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Moon between Kim and Trump

Dr. Eunhee Park History Department CSU, ChicoWhat will be the future of the Korean peninsula? War, or peace? Reunification, or coexistence of the two systems? How can we understand President…

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The Role of American Leadership in International Organizations: the UN and NATO During the Trump Presidency

Dr. Adam Irish Political Science and Criminal Justice Department CSU, Chico Change in leadership is one of the most important components of democratic countries. In this talk, Dr. Adam Irish…

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Is Mexico's Democratic Consolidation Back on Track?

Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, ChicoHow does Mexico’s history, political parties, and corruption affect its government and people? Stephen Lewis explores the major elections and the…

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Auto-Orientalism and Trauma

Alexandre Dorriz BA University of California Berkeley MFA Candidate University of Southern California Alexandre Dorriz revisits Edward Said’s definitions around latent Orientalism and imagines…

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How to Plunge a Toilet or Emotional Literacy 101

Devjani (Juni) Banerjee-Stevens, PhD Clinical Director/Associate Director Counseling and Wellness Center CSU-ChicoHow do you express your feelings? Do you acknowledge them, push them onto others, or…

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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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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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Human Trafficking Training for Communities and Schools

Carissa Phelps, JD/MBA, Esq. CEO/Founder Runaway Girl, Inc. Stacy Jewell Writer, Director and Producer Jenna McKay Advocate Carissa Phelps, Stacy Jewell and Jenna McKaye describe their…

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The Youth's Climate Crusade: Atmospheric Trust Litigation in Courts Around the World

Mary Wood University of Oregon School of Law Mary Wood talks about a climate litigation approach she originated called “Atmospheric Trust Litigation.” Spearheaded in the courts by the…

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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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The Essential Abolitionist: Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

John Vanek Consultant on Leadership and the Response to Human Trafficking John Vanek is a retired San Jose Police Department lieutenant who spent 25 years in law enforcement. In 2006, he helped…

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Slavery & Me

Michelle Anderson Curran Associate Director, Stewardship Network; CSU, Chico Alumni Born and raised in Chico, Michelle spent a semester of her CSU, Chico education studying abroad in Thailand and…

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Perspectives on 21st Century Agriculture

Michael Dimock President, Roots of Change Michael Dimock refers to his organization, Roots of Change, as a “Think & Do Tank.” Roots of Change is working to align the food movement…

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How to Be a Modern-Day Abolitionist

Justin Dillon Musician/Filmmaker Justin Dillon toured world-wide as a professional musician before he started hosting benefit concerts for organizations addressing the problem of modern-day…

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From Hull-House to Hip-Hop: On the Fierce Urgency of Play in Social Movements

Lisa Yun Lee Faculty, Director of the School of Art and Art History, Faculty, University of Illinois at Chicago The first image Lisa Yun Lee shows her audience is a photo of Rev. Martin Luther…

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