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Mexico's Faltering Democratic Transition

Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, Chico For 71 years, starting in 1929, Mexico was ruled by one political party, Partido Revoluncionario Institucional (PRI). As Dr. Stephen Lewis explains,…

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The Inauguration of President Hutchinson - 3/3/17 - CSU, Chico

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Rethinking Mexican Indigenismo

Dr. Stephen E. Lewis Faculty, History Department CSU, Chico In the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico’s leading social scientists undertook an innovative program of education, development,…

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Undersea Living, Saturation Diving and Discovering Roman and Greek Shipwrecks

Dr. Ian Koblick Alumnus, CSU, Chico Ian Koblick’s presentation focuses on his fascinating career as an undersea resident, aquanaut, explorer, author, marine consultant, and technical…

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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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Catholic to the Bone: The Bioarchaeological Imprint of Marian Devotion

Dr. Frank Bayham Faculty, Anthropology Department, CSU, Chico How do two skeletons discovered during excavation for a medical center reveal the spiritual devotion of nuns who lived over a century…

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