Join Humanities Washington at Yakima’s Gilbert Cellars for a Sept. 19 conversation about fire and fire management with photographer John Marshall and research ecologist Paul Hessburg.
A new interactive map, created with support from a Humanities Washington grant, illustrates the ways in which the Vashon Highway has shaped the surrounding community and its residents.
A musical Speakers Bureau presentation and a reflection on a groundbreaking female photographer round out the events for this week. Next week, look for presentations on the natural world of the Columbia Basin, a poet laureate reading and a family’s struggle with the death of their son while he was in custody.
Executive Director Julie Ziegler talks about Humanities Washington’s recent tour of the sweet treats available in Seattle’s International District. The afternoon adventure offered a nice taste of our exciting new Speakers Bureau roster.
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!
The Clark County Historical Museum hosts A Taste of Native America to highlight the local food and traditional Native American food culture of the region.
Author Eric Weiner asks where and how we can seek out happiness at Happiness 2012: Happiness, Compassion & Sustainability, A Strategic Gathering. Other events this week include Speakers Bureau presentations on cowboys, UFOs and Washington history, and a conversation with famed naturalist Jack Nisbet.
Public historian Lorraine McConaghy talks about her book, New Land, North of the Columbia, and the aspects of Washington’s state history that make it such a fascinating place.
Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken brings her poetry and discussion to both sides of the state. Other events include Speakers Bureau presentations and a conference on happiness.
Missed our last Think & Drink? Not to worry! Now you can check out highlights from the conversation via KUOW.