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January 2018

Rising from Invisibility: Indigenous Arizona Women

January 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Patagonia Public Library, 346 Duquesne Ave
Patagonia, AZ 85624 United States
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In many Southwestern matrifocal cultures, Indigenous women’s lives are modeled after female heroes and sacred women who exemplify and express courage and kinship values. Among some tribal cultures, rites of passage celebrate female creativity and the transformative nature of women, hence there was not a need for the concept of feminism. Nevertheless, Indigenous women’s lives remain invisible and stereotyped by Hollywood. This talk presents how Indigenous women have contributed in significant ways, not only to their tribal nations, but also…

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March 2018

Taking Your German Father to a Nazi Camp

March 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Patagonia Public Library, 346 Duquesne Ave
Patagonia, AZ 85624 United States
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Arizona Humanities Road Scholar presentation by Bjorn Krondofer, Director of the Martin-Springer Institute at NAU and Endowed Professor of Religious Studies in Department of Comparative Cultural Studies. A cultural, psychological and personal look at the effects of the Holocaust and war memories in German society after 1945, especially as they are passed on inter-generationally in German families. This larger frame will be exemplified by the presenter’s story about his father who had been drafted into the German army at age…

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April 2018

Asia’s Unique Culture: A Visual Trip Across A Mystical Continent

April 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dan Fellner has more than 35 years of experience in television news, corporate public relations and university teaching. He is a six-time Fulbright fellow and has taught courses in journalism and communications at universities in Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Bulgaria and Indonesia. Since 1998, he has been a faculty associate at Arizona State University and currently teaches courses in intercultural communications and travel writing. He has visited more than 120 countries and had more than 75 travel articles published in newspapers…

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