New Video: Historian William Woodward Discusses Baseball, History and America

The energetic Speakers Bureau presenter took the field at the Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities in Lynnwood earlier this month. Miss it? Our partners at Edmonds Community College captured the entire presentation for your online viewing pleasure!

  • April 30, 2013
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  • By Abby Rhinehart

Coming Home: Baseball’s America, Bill Woodward from Visual Media Services, EdCC on Vimeo.

Historian William Woodward travels the state as a member of the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau with his presentation Coming Home: Baseball’s America. In the talk, Woodward uses metaphors of hope, homecoming and meaning-making to trace the history of baseball – and our nation.

Woodward recently sparked discussion as part of the Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series, presented by Humanities Washington in partnership with the the Arts, Culture and Civic Engagement program at Edmonds Community College and Sno-Isle Libraries. The entire conversation was recorded and is posted above.

Woodward has several other presentations scheduled around the state and is available for future bookings.

May 2:Longview [Details]

The Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series continues at Edmonds Community College’s Black Box Theatre [Directions] with discussions throughout 2013. Remaining sessions include:

May 21: Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology [Details]
Oct 8: The World in Washington: An Exploration of Literature and Our Lives [Details]
Nov 12: The End of the Trail: How the Western Movie Rode Into the Sunset [Details]

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