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

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What Religious People Think About Science (and Scientists)

Elaine Howard Ecklund, PhD Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences Director, Religion and Public Life Rice UniversityDr. Gregory Cootsona Comparative Religion and Humanities Department CSU,…

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What Scientists Think About Religion and Religious People

Elaine Howard Ecklund, PhD Professor of Sociology at Rice University Director, Religion and Public Life Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences Dr. Elaine Howard Ecklund’s presentation…

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Islamophobia: The New Anti-Semitism

Dr. Amin Asfari Faculty, Wake Technology College & North Carolina Wesleyan College Dr. Amin Asfari has a deeply personal reason for working to educate people about prejudice. His cousin was…

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Nurturing & Negotiating Free Speech in a Digital World

Susan Wiesinger Mark Plenke Stephen Caldes Faculty, Journalism & Public Relations Department, CSU, Chico Is freedom of speech also freedom from speech? Digital technology has helped create a…

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Aging is the New Normal

Dr. Celeste Jones Dr. Seema Sehrawat Faculty, School of Social Work CSU, Chico Demographics are changing dramatically, in the U.S. and globally, as Baby Boomers (people born from approximately…

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Sex Trafficking

Shamere McKenzie Chief Executive Officer, Sun Gate Foundation Keisha Head Secretary, Board of Directors, Sun Gate Foundation Two survivors come together for a powerful presentation about sex…

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Does Size Matter? Reflections on Weight Based Stigma and Discrimination

Dr. Michelle Neyman Morris Faculty, Nutrition & Food Science Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Michelle Morris calls dieting “a national pastime,” and points out that the weight-loss…

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A History of Civil Rights and Black Power Activism at Chico State, 1964-1970

Rod Thomson Graduate Student History Department, CSU, Chico As Rod Thomson illustrates, during much of the 1960s Chico State had a very small black student population but was a surprisingly…

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Hooking Up: Sex, Alcohol and Regret

Anna Lind Thomas Residence Community Coordinator In this informative presentation, “hooking up” is defined as a physical encounter between two people with no strings attached. The…

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The Supreme Court, the Slaughter-House Cases, and the Retreat from Reconstruction

Dr. Michael Ross, History Professor, University of Maryland In this lecture, Dr. Michael Ross tackles a long-standing debate of whether the U.S. Supreme Court intentionally undermined…

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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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The Future Is Ours: How Demographic Change and Latino Voters are Changing American Politics in 2016 and Beyond

Dr. Gary M. Segura Morris M. Doyle Centennial Professor of Public Policy, Stanford University From 1996 to 2016, the number of Latinos voting in U.S. General Elections has jumped from 4.9 million…

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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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The Assault on Public Workers Pension

Dr. George Wright Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, CSU, Chico Co-Founder, United Public Workers for Action Political Science Professor Emeritus George Wright presents 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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