Being Human in the Anthropocene with Matthew Goodwin

Copper Queen Library 6 Main St., Bisbee, AZ, United States

The Anthropocene is the name scientists have proposed for the geological epoch that we are currently in, when humans have become a significant driving force shaping Earth’s climate, ecosystems, and […]

LGBT+: A History in Arizona with Marshall Shore

Tohono Chul Park 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ, United States

Arizona’s history of the LGBT+ community begins long before Arizona was a state with the Native American belief of two-spirits and continues through to the seismic shift of Civil Union/ […]

Dark Skies Over Arizona with Kevin Schindler

Coolidge Public Library 160 W. Central Avenue, Coolidge, AZ, United States

There’s nothing like standing under a dark, star-spangled night sky to quiet the mind and reduce stress, share an experience of awe with family and friends, and to inspire creative […]

Black Wall Street: Then and Now with Tamika Sanders

Mesa Public Libraries - Main Branch - Saguaro Room --- 64 E. 1st St., Mesa, AZ, 85201 64 E. 1st Street, Mesa, AZ, United States

Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Greenwood district was coined “Black Wall Street” because it was a thriving African American community that boosted hospitals, churches, shopping centers, schools, and banks. But all that changed, […]

Coded Messages and Songs of the Underground Railroad with Tamika Sanders

Queen Creek Library 21802 South Ellsworth Road, Queen Creek, United States

Communication and secrecy were key to the successful operation of the Underground Railroad. Safety was more important than quickness. Both fugitive slaves and members of the Underground Railroad learned to […]

Arizona Water Use from Prehistory to the Present with Jim Turner

Flagstaff City - Coconino County Public Library 300 West Aspen Avenue, Flagstaff, United States

This presentation covers humankind’s water use and food supply interactions with Arizona’s ecology from Clovis culture hunter-gatherers to prehistoric irrigation canals, contemporary Hopi and Tohono O’odham dry farming, and present-day […]

Hiking into the Past: The Sierra Ancha Cliff Dwellings with John Mack

Caviglia-Arivaca Library 17050 W. Arivaca Rd., Arivaca, AZ, United States

This presentation examines the remarkable living structures built by the people who first lived in the canyons of the Sierra Ancha wilderness during the early Middle Ages. The architectural dwellings […]

The History Matters: Yours Too! with Pamela Stewart

Lecture Hall - R H Johnson Rec Center 19803 N. R.H. Johnson Blvd, Sun City West, AZ, United States

PRESENTATION DESCRIPTION Reasons exist for why people do not look to history to address today’s challenges. Yet actively engaging in historical thinking can reveal tools for solving problems faster and […]


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