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  • February 3
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  • Spokane

Feminism and Popular Culture

Over the past few years, the question “Are you a feminist?” has become the new litmus test for young female celebrities. Their responses—which vary from Lady Gaga’s “I’m not a feminist. I hail men, I love men,” to Madonna’s “I’m not a feminist, I’m a humanist”—indicate a lack of clarity on what the term means, […]

  • When
  • 10:30 am, Friday
    February 3, 2017
  • Where
  • Hagan Center for the Humanities
    N. 1810 Greene Street
    Spokane, WA 99217 United States
  • February 3
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  • Auburn

The Good Game: On the Moral Value of Sports

Sports are far more than a game—they have a tremendous impact on our culture, and lay claim to playing an important role in developing moral values like courage, teamwork, and sacrifice. Join philosopher Mike VanQuickenborne for a deeper exploration of our obsession with sports. What makes something a sport? Is competition more helpful or harmful? […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Friday
    February 3, 2017
  • Where
  • Auburn Senior Activity Center
    910 Ninth Street SE
    Auburn, WA 98002 United States
  • February 3
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  • Moses Lake

Crazy Politics: Populism, Conspiracy Theories, and Paranoia in America

Anti-establishment candidates rail against the government they seek to lead; populist groups like the Tea Party or Occupy Wall Street howl about corruption in political and economic institutions; and wild conspiracy theories abound. Has American politics always been so crazy? With political science professor Cornell Clayton, explore how American politics has become an arena for […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Friday
    February 3, 2017
  • Where
  • Moses Lake Museum & Art Center
    401 South Balsam St.
    Moses Lake, WA 98837 United States
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