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Events for April 26, 2017

  • April 26
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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, Wednesday
    April 26, 2017
  • Where
  • Hagan Center for the Humanities
    1810 N Greene St
    Spokane, WA 99217 United States
  • April 26
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  • Puyallup

White Privilege: The Other Side of Racial Inequality

Conversations about racial inequality usually focus on the disadvantages faced by people of color in American society. But there is another side to this inequality: privilege—the advantages that white people experience because of their race. Sociology professor Teresa Ciabattari leads an interactive conversation that explores what white privilege is, discusses a variety of examples of […]

  • When
  • 11:00 am, Wednesday
    April 26, 2017
  • Where
  • Pierce College, CTR Building – MPR A
    1601 39th AVE SE
    Puyallup, WA 98374 United States
  • April 26
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  • Cheney

Not Just for Kids: How Children’s Literature Inspires Bold Conversations

Children’s books such as Curious George and Goodnight Moon are often beloved by children, sparking their imaginations and providing warmth and comfort. But books like these can also inspire adults— helping us to imagine ourselves in a new way and think about society from a new perspective. In this talk, University of Washington lecturer Anu […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 26, 2017
  • Where
  • John F. Kennedy Library
    816 F Street
    Cheney, WA 99004 United States
  • April 26
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  • Des Moines

Washington at War: The Evergreen State in WWI

One-hundred years ago in 1917, the US entered The Great War to fight alongside our European allies. But Washington’s homefront experience began long before the country entered the war, and continued afterward. Led by historian Lorraine McConaghy, the program begins with an illustrated introduction to the war’s themes before offering a “Readers’ Theater:” a script […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 26, 2017
  • Where
  • Terrace Auditorium, Wesley Homes, Des Moines, WA
    816 S. 216th St.
    Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
  • April 26
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  • Washougal

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall as he builds awareness and appreciation of poetry — including the state’s legacy of poetry — through public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations in geographically diverse areas of the state. Marshall, a poet and professor at Gonzaga University, is the author most recently of Bugle (2014), which won […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 26, 2017
  • Where
  • Washougal High School Auditorium
    1201 39th Street
    Washougal, WA 98671 United States
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