Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas brings her roadside attraction talk to three towns during a week rich with free public programs from Humanities Washington, our partners and friends.
Writer and poet Judith Roche explains how a sense of place – and, in particular, the natural beauty of the state of Washington – can elicit emotion and feeling in poetry. She’ll be offering a workshop in Pasco May 17 as part of the Mid-Columbia Literary Festival.
Tonight’s conversation promises to be a lively one. Join us in person at Seattle’s Naked City Brewery & Taphouse, or check out this post for live updates from the event. *** UPDATED LIVE AT THE MAY 9 EVENT: Attendees share their thoughts about the most influential female images in media and pop culture.
Our Wednesday (May 9) Think & Drink explores images of women in media and pop culture. And our subsequent calendar is chockablock with other engaging events: Speakers Bureau presentations, a history film competition, poetry outings and more.
The scholars sat down with Spark to discuss female pop-culture icons, shifting social mores and the complexities of diversity. They’ll tackle the same topics live during next week’s free Think & Drink discussion at Seattle’s Naked City Brewery & Taphouse. Join us!
Horton, a member of Humanities Washington’s 2010-12 Speakers Bureau roster, discusses fear, othering and collective wish fulfillment — themes he explores around the state through his Alien Encounters presentation.
Welcome to Spark, Humanities Washington’s new online magazine! Executive Director Julie Ziegler explains the mission of this publication — and discusses our organization’s work — in her Spark introduction.
Welcome to the first installment of This Week & Next, a weekly feature highlighting upcoming events and news from Humanities Washington, our many community partners and like-minded organizations around the state.
Mark your calendars: Bedtime Stories, Humanities Washington’s annual literary gala, returns to Seattle Oct. 12. And, for the first time ever, the evening that’s been called “the region’s premier literary event” will debut in Spokane Sept. 28.
In the Field features organizations Humanities Washington partners with across the state to help us advance our mission of sparking conversation and critical thinking using story as a catalyst. This week, we look at the Museum of History & Industry’s second annual “History Is _____” Film Competition.