Democracy depends on disagreement without demonization, but that’s easier said than done. Philosopher David E. Smith has tips for how to talk with others about things that matter.
A poem by Rena Priest, Washington State Poet Laureate.
It helps us find meaning, community, and shared purpose—should we approach our civic life more like religion?
Join Humanities Washington for On Different Tracks: Race, Class and Education in Columbia City May 28. Also check out our Speakers Bureau presentations around the state.
In this Top Ten list, journalist and Speakers Bureau presenter Claudia Rowe shares her top ten list of discontinued or reduced-service newspapers, signs of the changing state of journalism.
Join the Spokane County Library and Spokane Storytelling League for stories of the Great Depression. Plus: An upcoming Think & Drink, Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and more.
Join The Spokane County Library and Whitworth University for a talk by National Book Award winner Timothy Egan on the Great Depression. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau presentations and readings with the state poet laureate all around the state.
In honor of Humanities Washington’s 40th Anniversary, Executive Director Julie Ziegler announces three new programs to foster civic action and support the lifelong pursuit of knowledge: 40 Years of Washington Stories, Prime Time Family Reading expansion and the Washington Stories Fund.
The traveling exhibit on the Great Depression opens at The Kirkman House Museum Friday (Jan. 17). Also around the state, Speakers Bureau presentations and grant-funded Whatcom Reads events abound.
Join Speakers Bureau’s Janet Oakley for Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State, 1933-1941 in Bellingham and Seattle. Other Speakers Bureau presentations and grant-funded events abound as we begin 2014.