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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…

From  Jeff Layne on February 20th, 2017 0 likes 30 plays 0  

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…

From  Jeff Layne on October 6th, 2016 0 likes 28 plays 0  

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…

From  Jeff Layne on August 15th, 2016 0 likes 32 plays 0  

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,…

From  Jeff Layne on August 15th, 2016 0 likes 54 plays 0  

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…

From  Jeff Layne on August 15th, 2016 0 likes 43 plays 0  

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…

From  Jeff Layne on August 15th, 2016 0 likes 34 plays 0  

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…

From  Jeff Layne on August 11th, 2016 0 likes 109 plays 0