In a Filipino community hall in the Yakima Valley, a researcher finds community, connection, and a path forward for the humanities.
We asked a wide range of Washington writers how language, storytelling, literature, philosophy, and poetry can help us during troubled times. Here’s what they said.
Yes, words can provide comfort, says the Washington State Poet Laureate. But immense power lies in how they point us to uncertainty—“a space within us being made ready for the stars.”
The Humanities Washington Media Center brought technology and cutting-edge equipment to film-makers in the Northwest in the 1990s.
Congress is considering massive funding cuts to the National Endowment for the Humanities. Humanities Washington Executive Director Julie Ziegler argues these cuts are the last thing our nation should do, as the humanities and social sciences offer a clear competitive advantage in our increasingly interconnected world.