Feb. 4-16: Discussion on the CCC in Washington Comes to Clarkston

Speakers Bureau’s Janet Oakley to present Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State, 1933-1941 as part of the programming for the traveling exhibit Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression. Throughout the state, Speakers Bureau presentations abound, including the first in our Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series.

This Week & Next highlights upcoming events and news from Humanities Washington, our many community partners and like-minded organizations around the state.

Look for the latest edition every Monday morning, or check out our full calendar at Humanities.org.

THIS WEEK (Feb. 4-9, 2013)

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CLARKSTON – Speakers Bureau’s Janet Oakley presents Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State, 1933-1941, a look at the lasting impact of the CCC on our state[Details] This Tuesday (Feb. 5) presentation is part of the Humanities Washington Traveling Exhibit Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression, which will be at the Asotin County Library until March 28.

TUESDAY (Feb. 5)

COLLEGE PLACE – Speakers Bureau’s Claudia Rowe, The New Front Page: 21st Century Journalism and What it Means for You. [Details]

WATERVILLE – Speakers Bureau’s Hank Cramer, One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail. [Details]

SEATTLE – A here:now at the Frye Art Museum tour. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

WEDNESDAY (Feb. 6)

Eva Abram

Eva Abram

CENTRALIA – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

SAMMAMISH – Speakers Bureau’s Robert Horton, The End of the Trail: How the Western Movie Rode Into the Sunset. [Details]

THURSDAY (Feb. 7)

MONROE – Speakers Bureau’s Tom Keogh, Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes. [Details]

VANCOUVER – Speakers Bureau’s Lorraine McConaghy, Territorial Voices: A Civil War Reader’s Theater. [Details]

Ratna Roy

Ratna Roy

RICHLAND – Speakers Bureau’s Ratna Roy, Dance of the Atoms: Modern Physics Meets Eastern Mysticism. [Details]

FRIDAY (Feb. 8)

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Lorraine McConaghy, Territorial Voices: A Civil War Reader’s Theater. [Details]

SPOKANE – The Spokane International Film Festival presents Animation for Grown-Ups. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

SATURDAY (Feb. 9)

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A poster for Kitt Kittredge: An American Girl

CLARKSTON – A screening of Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, part of the programming for Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression. [Details]

SPOKANE – The Spokane International Film Festival presents Animation for Everyone. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

SPOKANE – The Spokane International Film Festival Filmmakers Forum. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

SPOKANE – The Spokane International Film Festival Closing Night and Awards Ceremony. [Details] This program is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

NEXT WEEK (Feb. 10-16, 2013)

SUNDAY (Feb. 10)

SPOKANE – The Spokane International Film Festival’s Animation for Everyone. [Details]

SPOKANE – The Spokane International Film Festival’s Animation for Grown-Ups. [Details]

Lance Rhoades

Lance Rhoades

GIG HARBOR – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades, American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene. [Details]

MONDAY (Feb. 11)

LYNDEN – An opening of the traveling exhibit Salish Bounty: Traditional Native American Foods of Puget Sound. [Details] This exhibit is supported by a grant from Humanities Washington.

TUESDAY (Feb. 12)

Shawn Wong

Shawn Wong

LYNNWOOD – Speakers Bureau’s Shawn Wong, How to Write a Novel in Only 30 Years. [Details] This is part of the Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series

CLARKSTON – A screening and discussion of PBS’s Grand Coulee Dam, part of the programming for Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression. [Details]

BELLINGHAM – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

FERNDALE – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

David B. Williams

David B. Williams

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s David B. Williams, Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology in Washington State. [Details]

WEDNESDAY (Feb. 13)

LONGVIEW – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

FRIDAY (Feb. 15)

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram, Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story. [Details]

SATURDAY (Feb. 16)

Julia Harrison

Julia Harrison

REDMOND – Speakers Bureau’s Julia Harrison, A World of Sweets in Washington State. [Details]

SEATTLE – Race and Sexuality – Two Sides of a Double-Edged Coin, a conversation with Nancy Rawles about James Baldwin, his race and his sexuality. [Details] This program is put on in conjunction with the exhibit The Intersection of Race, Sexuality, Identity and Culture Through the Lens of James Baldwin at the Northwest African American Museum and is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

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