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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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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 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 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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Changing the Game Uncharted, RISKY and Rewarding

Jamie Pardi EntrepreneurJamie Pardi, a Chico State alumni, walks us through his life timeline, from being an involved member of a fraternity, captain of the Men's Lacrosse Team to…

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Engaging Young Children in Science and Literacy Learning: One Biology Majors Career Path

Dr. Char Moffit School of Education CSU, ChicoWhen it comes to science, how are kids educated in our schools? Why are districts restricting the amount of science we teach? Dr. Char Moffit, a biology…

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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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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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Regenerative Agriculture Initiative at CSU, Chico

Dr. Tim LaSalle Co-Founder & Co-Director, Regenerative Agriculture Initiative Regenerative agriculture is an approach to food and farming systems. It works with nature’s rhythms and…

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Regenerative Agriculture: Its Crucial Role in the Solution to Africa's Current Famine

Dr. Roland Bunch International Regenerative Agriculture Consultant & Author There is a serious drought in Africa, one in which more than 20 million people from Yemen to Tanzania are at risk of…

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Religion in the Public Sphere: Conflict or Dialogue?

Dr. Vernon Andrews San Jose State University Dr. Jason Clower CSU, Chico Dr. Andrew M. Flescher State University of New York, Stony Brook Dr. Katherine G. McCarthy CSU, Chico Dr. Sarah M. Pike…

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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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Climate Changes Everything for Everyone

Dune Lankard Alaskan Representative Center for Biological Diversity Dune Lankard discusses the impacts of climate change on the 31 rural villages along the Alaskan coast. Communities, wildlife,…

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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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Chronicles from and about the New World: The Early Historical Narratives from the Spanish Conquest to Cultural Appropriation

Dr. Angel Delgado CSU, Chico Visiting Professor of Spanish This presentation is subtitled, “The Early Historical Narratives from the Spanish Conquest to Cultural Appropriation.” Dr.…

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