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Is the EU the Wrong Direction for Europe in the Modern Age?

Dr. Dean Fairbanks Department of Geography & Planning CSU Chico Dr. Dean Fairbanks explores the possibility of no longer having an established European Union. Although this may be a provocative…

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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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Brexit

Dr. Jason Nice History Department CSU, Chico March 29? April 12? When, if ever, will the United Kingdom leave the European Union? Dr. Nice discusses the causes and consequences of the UK's…

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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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Car Smarts

Bernie Knaus New Autos Inc. http://www.newautosinc.com/ How can you tell if a car dealership is honest, and how do you know if you are being taken "for a ride"? Bernie Wallmark points…

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Folktales of the Afghani Jews

Audrey Armstrong Undergraduate Anthropology California State University, Chico Audrey Armstrong presents her findings from an interview with the son of an Afghani Jew. She explains how the common…

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Fidel Castro-The View from the Global South

Dr. Stephen Lewis Faculty, History Department CSU, Chico When Fidel Castro died in 2016 at the age of 90, thousands of people mourned and thousands of people celebrated. Dr. Stephen Lewis begins…

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Cuba and the US in a Sandbox: Tit for Tat in the Cuban Funny Papers

Dr. Sara E. Cooper Director, Multicultural & Gender Studies Department and Faculty, International Languages, Literature, & Cultural Department CSU, Chico Dr. Sara Cooper likens the…

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Labor Trafficking on Your Plate and in Your Closet

Kelsey Timmerman Activist Kelsey Timmerman begins his presentation by declaring, “I’m Kelsey and I’m a choco-holic!” He then discusses the exploitation – and sometimes…

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Cultural Dialogues: Serving Chinese Students at CSU, Chico

Panel Discussion CSU, Chico Faculty, Staff, and Chinese Students Shortly after Dr. Baohui Song, faculty in the CSU, Chico School of Agriculture, came to the U.S. in 2001, he went to Burger King to…

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AquAlliance: Defending Northern California Waters

Jim Brobeck Water-Policy Analyst, AquAlliance Jim Brobeck from AquAlliance explains why it is inefficient to use Northern California water to grow orchard crops in the San Joaquin Valley. He…

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A Day in the Life of a Peace Corps Volunteer

Jennifer Clowers Peace Corps Recruitment Supervisor In 1961, President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps as a way for Americans to do humanitarian work in other countries. The…

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A Discussion of Naomi Klein's book This Changes Everything

Dr. Tom Imhoff and Dr. Randy Larsen, Faculty, Philosophy Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Mark Stemen, Faculty, Geography and Planning Department, CSU, Chico In her 2014 book, “This Changes…

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Insurgent Poetics: Indigenous Cultural Revitalization in Contemporary Latin America

Dr. Hannah Burdette Faculty, Department of International Languages, Literature's, & Cultures, CSU, Chico “Our word is our weapon” is a saying of the Zapatista movement of…

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The Anarchy of Globalization: Local and Global, Intended and Unintended Consequences

Dr. Michael Perelman Professor, Economics Department, California State University, Chico Dr. Michael Perelman is an internationally-known economist who was in the process of writing his 21st book…

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