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Chandler-Gilbert Community College (Pecos Campus)

2626 E Pecos RD
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
480-857-5534 http://www.cgc.maricopa.edu/Pages/Default.aspx

February 2016

The GENIUS of Hip Hop

February 25, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Chandler-Gilbert Community College (Pecos Campus), 2626 E Pecos RD
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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This session features the principle that Hip Hop performs an important social function, and consequently the messaging within it. We will examine why and how something so controversial and marginal could become so mainstream and central, becoming a billion-dollar business today! Using history as a backdrop, we explore particular genres, artists, styles, sounds, images, and rhetorical techniques within the Hip Hop movement. Finally, by analyzing the various literary, musical, and methodological techniques employed in Hip Hop, participants will better understand…

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March 2016

In Her Shoes: Celebrating Women’s History

March 29, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Chandler-Gilbert Community College (Pecos Campus), 2626 E Pecos RD
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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During this workshop students will have the opportunity to learn about the historical achievements of popular U.S American women, in addition to contributions made by African America, Latino, and Native American women. Additionally, students will learn about the social and political background surrounding each woman presented in order to understand why their achievements and contributions were considered significant. The timeline will cover events such as the Seneca Falls Conference, the Women’s Suffrage Movement, World War II, the Civil Rights Movement,…

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September 2016

Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

September 20, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 pm
Chandler-Gilbert Community College (Pecos Campus), 2626 E Pecos RD
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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What is Día de los Muertos? Where did it come from, what are its roots? How do we celebrate it here in the U.S.? Día los Muertos or Days of the Dead is a significant and highly celebrated holiday in Mexico, Latin America, and Southwestern U.S. To understand Día de los Muertos one has to set aside preconceived notions. To many Mexicans, death is not a subject to be feared, ignored, or divorced from the living. One cannot celebrate life…

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October 2016

Media, Ideology and the Coverage of Sexual Assault

October 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Chandler-Gilbert Community College (Pecos Campus), 2626 E Pecos RD
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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Recently, sexual assault has emerged as a pressing problem in the U.S. The President has assembled task forces to address rape on campuses and in the military, universities work to reshape policies in light of investigations, and whether on The Dr. Phil Show or in The New York Times, the media are abuzz with high-profile cases, many involving male athletes or fraternities. Yet despite the volume of attention, there remains considerable public confusion about the causes and impacts of rape.…

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November 2016

Plants, Inspiring the People: Reflections on Hualapai Ethnobotany of the Grand Canyon

November 9, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Chandler-Gilbert Community College (Pecos Campus), 2626 E Pecos RD
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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Where lies the cure to diabetes? “Ask the prickly pear, or the mesquite bean pod…maybe they will tell you.” This is the answer you may hear from elder instructors of the Hualapai Ethnobotany Youth Project. The ethnobotanical story of the Hualapai Tribe  begins with the plant knowledge the people have inherited from their great grandparents who lived entirely off the land. Hualapai grandchildren  live in a completely different modern world. A world of cell phones, text messages, and ipods.  Information…

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February 2018

You Mean, There’s RACE in My Movie?! – Chandler

February 22, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Chandler-Gilbert Community College (Pecos Campus), 2626 E Pecos RD
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States
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This unique workshop provides a framework that allows everyone to engage in a constructive dialogue without sugarcoating the harsh realities of the disparities seen throughout Hollywood. First, attendees will quickly learn the six standard patterns for minority characters in mainstream movies. With the analytical framework serving as the foundation for the discussion, attendees will then be asked to analyze movie clips using the newly acquired rubric, and conduct small group exercises with timely industry research and eye-popping statistics about mainstream…

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