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A Moment With the President - September 2020

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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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Policing and Turnout in St. Louis

Dr. Traci Burch Northwestern University In 2014, the police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in a suburb of St. Louis resulted in street protests by members of that community. That…

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How to Talk About Class in Our "Classless" Society

Dr. Nathaniel Heggins Bryant Faculty English Department CSU, Chico Early in his presentation, Dr. Nathaniel Heggins Bryant states, “The longer I’ve worked on class and labor issues…

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The Writer's Voice Martha Collins

Martha Collins PhD, Poet, Retired Faculty, University of Massachusetts-Boston and Oberlin College In her recent books, Martha Collins has used her talent with the written word to illuminate the…

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Reading from Alison Kinney's HOOD on police violence

Dr. Asa Mittman Faculty Art & Art History Department, CSU, Chico On author Alison Kinney’s web page, this is how her book, “Hood,” is described: “We all wear hoods…

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The Supreme Court, the Slaughter-House Cases, and the Retreat from Reconstruction

Dr. Michael Ross, History Professor, University of Maryland In this lecture, Dr. Michael Ross tackles a long-standing debate of whether the U.S. Supreme Court intentionally undermined…

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Dangerous Crossings: Race, Species and Nature in a Multicultural Age

Dr. Claire Kim Associate Professor of Political Science & Asian American Studies, UC Irvine Dr. Kim presents material from her forthcoming book, which examines impassioned disputes over how…

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I wanted to write - a poem - that rhymes - but revolution doesn't lend - itself to Hip Hopping

Dr. Tracy Butts English Professor, CSU, Chico Dr. Butts takes her title from a poem by the black poet Nikki Giovanni. By its very nature, Hip Hop is revolutionary. Born of necessity, Hip Hop gave a…

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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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'Earth First' or Anti-oppression: Ritual and Conflict Within Radical Environmentalism

Dr. Sarah Pike Faculty, Comparative Religion and Humanities Department, CSU, Chico During several years of conducting research about radical environmental groups such as “Earth…

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Writer's Voice: Doug Rice

Doug Rice Faculty, Sacramento State University Doug Rice’s work doesn’t fit into a single genre. It crosses boundaries of fact and fiction, and of fantasy and reality; it sometimes…

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Street Chants and Violins, Politics and Race in Venezuela

T.M. Scruggs Ethnomusicologist, Faculty, University of Iowa Recent protests in the more wealthy parts of several cities in Venezuela reveal that an intertwined class and racial divide remains in that…

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Embracing Your Inner Mentor

Dr. Pat Patterson Counselor, CSU, Chico Counseling and Wellness Center Dr. Patterson grew up in the inner city, in East Los Angeles. When he was in third grade, his teacher told his mother that he…

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