Humanities Washington’s evening of food, wine and words was a huge success in Spokane on Sept. 20. Now the fundraiser comes to Seattle, as authors read original works for our audience. If you’re not in Seattle, we have a slew of Speakers Bureau presentations and grant-funded events coming up – and there’s likely one in your area.
Speakers Bureau’s David B. Williams tours his presentation Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology in the Spokane area this week. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau presentations and our next Think & Drink, on healthcare.
The Queering the Museum symposium at the Museum of History and Industry is set to spark discussion on the inclusion of LGBT/Q communities in history museums. Other grant-funded events and Speakers Bureau presentations are also offered around the state.
Join our Speakers Bureau presenters June 1 for a discussion about escaped slave Charles Mitchell in Bellevue or a Civil War reader’s theater in Federal Way. Coming up next week: more Speakers Bureau presentations and grant-funded events.
Join us for the Speakers Bureau presentation It Takes a Village: Sparks of Light in Longview April 17. Grant-funded events, Poet Laureate readings and Speakers Bureau presentations across the state add to the roster of upcoming events.
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.
The Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series kicks off with a discussion led by acclaimed Asian-American author Shawn Wong. Plus: Humanities Washington’s first Think & Drink of 2013 and Speakers Bureau presentations throughout 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.
Other events on Humanities Washington’s much-lighter-than-usual schedule deal with historical fiction, sweet treats and poetry.
Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken will read with National Student Poet for the Western Region Miles Hewitt, a seventeen-year-old Vancouver native.