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February 2022

Dog Whistle Language in the Media: How Can We Hear It? with Derek Keith

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Glendale Public Library – Foothills Library, 19055 N 57th Ave
Glendale, 85308 United States
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“Gang activity. The war on drugs. Tough on crime. They are taking our jobs. They are bad drivers. They are lazy. They are good people.” What images do these phrases and terms conjure in your mind? What does the media suggest with these coded phrases? Suggestive language, or “dog whistle” language, uses specific terms to signal ideas to us that we subconsciously internalize. How can we begin to actively analyze all parts of the language we hear in the news…

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March 2022

The Other Epidemic: Gun Violence and Mass Shootings in America with Dr. Matthew Whitaker

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Glendale Public Library – Foothills Library, 19055 N 57th Ave
Glendale, 85308 United States
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Patriotism has been defined as loyalty to or defense of one’s country. What do political leaders and social activists mean when they use the term “patriot”? What is the difference between patriotism and nationalism? Throughout history people have demonstrated patriotism through military service, government service, protests, marches, sit-ins and more. How is patriotism expressed now? Recently we have seen peaceful marches and violent clashes described simultaneously as “acts of terrorism” and “patriotic.” Join us for an in-depth conversation about the…

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