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ASU Colleges at Lake Havasu City, Santiago 107

100 University Way
Lake Havasu City , 86403
928-854-4938 https://havasu.asu.edu/

February 2016

Riding with the Duke: John Wayne in Arizona

February 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ASU Colleges at Lake Havasu City, Santiago 107, 100 University Way
Lake Havasu City , 86403
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John Wayne was born in Iowa and lived for most of his adult life in California. Yet, he spent many years exploring, living, and investing in Arizona, where he produced his own films, raised cattle, operated a game ranch, and was seemingly everywhere at once. Wayne remains an iconic presence in American popular culture. In this talk, Gregory McNamee, who often writes about film and western history alike for such publications as the Encyclopaedia Britannica and The Hollywood Reporter, looks…

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April 2016

Art of the Internment Camps: Culture Behind Barbed Wire

April 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ASU Colleges at Lake Havasu City, Santiago 107, 100 University Way
Lake Havasu City , 86403
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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s 1942 WWII Executive Order 9066 forced the removal of nearly 125,000 Japanese-American citizens from the west coast, incarcerating them in ten remote internment camps in seven states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. Government photographers Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, and Ansel Adams documented the internment, and artists Toyo Miyatake, Chiura Obata, Isamu Noguchi, Henry Sugimoto, and Miné Okubo made powerful records of camp life. Arizona’s two camps (Gila River, Poston) were among the largest,…

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