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Chandler Downtown Library

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22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
480-782-2800 http://chandlerlibrary.org/location-and-hours.html

August 2016

FRANK Talks: Race and Sports

August 23, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chandler Downtown Library, 22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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Race & Sports: How Sports Media Creates an Uneven Playing Field Dr. Frederick Gooding, Jr., Northern Arizona University, Assistant Professor, Ethnic Studies In the field of sports the rules of the game are applied equally, and individual merit and hard work are what separates champions from contenders. But the rules of the game in sports media are not applied equally to athletes. Why are some athletes forgiven for lapses of character, judgment or behavior and others ostracized? How are sports…

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May 2017

In Search of a Homeland, the Story of a Pioneer Chinese Woman, Lai Ngan – Chandler

May 6, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Chandler Downtown Library, 22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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Lai Ngan was smuggled into America at a tender age in the 1870s and sold into bondage.  While still a teenage, she was married off to a Chinese man who was 35 years her senior. She fulfilled  her duties as a loving mother to her children and a supportive wife. She followed her husband on his peripatetic journeys in search of a place where they could raise their children in a safe environment. She was an entrepreneur in her own…

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August 2017

FRANK Talks: Energy in an Uncertain World – Chandler

August 26, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Chandler Downtown Library, 22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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Energy in an Uncertain World Dr. Jennifer Richter, Arizona State University, School of Social Transformation Energy can be made affordable, accessible, and sustainable for all Arizonans.  Energy is never just about technology, but about the values and ideals that a society has about its design and distribution.  But what will it take to achieve energy justice?  What are the values that are driving energy production and distribution in today’s world?   Join us for a FRANK Talk that looks at the…

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March 2018

‘American Creed’ Documentary & Discussion – Chandler

March 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chandler Downtown Library, 22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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On March 7, Arizona PBS is partnering with the Chandler Public Library to host a special screening of highlights from “American Creed,” a new documentary exploring what it means to be American and whether a unifying set of beliefs – an American creed – can prove more powerful than the issues that divide us. The documentary examines the American ideals of freedom, fairness, equality and opportunity. It features former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy,…

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FRANK Talks: Securing the Borders and Stopping Terrorism – Chandler

March 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chandler Downtown Library, 22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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Securing the Borders and Stopping Terrorism: A Constitutional Framework Dr. T.J. Davis, Arizona State University, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies Protecting its people is among the first priorities of any government. The Constitution’s Bill of Rights provides both for protection of the people, but also protects against undue intrusion by the government. How should the U.S. Constitution’s system of checks and balances operate in securing U.S. borders and stopping terrorism? Who poses a danger to U.S. security and…

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September 2018

FRANK Talks: Talking to Each Other About Controversies Now  – Chandler

September 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chandler Downtown Library, 22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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Talking to Each Other About Controversies Now  Matt Kundert, University of Arizona, Department of English Current social controversies reflect our nation’s complex history, politics and values. Our views can differ sharply on whether or not America has changed for the better, or for the worse. We can point to specific cultural and technological developments that have made it difficult to feel part of one country.  Media can shape our sense of inclusion and exclusion, what is true and false, what…

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