2012-14 Speakers Bureau Roster Ready to Offer Varied, Dynamic Conversations

Humanities Washington is excited to announce our new roster of Speakers Bureau presenters for 2012-14. This diverse group of 28 cultural experts and scholars is ready to engage the state in conversation about popular culture, photography, architecture, literature, food, film, history and more!

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Humanities Washington is excited to announce our new Speakers Bureau roster for 2012-14.

Featuring a pool of 28 leading cultural experts and scholars, our Speakers Bureau provides low-cost, high-quality programs for community organizations to offer to local audiences. Our speakers deliver talks in every corner of the state. To reach as many Washingtonians as possible, we partner with a wide range of organizations including libraries, schools, museums and historical societies, retirement homes, community centers and civic organizations.

For more information about how to host a presentation, visit the Speakers Bureau section of Humanities.org.

To find an upcoming Speakers Bureau presentation near you, check out the Humanities.org calendar.

And to check out video previews of our 2012-14 Speakers Bureau roster, check out Humanities Washington’s YouTube playlist.


Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story, Eva Abram [Details]

Analog Days: How Technology Changed Our Culture, Alex Alben [Details]

Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums, Harriet Baskas [Details]

It Takes a Village: Sparks of Light, Gloria Burgess [Details]

One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail, Hank Cramer [Details]

Mapping Latino Musical Migrations, Antonio Davidson-Gómez [Details]

Washington History and Historical Fiction, Peter Donahue [Details]

My Hanford: A Personal History, Kathleen Flenniken [Details]

Why Culture Matters: An Anthropological Approach to Our Lives, Christina Fusch [Details]

A World of Sweets in Washington State, Julia Harrison [Details]

The Lewis & Clark Wildflower Discoveries, Joan Hockaday [Details]

The End of the Trail: How the Western Movie Rode Into the Sunset, Robert Horton [Details]

Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes, Tom Keogh [Details]

Sex Trafficking in Washington: From the Historic Mercer Maids to Sexual Exploitation in Internet Ads, Jeanne Kohl-Welles [Details]

Fire and Forests, East of the Cascade Divide, John Marshall [Details]

Territorial Voices: A Civil War Reader’s Theater, Lorraine McConaghy [Details]

Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State, 1933-1941, Janet Oakley [Details]

Political Cartooning: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Milt Priggee [Details]

American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene, Lance Rhoades [Details]

The New Front Page: 21st Century Journalism and What It Means for You, Claudia Rowe [Details]

Dance of the Atoms: Modern Physics Meets Eastern Mysticism, Ratna Roy [Details]

Exploring the Magical Process of Creating Music, Amy Rubin [Details]

Bones Beneath Our Feet: The Puget Sound Indian Wars of 1855-56, Michael Schein [Details]

Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology, Jennifer K. Stuller [Details]

The World in Washington: An Exploration of Literature and Our Lives, Anu Taranath [Details]

Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology in Washington State, David B. Williams [Details]

How to Write a Novel in Only 30 Years, Shawn Wong [Details]

Coming Home: Baseball’s America, William Woodward [Details]

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