Washington State Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen recently finished a 12-day road trip. She plans on travelling to all 39 counties in the state as part of her two-year tenure.
Join Humanities Washington for our two upcoming Seattle Think & Drinks: From Birth of a Nation to Smoke Signals: African Americans and American Indians in Film.
Join the Spokane County Library and Spokane Storytelling League for stories about the difficult, distinct circumstances of the Great Depression. Plus: events with the Washington State Poet Laureate and Speakers Bureau presentations all around the state.
Join us for our next Think & Drink, A History of Protest: Civil Rights Movements in Seattle from the 1960s to 1980s, this Wednesday in Seattle.
The Port Townsend Public Library presents discussions and events as part of its month-long community read. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau and grant-funded events around the state and Seattle’s first Think & Drink of 2014.
The Walla Walla Big Idea Talks conversation series kicks off with The Next Seven Generations: Walla Walla in 2185. Plus: Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and poet laureate readings abound throughout the state.
The works of an innovative generation of filmmakers screen at the Northwest Film Forum throughout March as part of the grant-funded program L.A. Rebellion. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded public programs and other events around the state.
Speakers Bureau’s Janet Oakley to present Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State, 1933-1941 as part of the programming for the traveling exhibit Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression. Throughout the state, Speakers Bureau presentations abound, including the first in our Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series.
The festival will feature films from 24 countries, local independent films, special events, filmmakers forums and more. Other events on our calendar include a Poet Laureate reading in Seattle, Traveling Exhibit events in Clarkston and Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state.