Speakers Bureau’s Lorraine McConaghy recently sat down with the Seattle-area NPR affiliate to talk about her new book. Free Boy explores the story of Charles Mitchell, an antebellum slave in Washington.
Abram’s interview on The Conversation covers a fascinating facet of local history: one of the few documented cases of slavery in Washington – a case that almost started a war.
Sen. Kohl-Welles talks with The Conversation’s Ross Reynolds about the progress we’ve made fighting human trafficking and the work that still needs to be done.
Historian William Woodward discusses what we can learn about America by studying baseball, from changing attitudes toward civil rights to the rise of globalization.
The veteran journalist talks with KUOW radio about the issues facing journalism today – from the impact of corporate interests to decreasing local news coverage.
Our series of Speakers Bureau presenters on The Conversation continues with pop-culture historian Jennifer K. Stuller discussing heroines from Wonder Woman to Katniss Everdeen – and what these characters say about our society.
Host Ross Reynolds interviews Harrison about desserts and treats from different cultures during a feature interview on The Conversation.
Alben, a member of the 2012-14 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, recently spoke with The Conversation’s Ross Reynolds about how technology and media are changing the way our society communicates and interacts.