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.
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.
Other upcoming Speakers Bureau conversations include Robert Keller’s Reconciling the Past: The History, Literature and Ethics of Japanese Removal.
Presentations of roadside attractions and ’50s sci-fi films round out varied mix of free public events.
Humanities Washington opens its 2012-14 Speakers Bureau auditions to the public June 1. Plus: The Mid-Columbia Literary Festival concludes, the Methow Valley Interpretive Center hosts an open house, and more.