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Is the EU the Wrong Direction for Europe in the Modern Age?

Dr. Dean Fairbanks Department of Geography & Planning CSU Chico Dr. Dean Fairbanks explores the possibility of no longer having an established European Union. Although this may be a provocative…

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Elk in California: History, current status, and future of California’s largest land mammal

Tom Batter PhD Student Mammalian Ecology and Conversation Unit University of California Tom Batter, University of California, Davis, Mammalian Ecology and Conservation Unit, shares his California…

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What is the Matter with Israeli Politics?

Dr. Eran Zelnik History Department CSU, Chico How has Benjamin Netanyahu been able to hold on to power in Israel for so long? Where are Israeli politics going? Is peace in the Middle East still even…

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Is Mexico's Democratic Consolidation Back on Track?

Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, ChicoHow does Mexico’s history, political parties, and corruption affect its government and people? Stephen Lewis explores the major elections and the…

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Representations of Female Homosexuality in Middle Eastern Contemporary Literature: Strategies and Critics

Zayer Baazaoui Ph.D. candidate in Literary, Cultural and Linguistic Studies University of Miami, Florida Zayer Baazaoui explains the connection between the development of society and the development…

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Uncertain Status: Migrant Labor in Morocco and Spain

Migration, the movement of people to a new area or country in order to find work or better living conditions. Much of this process is overlooked or ignored in our society, however Alexander Ryll…

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Temür, Painter of Politics

Levon Ghanimian Undergraduate History California State University, Northridge Levon Ghanimian explores art in the Middle East. He talks about the dark history of many of these areas, including war,…

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Regenerative Agriculture Initiative at CSU, Chico

Dr. Tim LaSalle Co-Founder & Co-Director, Regenerative Agriculture Initiative Regenerative agriculture is an approach to food and farming systems. It works with nature’s rhythms and…

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Regenerative Agriculture: Its Crucial Role in the Solution to Africa's Current Famine

Dr. Roland Bunch International Regenerative Agriculture Consultant & Author There is a serious drought in Africa, one in which more than 20 million people from Yemen to Tanzania are at risk of…

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Taking Water Microbiology to the Community Level in Developing Countries

Dr. Robert Metcalf Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Sacramento Dr. Metcalf discusses his efforts to bring healthy water systems to some of the poorest places in the world, where…

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Some Absurdities of this World: A Cultural Voyage into Rwanda, Uganda and Bangladesh

Kanta Hara CSU, Chico International Student from Japan Kanta Hara, an international student at CSU Chico, explains that a brief encounter in the Philippines changed his life. He was a freshman at…

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A Day in the Life of a Peace Corps Volunteer

Jennifer Clowers Peace Corps Recruitment Supervisor In 1961, President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps as a way for Americans to do humanitarian work in other countries. The…

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The 2007 Electoral Crisis in Kenya: Ethnography of an International Response

Ariane Belanger-Vincent Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada Ms. Belanger-Vincent’s paper draws largely from ethnographic research on the notion of the…

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From Forager to Citizen: Transitions for Rwanda's Twa

Anna Kamanzi Graduate Student, CSU Chico Ms. Kamanzi’s first trip to Rwanda piqued her curiosity regarding the Twa people and their life experiences. Their lives are very different compared…

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