Oct. 14-26: Discussing Fire and Forests in Washington with John Marshall

Speakers Bureau’s John Marshall presents Fire and Forests, East of the Cascade Divide throughout the north Puget Sound. Plus: Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state.

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 (Oct. 14-19, 2013)


John Marshall

John Marshall

EVERETT, BELLINGHAM AND PORT TOWNSEND – Speakers Bureau’s John Marshall sparks conversation on the perils of listening to Smokey Bear with Fire and Forests, East of the Cascade Divide. He presents in Everett Oct. 15 [Details], Bellingham Oct. 16 [Details] and Port Townsend Oct. 17 [Details]. For more on Marshall’s presentation, read our recent 5 Questions interview with him.

TUESDAY (Oct. 15)

SEATTLE – Join Humanities Washington for our next Think & Drink, Food for Thought: GMOs, Home-Cooked Meals, and the American Relationship to Food. [Details]


CLALLAM BAY – Speakers Bureau’s Janet Oakley, Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State, 1933-1941 [Details]

Anu Taranath

Anu Taranath

BELLEVUE – Speakers Bureau’s Anu Taranath, The World in Washington: An Exploration of Literature and Our Lives [Details]

THURSDAY (Oct. 17)

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

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

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

SATURDAY (Oct. 19)

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

NEXT WEEK (Oct. 20-26, 2013)


Eva Abram

Eva Abram

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

THURSDAY (Oct. 24)

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

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

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

FRIDAY (Oct. 25)

Antonio Davidson Gómez

Antonio Davidson Gómez

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

SATURDAY (Oct. 26)

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

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