How and why teachers punish students can have life-long consequences, especially for Black children. Explore the “discipline gap” through the eyes of a teacher and student who experienced it firsthand.
Veterans sometimes return from service feeling burdened by their experiences. The humanities let them know they’re not alone.
If a child and her teacher are of the same race, does the child’s learning improve? A Think & Drink event explores the culture gap in Washington State schools.
Philosophy is virtually nonexistent in high school. A program in south King County aims to change that.
In this look back at 40 years of Humanities Washington’s work, we focus on The Classroom and the World of Work: A Dialogue on the Purposes of Higher Education, a series of forums at the University of Washington in 1977. The forums addressed questions still being tackled today: What is the role of the liberal arts in the workplace? Should a college education be valued solely in terms of the salary it can secure?
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.
Join Humanities Washington for our next Think & Drink in Seattle Wednesday (May 21). Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau presentations and Traveling Exhibit events all around the state.
Our latest Think & Drink On Different Tracks: Race, Class and Education comes to Lindaman’s Gourmet Bistro TODAY (May 12).
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.
On Different Tracks: Race, Class and Education to spark conversation in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood May 21 and Columbia City neighborhood May 28.