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  • September 19
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  • Entiat

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
  • 6:00 pm, Tuesday
    September 19, 2017
  • Where
  • Entiat Public Library
    14138 Kinzel Street
    Entiat, WA 98822 United States
  • September 19
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  • Tacoma

The Razor’s Edge: The Washington Razor Clam Phenomenon

What brings thousands of men, women, and children to Washington’s sandy coastal beaches every year, braving weather and surf? The buried treasure known as the Pacific razor clam. Hunting and gathering these creatures has preoccupied Northwesterners from the time of the Native peoples to the present moment. Challenging to dig, delicious to eat, and providing […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Tuesday
    September 19, 2017
  • Where
  • Wheelock Library
    3722North 26 street
    Tacoma, WA 98407 United States
  • September 19
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  • Spokane

The Divided Classroom

Do children learn better when their teacher looks like they do? The vast majority of teachers in Washington State’s K-12 schools are White (90%) and female (80%), yet the student body is only 56% White. This has led to what some call a “culture gap”—a huge proportion of students being taught by someone whose lived […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Tuesday
    September 19, 2017
  • Where
  • Magic Lantern Theatre
    25 W. Main Ave Suite 150
    Spokane, WA 99201 United States
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