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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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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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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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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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Representations of Female Homosexuality in Middle Eastern Contemporary Literature: Strategies and Critics

Zayer Baazaoui Ph.D. candidate in Literary, Cultural and Linguistic Studies University of Miami, Florida Zayer Baazaoui explains the connection between the development of society and the development…

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Uncertain Status: Migrant Labor in Morocco and Spain

Migration, the movement of people to a new area or country in order to find work or better living conditions. Much of this process is overlooked or ignored in our society, however Alexander Ryll…

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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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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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High Impact Experiences on the Other Side of the Planet

Lee Altier, Emily Katsuta, Jake Keithley, Kamron Moayedi, Briana Kohler CSU Chico Students Have you ever considered studying abroad? These four students spent five life-changing weeks in Nepal, and…

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Overcoming Barriers: Breakthrough and Create Exponential Business Growth

Prem Chand Founder and and CEO of Growth FactorsPrem Chand grew up on a farm, working hard and selling produce as a kid. This gave him a drive for success. He started his own company which quickly…

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Hmong Lives: Searching for Answers

Dee Thao CSU, Chico Graduate Dee Thao is a graduate of CSU, Chico. In 2012 she visited the refugee camp in Thailand where she was born, as well as her uncles in Laos. This presentation starts with…

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Human Trafficking and the Russian Mob

Two CSU, Chico sociology students summarize their research on the major role of Russian organized crime in the trafficking of women to the sex trade and the selling of babies for adoption in other…

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The Future Is Ours: How Demographic Change and Latino Voters are Changing American Politics in 2016 and Beyond

Dr. Gary M. Segura Morris M. Doyle Centennial Professor of Public Policy, Stanford University From 1996 to 2016, the number of Latinos voting in U.S. General Elections has jumped from 4.9 million…

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