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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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When Consipicuous Consumption Isnt't Cool: Women and Consumer Culture in Cuba

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Brain Drain: Trends in Bulgarian Emigration

Dr. Desislava Pedeva-Fazlic CSU, Chico History Department How does emigration affect countries of origin? Are they losing their most educated people? Do their economies benefit, or do they suffer…

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Canada: Our Friendly Neighbour to the North

Dr. Daniel Veidlinger Comparative Religion and Humanities Department CSU, Chico Canada is the second largest country in the world and sits just to the north of the United States with the longest…

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Hmong Lives: Searching for Answers

Dee Thao CSU, Chico Graduate Dee Thao is a graduate of CSU, Chico. In 2012 she visited the refugee camp in Thailand where she was born, as well as her uncles in Laos. This presentation starts with…

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(Challenges of) Democracy in China

Dr. Jennifer Wilking Faculty, Political Science Department, California State University, Chico Dr. Wilking’s presentation is based on three questions: What are the prospects for democracy…

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Connecting and Disconnecting with Nancy Alonso

Nancy Alonso Cuban Author & Member, Cubana Books Editorial Board Prominent Cuban author Nancy Alonso reads in Spanish one of the 12 stories from her book, “Desencuentro”…

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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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Global Policy Series: U.S.-Korea Relations

Dr. James Matray Faculty, CSU, Chico History Department Dr. Matray points out that the 2016 Presidential candidates said very little during their campaigns about U.S. foreign policy toward Korea,…

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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…

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Living the Legacy of the Cimarrón: Race and Rebellion in Cuba

Georgina Herrera Cuban Author Dr. Sara Cooper Faculty, CSU, Chico & Editor, Cubana Books Born in 1936, renowned Cuban writer Georgina Herrera has the perspective of living in Cuba both…

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Bertrand Russell Editorial Project

Dr. Louis Greenspan Professor Emeritus, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada In this lecture, Dr. Greenspan, director of the Bertrand Russell Editorial Project at McMaster University…

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