May 12-24: Think & Drink on Race, Class and Education in Spokane

Our latest Think & Drink On Different Tracks: Race, Class and Education comes to Lindaman’s Gourmet Bistro TODAY (May 12).

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 (May 12-17, 2014)

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Think & DrinkSPOKANE – Join Humanities Washington for our next Think & Drink in Spokane, On Different Tracks: Race, Class and Education, TODAY (May 12) at Lindaman’s Gourmet Bistro. How does race and socioeconomic status affect educational access and achievement? What are the challenges of teaching a changing student population? And how do these issues play out in the Spokane area? [Details]

TUESDAY (May 13)

SPOKANE – The Spokane County Library presents Jim Kershner for a conversation on the history of the Great Depression in Spokane. [Details]

DES MOINES – Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas, Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums [Details]

WEDNESDAY (May 14)

EVERETT – Speakers Bureau’s Alex Alben, Analog Days: How Technology Changed Our Culture [Details]

Shawn Wong

Shawn Wong

SEATTLE – A reading with Washington State Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen. [Details]

WALLA WALLA – Speakers Bureau’s Shawn Wong, How to Write a Novel in Only 30 Years [Details]

BATTLE GROUND – Enriching Lives through Words: Poetry in Clark County program Shake, Rattle and Hum: The Poetry you Didn’t Know you Knew. [Details]

THURSDAY (May 15)

SPOKANE – The Spokane County Library presents Jim Kershner for a conversation on the history of the Great Depression in Spokane. [Details]

RICHLAND – Speakers Bureau’s Antonio Davidson-Gómez, Mapping Latino Musical Migrations [Details]

 

NEXT WEEK (May 18-24, 2014)

SUNDAY (May 18)

Kathleen Flenniken

Kathleen Flenniken

QUINCY – Speakers Bureau’s Kathleen Flenniken, My Hanford: A Personal History [Details]

TUESDAY (May 20)

SPOKANE – Let the Spokane Storytelling League open a window into daily life in the Great Depression with Tell me a Story, as they share stories, both true and fictional, about people facing unusual and challenging circumstances that tested their perseverance, resilience, and ingenuity. [Details]

WEDNESDAY (May 21)

LONGBRANCH – Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas, Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums [Details]

THURSDAY (May 22)

Harriet Baskas

Harriet Baskas

LACEY – Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas, Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums [Details]

SATURDAY (May 24)

MUKILTEO – Speakers Bureau’s Amy Rubin, Exploring the Magical Process of Creating Music [Details]

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