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.
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.
Book-It Theater presents The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Uncensored. Other grant-funded events, Speakers Bureau presentations and Washington State Poet Laureate events add up to a full slate of offerings.
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.
Bit by Bit: The Digital Evolution of the Neighborhood, in Seattle April 9, asks how advances in digital technology affect our interactions, institutions and culture. Other Humanities Washington events around the state include lectures, theater conversations and readings by the Washington State Poet Laureate.
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 Eva Abram shares the story of Charles Mitchell, a slave in Washington state who made his break for freedom. Plus: Innovative grants-funded events abound throughout the state and programs for our Traveling Exhibit Hope in Hard Times,
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.