 2016 at the age of 90, thousands of people mourned and thousands of people celebrated. Dr. Stephen Lewis begins…

From  Jeff Layne on May 1st, 2017 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Buddhist Attitudes Towards Science and Technology

Dr. Daniel Veidlinger Facutly, CSU, Chico Comparative Religion and Humanities Department As an introduction to his presentation, Dr. Daniel Veidlinger notes, “Buddhism has long been…

From  Jeff Layne on April 18th, 2017 0 likes 196 plays 0  

Innovation's Shadow

W. Patrick McCray Faculty, History Department, University of California, Santa Barbara Dr. W. Patrick McCray discusses how revolutions – technological, political, or otherwise – are…

From  Jeff Layne on April 11th, 2017 0 likes 0 plays 0  

The Memory of Silence: Immigrant Experience and Identity

Uva de Aragon Cuban Author Havana-born and Miami-based, Uva de Aragon is the first female Cuban writer living outside of Cuba who was published after the 1959 revolution. As a Cuban immigrant Ms.…

From  Jeff Layne on March 24th, 2017 0 likes 74 plays 0  

Cuba and the US in a Sandbox: Tit for Tat in the Cuban Funny Papers

Dr. Sara E. Cooper Director, Multicultural & Gender Studies Department and Faculty, International Languages, Literature, & Cultural Department CSU, Chico Dr. Sara Cooper likens the…

From  Jeff Layne on March 13th, 2017 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Rethinking Mexican Indigenismo

Dr. Stephen E. Lewis Faculty, History Department CSU, Chico In the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico’s leading social scientists undertook an innovative program of education, development,…

From  Jeff Layne on February 15th, 2017 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Bilingual Reading with Maria Elena Llana

Maria Elena Llana Cuban Author and Journalist The Cuban journalist and fiction writer Maria Elena Llana began her career as a journalist in 1959, the year the Cuban revolution forced the dictator…

From  Jeff Layne on October 30th, 2016 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Hooking Up: Sex, Alcohol and Regret

Anna Lind Thomas Residence Community Coordinator In this informative presentation, “hooking up” is defined as a physical encounter between two people with no strings attached. The…

From  Jeff Layne on October 10th, 2016 0 likes 437 plays 0  

The Climate Crisis: Are We There Yet?

Dr. Guy McPherson Conservation Biologist, Author, and Professor Emeritus, University of Arizona Early in his presentation, Dr. McPherson states, “I’m concerned that…

From  Jeff Layne on October 10th, 2016 0 likes 0 plays 0