Multilingual Baseball: Language and Identity across Borders with Brendan H. O’Connor

Surprise Regional Library 16089 N Bullard Ave, Surprise, AZ

Transnational baseball is a microcosm of globalizing societies around the world, inviting audiences to consider what we can learn from the bilingual understandings and misunderstandings that arise in everyday interactions. This presentation shares the voices of players, coaches, front office personnel, international scouts, language teachers, and interpreters, with experience in the Dominican Republic, Cuba, South […]


Take A Hike! Explore, Enhance, and Experience Your Understanding of Arizona with Rodo Sofranac

Suprise City Hall, Council Chambers 16000 N Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ

There are only eleven designated national scenic trails in the United States. Our Grand Canyon State has one of them—the Arizona National Scenic Trail! In this discussion, participants will have opportunities to: explore the history of the creation of Arizona’s greatest volunteer project; enhance their knowledge of Arizona’s diverse geography, animals, plants, and especially people—from […]


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