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.
The veteran reporter and current Speakers Bureau presenter sparked lively conversation during a recent Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities session. Our partners at Edmonds Community College captured her presentation and subsequent Q&A session for online viewing.
Speakers Bureau’s Antonio Davidson-Gómez tours the state with his presentation Mapping Latino Musical Migrations this week. Other Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate readings add to the statewide offerings.
Historian William Woodward explores baseball’s hold on the American popular imagination during his talk Coming Home: Baseball’s America in Longview May 2. An abundance of Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate discussions round out a busy calender of events for the next two weeks.
The veteran journalist sits down with Spark magazine to discuss the changing shape of modern media, its impact on our political system and where we might go from here. You can join the conversation live this Tuesday (March 12) at the Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series at Edmonds Community College.
The program based on Pam Houston’s Contents May Have Shifted enters its second week with a bang, featuring a wide variety of programs at different venues. Other grant-funded events, the Hope in Hard Times Traveling Exhibit and Speakers Bureau presentations round out this list of upcoming offerings.
Recognition: A Conversation brings together members of the Yakama Indian Nation, Cowlitz Indian Tribe, Chinook Indian Nation and the public in Vancouver to talk about the impact and significance of federal recognition on a tribe. Also around the state: Speakers Bureau presentations, a Traveling Exhibit and grant-funded programs, including a film series, community read and art program for adults with dementia.
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.
Humanities Washington teams with the local community college and library for six talks exploring media and entertainment. The series kicks off Feb. 12 with critically acclaimed Asian-American novelist Shawn Wong.