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Go Virtual 2 - Day 3 Introduction & Raffle (Kathy Fernandes & Christine Sharrio)

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Learning Landscapes in Latin America Through the Lens of Rephotography

Dr. Scott Brady Department of Geography and Planning CSU, Chico Dr. Scott Brady received his PhD in Honduras and has returned to Latin America to do field work for the past 25 years. During…

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The Writer's Voice: Jose A. Rodriguez

Dr. José Antonio Rodríguez University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley Department of EnglishPoet, memoirist, and translator, José Antonio Rodríguez is a Mexican immigrant and…

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Jair Bolsonaro and the Fate of Brazil's Democratic Transition

Dr. Stephen Lewis, History Department Dr. Jacque Chase, Geography & Planning DepartmentCSU Chico The recent landslide election of far-right populist Jair Bolsonaro represented a remarkable turn…

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Into thinner air: How pikas live on the roof of the world and implications for their persistence

Recorded: April 17, 2019

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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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With and Against the Grain: Bread in the Late Anthropocene

Alice Julier Director of the Center for Regional Agriculture, Food, and Transformation (CRAFT), Associate Professor, and Director of Food Studies at Chatham Grains play a major part in developing…

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BioGeoTherapy: Reversing Climate Change by Regenerating Land and Ocean Ecosystems

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InfoVis: Communicating Data Visually

Dr. Kevin Buffardi CSU, Chico Computer Science Department Information is plentiful, but making sense of it is not always so easy. Graphical representation of data can help us discover new insights…

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Mai Der Vang's Poetry Reading and Discussion

Mai Der Vang California State University, Fresno English Department Mai Der Vang is the author of the poetry collection Afterland (Graywolf Press, 2017), winner of the 2016 Walt Whitman Award from…

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China’s New Population Crisis

Dr. Chunyan Song Sociology Department CSU, Chico Dr. Song begins her story being born and raised in Linyi, of the Shandong Province in China. She talks about her experiences of always sharing a room…

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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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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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What Happened to Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution

Dr. Stephen Lewis Chair, History Department California State University, Chico Twenty years ago, Hugo Chávez became president of Venezuela and launched what he called the Bolivarian…

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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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Self-care & Stress Management: Yes ... You DO have time for that

Dr. Jess Magallanes-Evans Counseling & Wellness Center/ UMatter What exactly is stress and how can we manage it? Jessica Magallanes-Evans explores the cognitive, emotional, physical, and…

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