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OLLI Theater Club, Week 1: The Writer (June 4)

Over four Thursdays in June, Program Director Ann Nikolai interviews theater-makers about their unique creative processes that helps bring magic to the stage.

From  Ann Nikolai on May 31st, 2020 0 likes 45 plays 0  

Will - Session 7

It was a time of radical change, a time of violence. England was under siege, internally and externally, by foreign adversaries. Being on the wrong side, politically or religiously, could result in…

From  Michele Desmond on April 22nd, 2020 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Women like You - Cassandra J. Arechiga

Cassandra J. Archega Student CSU ChicoCassandra Archega is a first generation Latina and the only student on the Women Like You panel. She is filling in for a mentor but represents the majority of…

From  Jeff Layne on March 11th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Women Like You - Martha Andrade McLemore

Martha Andrade McLemore Clinical Supervisor Martha Andrade McLemore was born and raised in Mexico and migrated to the US when she was 15. She is now a licensed clinical social worker and has been…

From  Jeff Layne on March 10th, 2020 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Women Like You - Alex Brown

Alex Brown Vice Major, City of ChicoAlex Brown has been an active part of the Chico community since she arrived in 2008 to attend Chico State. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in both…

From  Jeff Layne on March 10th, 2020 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Behind Enemy Lines Featuring Guest Speaker Marthe Cohn, Holocaust Survivor and French Spy

Marthe Cohn Author, Holocaust Survivor, and France Spy Marthe Cohn was born Marthe Hoffnung on April 13, 1920 into an Orthodox Jewish family and raised in Metz, France near the German border. By the…

From  Jeff Layne on March 6th, 2020 0 likes 30 plays 0  

The Writer's Voice - Nancy Au

Nancy Au Author & Professor CSU, Stanislaus Nancy Au is a talented author and professor at California State University, Stanislaus. Unlike most writing professors, Ms. Au teaches creative…

From  Jeff Layne on December 3rd, 2019 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Talking About God Across Borders: A Muslim Woman's Life in Buddhist Thailand

Kannaporn Akarapisan (Pam) Head of Southeast Asian Studies Center Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand Dr. Akarapisan is a program administrator in the Payap University’s program for foreign…

From  Jeff Layne on October 10th, 2019 0 likes 29 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 155 plays 0  

China and the West

Yiyun Li Associate Professor of English, UC Davis, Award-Winning Author Yiyun Li was born in China and came to the United States in 1996. She is an award-winning fiction writer, and is a 2010…

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