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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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Digital Humanities

CSU, Chico Faculty Dr. Kim Jaxon, English Dr. Patrick Newell, Dean, Meriam Library Dr. Corey Sparks, Comparative Religion & Humanities Dr. Daniel Veidlinger, Comparative Religion &…

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The Adventure of Adventure: History of an Obsession in Western Culture

Dr. Laird Easton, History Professor, CSU, Chico Adventure has been a keyword in Western culture since the Middle Ages, according to Laird Easton, Professor in the Department of History at CSU,…

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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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Monastic Archaeology at the Cistercian Abbey of Ourscamp

Dr. Kyle Killian Faculty, Anthropology Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Killian shares some results from his recent excavations at the Cistercian Abbey in Ourscamp, France. He briefly describes monastic…

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Costumes Optional: Halloween's Transformation from Pagan Ritual to American Party Night

Kevin Dalton Anthropology Department, CSU, Chico Halloween wasn’t always trick or treating, costumes, and alcoholic beverages. In this presentation, Kevin Dalton shows how Halloween is a…

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