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Rising Populism - Declining Democracy?

Dr. Jennifer Wilking Political Science and Criminal Justice Department CSU Chico News coverage frequently reports an increase in "populism" around the world. Dr. Jennifer Wilking (Political…

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Environmental Justice As Freedom

Dr. Julie Sze American Studies University of California, DavisDr. Julie Sze, an advocate, professor, and leader for environmental justice at UC Davis, opens her presentation with a quote from Stevie…

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From Nunavut to Wallmapu: Indigenous Culture Revitalization and Inter-American Studies

Dr. Hannah Burdette International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures CSU, Chico Dr. Hannah Burdette opens her presentation with a territorial acknowledgement and explains the importance of…

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Using Remote Sensing and Targeted Water Sampling to Understand AI Risk for Commercial Poultry

Dr. Maurice Pitesky-DVM, MPVM, Dipl ACVPM Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension UC Davis, Veterinary Medicine Dr. Maurice Pitesky discusses how remote sensing and targeted water sampling can…

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Achieving Inevitability

Larry Kopald Co-Founder & President The Carbon Underground Larry Kopald shares how his company, The Carbon Underground, accelerates the adoption of regenerative agriculture to draw down carbon…

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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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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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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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How to Be a Modern-Day Abolitionist

Justin Dillon Musician/Filmmaker Justin Dillon toured world-wide as a professional musician before he started hosting benefit concerts for organizations addressing the problem of modern-day…

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From Hull-House to Hip-Hop: On the Fierce Urgency of Play in Social Movements

Lisa Yun Lee Faculty, Director of the School of Art and Art History, Faculty, University of Illinois at Chicago The first image Lisa Yun Lee shows her audience is a photo of Rev. Martin Luther…

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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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Public Engagement and Performance Art

A Panel of Artists: Cameron Kelly, Trevor Lalaguna, Melissa Wyman, Raphael Noz Moderated by Rachel Middleman Faculty, CSU, Chico Department of Art and Art History A panel of four artists discuss…

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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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The Intersections of Race and Religion - BlackLivesMatter as a modern religious movement?

Rev. Robert Morton Student Conduct Coordinator of Student Judicial Affairs, CSU, Chico Rev. Robert Morton proposes that Black Lives Matter is a modern religious movement. He also notes that many of…

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Language and Social Movements

Dr. Sara Trechter & Dr. Saundra Wright Faculty, English Department, CSU, Chico Two CSU, Chico linguists explain how the use of language can define and influence movements for social justice. Dr.…

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Rise of the Christian Movement in China

Dr. Xi Lian Research Associate at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Students at Harvard University Xi Lian is the author of “Redeemed by Fire: The Rise of Popular Christianity in Modern…

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