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Paradise Valley Community College – Buxton Library

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18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
(602) 787-6500

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February 2018

FRANK Talks: Racial Literacy and Social Media – Paradise Valley

February 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Paradise Valley Community College – Buxton Library, 18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
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Is This Racist? Racial Literacy and Social Media Dr. Kathy Nakagawa, Arizona State University, School of Social Transformation Many parents and educators avoid conversations about race and racism with their children and students, yet young people are regularly exposed to images, stories, videos and statements that reflect racial societal attitudes. This exposure often comes through social media, such as YouTube videos, tweets, Facebook posts, Instagram, Snapchat, and blogs. Despite this exposure, many young people are unprepared to discuss race and…

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March 2018

FRANK Talks: Information Warfare as the New Battlespace – Paradise Valley

March 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Paradise Valley Community College – Buxton Library, 18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
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Weaponized Narrative: Information Warfare as the New Battlespace Dr. Braden Allenby, Arizona State University, President’s Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering, and Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics Weaponized narrative is the latest term for information warfare, focusing specifically on the role of new media in shaping opinion. Weaponized narratives attack the shared beliefs and values of a person or society, and undercut culture and resiliency.  Instead of using actual bombs and bullets, adversaries use tactics such as deceptive information…

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