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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Truth Behind Argo: Iranian Hostage Crisis and Its Impact on Iranian-American Relations

Casey Benson, Thomas Giles, and Eric Lefevers Students, California State University, Chico The speakers use the results of their research to assert that the 1979-1981 hostage crisis, when Iranian…

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Drugs, Disappearances, and Mass Graves: Mexico's National Nightmare comes to Reyna Grande's Hometown of Iguala, Guerrero

Dr. Steve Lewis Faculty, History Department, California State University, Chico Reyna Grande’s book, “The Distance Between Us,” was chosen as the 2014-2015 CSU, Chico Book in…

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Playing Indian: Europeans, First Peoples, and Struggles for Hegemony in Early North America

Dr. William J. Campbell History Faculty, University of Memphis In the first part of his presentation, Dr. William Campbell looks at the phenomenon of American white people dressing in what they…

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The Cultural Policy of the Cuban Revolution

Dr. Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt Among the first manifestos issued by the Fidel Castro-led Cuban revolutionaries were those urging that culture be spread throughout the country. According to Dr. Rebecca…

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The Constitution and the American Dream

Dr. Cal Jillson Professor of Political Science, Southern Methodist University In this presentation, as in his book, “Pursuing the American Dream,” Dr. Jillson explores the origins of…

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