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Bringing It All Home: North State Strong with John Micheal Scott and Audrey Denney

John and Susan Scott Audrey Denney John Michael Scott starts this keynote presentation with a performance of his new songs about the Camp Fire. Although they are uplifting and positive people, John…

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Religion in the Public Sphere: Conflict or Dialogue?

Dr. Vernon Andrews San Jose State University Dr. Jason Clower CSU, Chico Dr. Andrew M. Flescher State University of New York, Stony Brook Dr. Katherine G. McCarthy CSU, Chico Dr. Sarah M. Pike…

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Voice of the Veteran Speaker Series: Robert Snoberger

Robert Snoberger Army Veteran Each veteran has their own personal experience, Mr. Snoberger provides insight to his basic training and Advanced Individual Training in finance at Fort Jackson in…

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Nature Religions and the Spiritualization of Science

Dr. Sarah Pike Faculty, CSU, Chico Comparative Religion and Humanities Department Dr. Sarah Pike studies the range of alternative spiritual movements in North America. This talk focuses on…

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How to Be a Modern-Day Abolitionist

Justin Dillon Musician/Filmmaker Justin Dillon toured world-wide as a professional musician before he started hosting benefit concerts for organizations addressing the problem of modern-day…

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From Hull-House to Hip-Hop: On the Fierce Urgency of Play in Social Movements

Lisa Yun Lee Faculty, Director of the School of Art and Art History, Faculty, University of Illinois at Chicago The first image Lisa Yun Lee shows her audience is a photo of Rev. Martin Luther…

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A Mindset for Change

Anya Fernald CEO, Belcampo and Founder, Food Craft Institute Anya Fernald has combined her expertise in craft food making and business management into a force for change in California and around…

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Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections

Dr. Richard Hasen Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science, University of California, Irvine The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United case removed restraints…

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Voice of the Veteran Speaker Series: Phil Elkins

Phil Elkins U.S. Army Veteran Phil Elkins was drafted into the U.S. Army in the 1960s, as soon as he graduated from high school. When asked why he went, he replies, “It was either that or…

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The Intersections of Race and Religion - BlackLivesMatter as a modern religious movement?

Rev. Robert Morton Student Conduct Coordinator of Student Judicial Affairs, CSU, Chico Rev. Robert Morton proposes that Black Lives Matter is a modern religious movement. He also notes that many of…

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Dangerous Crossings: Race, Species and Nature in a Multicultural Age

Dr. Claire Kim Associate Professor of Political Science & Asian American Studies, UC Irvine Dr. Kim presents material from her forthcoming book, which examines impassioned disputes over how…

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'Earth First' or Anti-oppression: Ritual and Conflict Within Radical Environmentalism

Dr. Sarah Pike Faculty, Comparative Religion and Humanities Department, CSU, Chico During several years of conducting research about radical environmental groups such as “Earth…

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Insurgent Poetics: Indigenous Cultural Revitalization in Contemporary Latin America

Dr. Hannah Burdette Faculty, Department of International Languages, Literature's, & Cultures, CSU, Chico “Our word is our weapon” is a saying of the Zapatista movement of…

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An [Un]documented Journey

Blanca Hernandez Paralegal and Anti-Deportation Activist with #NOTONEMORE Blanca Hernandez was very young when she immigrated with her family to the United States from Mexico. She has been in the…

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Conflict Minerals & Human Trafficking - Raise Hope for the Congo

JD Stier JD Stier worked with the Obama Administration on youth issues and now works to help break the links between minerals used in electronics and human trafficking in the Congo. In a…

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Why Free Speech is the Only Safe Place for Minorities

Jonathan Rauch First Amendment Scholar and Best-Selling Author Jonathan Rauch begins his presentation with a powerful statement: “The greatest idea in the history of human civilization is…

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