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A Peace to End All Peace? How World War I Ended

Panel discussion featuring Chico State history professors Dr. Laird Easton, Dr. Kate Transchel, and Dr. Najm al-Din Yousefi`There was no preface or instruction manual on the First World War. When…

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Is Peaceful Revolution Possible in Mexico? Assessing the First Year of Mexico's "Fourth Transformation"

Dr. William H. Beezley History Department Arizona State University Dr. Stephen Lewis History Department CSU, Chico Dr. Beezley and Dr. Lewis discuss Mexico’s 2018 presidential election. In a…

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When Consipicuous Consumption Isnt't Cool: Women and Consumer Culture in Cuba

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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…

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What Religious People Think About Science (and Scientists)

Elaine Howard Ecklund, PhD Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences Director, Religion and Public Life Rice UniversityDr. Gregory Cootsona Comparative Religion and Humanities Department CSU,…

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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…

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Academic Senate 5-10-18

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Russia 1917: Why Did Tsarism Collapse and the Bolsheviks Come to Power?

Dr. Donald J. Raleigh Faculty, History Department University of North Carolina The basic facts of the Russian Revolution are widely known. Tsar Nicholas was ousted – and he and his family…

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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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Buddhist Attitudes Towards Science and Technology

Dr. Daniel Veidlinger Facutly, CSU, Chico Comparative Religion and Humanities Department As an introduction to his presentation, Dr. Daniel Veidlinger notes, “Buddhism has long been…

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Innovation's Shadow

W. Patrick McCray Faculty, History Department, University of California, Santa Barbara Dr. W. Patrick McCray discusses how revolutions – technological, political, or otherwise – are…

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The Memory of Silence: Immigrant Experience and Identity

Uva de Aragon Cuban Author Havana-born and Miami-based, Uva de Aragon is the first female Cuban writer living outside of Cuba who was published after the 1959 revolution. As a Cuban immigrant Ms.…

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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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Rethinking Mexican Indigenismo

Dr. Stephen E. Lewis Faculty, History Department CSU, Chico In the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico’s leading social scientists undertook an innovative program of education, development,…

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Bilingual Reading with Maria Elena Llana

Maria Elena Llana Cuban Author and Journalist The Cuban journalist and fiction writer Maria Elena Llana began her career as a journalist in 1959, the year the Cuban revolution forced the dictator…

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Hooking Up: Sex, Alcohol and Regret

Anna Lind Thomas Residence Community Coordinator In this informative presentation, “hooking up” is defined as a physical encounter between two people with no strings attached. The…

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