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Introduction to Cultural Geography: Session 3

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Talking About God Across Borders: A Muslim Woman's Life in Buddhist Thailand

Kannaporn Akarapisan (Pam) Head of Southeast Asian Studies Center Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand Dr. Akarapisan is a program administrator in the Payap University’s program for foreign…

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Naturalism in Religion

Recorded: May 1, 2019

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Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, and Wonders

Dr. Asa Mittman Art and Art History Department CSU, Chico In this unique presentation, Dr. Asa Mittman closely analyzes a medieval map with students and colleagues. What are they analyzing?…

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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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Temür, Painter of Politics

Levon Ghanimian Undergraduate History California State University, Northridge Levon Ghanimian explores art in the Middle East. He talks about the dark history of many of these areas, including war,…

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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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What Constitutes Scripture?

Dr. David Bertaina Chair, History Department University of Illinois-Springfield Dr. Najm Yousefi Faculty, History Department CSU, Chico In the first part of this presentation, Dr. Bertaina…

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The Internet as Transnational Religious Space

Dr. Daniel Veidlinger Faculty, CSU, Chico Comparative Religion and Humanities Department The internet has been used as a tool to learn about religions from the beginning. However, according to Dr.…

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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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Emerging Adults on Religion and Science

Dr. Greg Cootsona Faculty, CSU, Chico Comparative Religion and Humanities Department Dr. Greg Cootsona shares his research on young people age 18-30, called “Science for Students &…

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The Interaction of Religion, Science and Technology As a Global Issue

Dr. Greg Cootsona Department of Comparative Religion and Humanities CSU, Chico Dr. Greg Cootsona’s presentation is divided into three parts. He begins by focusing on the so-called…

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Leisure and Social Life in Turkey

Dr. Muge Akyildiz Visiting Post-Doctoral Scholar, California State University, Chico, Recreation, Hospitality, and Parks Management Department In this presentation, Dr. Muge Akyildiz, from…

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Global Policy Series: US-Israeli Relations

Dr. Jed Wyrick Faculty, CSU, Chico Comparative Religions and Humanities Department Dr. Wyrick discusses the role of Israel in U.S. Foreign Policy and in the 2016 Presidential election from a…

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Longevity of the Ottoman ‘Imaret'

Rod Thomson Student, California State University, Chico In the Ottoman Empire, social welfare and humanitarian relief was provided by the institution known as Waaf. Rod Thomson examines this…

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Christian Maps, Jewish Monsters: Creating a Grotesque Past and a Horrifying Future

Dr. Asa Simon Mittman Professor, Art and History, Chico State Dr. Mittman discusses how ancient maps portray Jews as monsters and how these perceptions continue to influence the world today. Much…

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