Jan. 21 to Feb. 2: Discussing the Power of Culture in our Everyday Lives

Speakers Bureau’s Christina Fusch will lead the conversation Why Culture Matters: An Anthropological Approach to Our Lives on Wednesday (Jan. 23) at the Lower Columbia College. Other talks around the state tackle issues from technology to modern-day slavery.

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THIS WEEK (Jan. 21-26, 2013)

SPARK PICK

Christina Fusch

Christina Fusch

LONGVIEW – Speakers Bureau’s Christina Fusch travels to Longview to discuss two fundamental questions: What is culture? And why does it matter? Fusch will lead a conversation at the Lower Columbia College with her Speakers Bureau presentation Why Culture Matters: An Anthropological Approach to Our Lives on Wednesday (Jan. 23) [Details].

WEDNESDAY (Jan. 23)

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

THURSDAY (Jan. 24)

Eva Abram

Eva Abram

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

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

FRIDAY (Jan. 25)

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Alex Alben, Analog Days: How Technology Changed our Culture [Details].

SATURDAY (Jan. 26)

Jeanne Kohl-Welles

Jeanne Kohl-Welles

LACEY – Speakers Bureau’s Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Human Trafficking in Washington: From the Historic Mercer Maids to Sexual Exploitation in Internet Ads [Details].

SUNDAY (Jan. 27)

SHELTON –  Speakers Bureau’s Michael Schein, Bones Beneath our Feet: The Puget Sound Indian Wars of 1855-56 [Details].

WOODINVILLE – Speakers Bureau’s Alex Alben, Analog Days: How Technology Changed our Culture [Details].

NEXT WEEK (Jan. 27 to Feb. 2, 2013)

 THURSDAY (Jan. 31)

SEATTLE – A reading and conversation with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken [Details].

FRIDAY (Feb. 1)

SPOKANE – The Spokane International Film Festival kicks off with an opening reception at the Bing Crosby Theatre [Details]. This festival is supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.

Kathleen Flenniken

Kathleen Flenniken

SATURDAY (Feb. 2)

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

SPOKANE – The Spokane International Film Festival presents a filmmaker forum at The Magic Lantern [Details].

 

2 thoughts on “Jan. 21 to Feb. 2: Discussing the Power of Culture in our Everyday Lives”

  1. Juan Mas says:

    IS there a chance get a transcript of “Why Culture Matters: An Anthropological Approach to Our Lives”. I will not be able to attend.

    1. Andrew Wahl says:

      Jaun:

      Thanks for your interest in our Speakers Bureau! Unfortunately, we don’t have transcripts available. But keep an eye our calendar for future events in your area.

      Cheers,
      Andrew
      Spark editor and
      Humanities Washington communications director

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