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Prints with Prose

Dr. Rob Davidson English Department CSU, ChicoHere’s a description: Professor Rob Davidson (English) discusses flash prose forms, ekphrastic writing, and a class project that his creative…

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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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Momento

Jacob Meders Artist Jacob Meders, a member of the Mechoopda Tribe of Chico Rancheria, leads an artist talk about his personal experience as Native American artist. Through printmaking,…

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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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Engaging Young Children in Science and Literacy Learning: One Biology Majors Career Path

Dr. Char Moffit School of Education CSU, ChicoWhen it comes to science, how are kids educated in our schools? Why are districts restricting the amount of science we teach? Dr. Char Moffit, a biology…

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Hidden In Plain Sight: American Indians and the American Master Narrative

American Indians are often left out of the traditional American Narrative. Lisa Emmerich reveals the covering up of the dark history between Native Americans and Europeans. The lack of basic rights…

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A New Platform for Discovery of Novel HIV Host-Pathogen Interactions

Joe Hiatt, MSTP V, University of California, San Francisco Lab of Alex Marson MD, PhD Joe Hiatt explains the basic background, lifecycle, and risk levels for HIV. This worldwide epidemic starting in…

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Graduate Student Reading: Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction

Graduate Writers Workshop CSU, Chico Students from the CSU, Chico English Department’s Graduate Writers Workshop share their writing, covering diverse topics using several different genres.…

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Injustice Against Humanity- An Islamic Perspective

Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer Associate Chaplin & Assistant Research Scholar New York University Early in his presentation, Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer declares, “Every human being desires justice,”…

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The Writer's Voice: Naomi Williams

Naomi Williams Faculty, University of California, Davis Author Naomi Williams reads from her novel, “Landfalls,” about French maritime explorations in the 18th century. Each chapter is…

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The Memory of Silence: Immigrant Experience and Identity

Uva de Aragon Cuban Author Havana-born and Miami-based, Uva de Aragon is the first female Cuban writer living outside of Cuba who was published after the 1959 revolution. As a Cuban immigrant Ms.…

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The Writer's Voice: Neal Snidow

Neal Snidow Neal Snidow speaks about – and reads from – his first published book, “Vista Del Mar: A Memoir of the Ordinary” (Counterpoint, 2016) He states that in the…

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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…

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Boys Adrift Part 1

Leonard Sax, MD, PhD A growing proportion of boys today regard academic achievement as something girls care about. Working hard to get straight A’s in the era of Eminem and John Mayer and…

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Paragraph Island

Carson Medley Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies Carson Medley breaks down the inner workings of the paragraph. He reviews syntax and discusses the role of punctuation – chiefly, the…

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Creating Yourgasm

Amy Luna Manderino Author Ms. Manderino is currently working on research for a book about shifting paradigms regarding aging, gender, and sexuality. She asserts that understanding physical,…

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