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2808 N. 46th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008 United States
602-262-4636

September 2017

FRANK Talks: Energy in an Uncertain World – Phoenix

September 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Saguaro Library, 2808 N. 46th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008 United States
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Energy in an Uncertain World Dr. Jennifer Richter, Arizona State University, School of Social Transformation and the School for the Future of Innovation in Society 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?  …

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FRANK Talks: Racial Literacy and Social Media – Phoenix

September 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Saguaro Library, 2808 N. 46th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008 United States
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Is This Racist? Racial Literacy and Social Media Dr. Kathy Nakagawa, Arizona State University, School of Social Transformation Many parents and educators avoid conversations about race and racism with their children and students, yet young people are regularly exposed to images, stories, videos and statements that reflect racial societal attitudes. This exposure often comes through social media, such as YouTube videos, tweets, Facebook posts and Tumblr blogs. Despite that exposure, many young people are unprepared to discuss race and racism…

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November 2018

The Ancient Hohokam Ballgame of Arizona – Phoenix

November 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saguaro Library, 2808 N. 46th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008 United States
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The ancient Hohokam culture of Arizona constructed at least 200 ball courts more than 800 years ago. These oval depressions were likely used to play a ball game that originated in southern Mexico, where the game was played with a rubber ball and had a very important role in reenacting the creation of humans in this world. This presentation will describe the recorded Hohokam ball courts located within Hohokam villages scattered throughout Arizona, summarize what archaeologists propose they were used…

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September 2019

Landscapes of Migration in the Arizona-Sonora Borderland

September 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saguaro Library, 2808 N. 46th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008 United States
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The dividing line of the U.S.-Mexico border may be the most significant feature of the Arizona-Sonora borderland today, but the region is also at the center of major north-south corridors of human migration. In this talk, Scott warren offers an in-depth look at historical and contemporary patterns of south-north migration through this region, from ancient Hohokam trade routes, to Spanish colonizers, to contemporary migrants—both documented and undocumented. While in some cases migration routes and patterns have changed over time, in…

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