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  • September 27
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  • Lacey

What Our Teachers Never Told Us about the American Revolution

Discover the American Revolution you never learned about in school. Why did Native Americans and African Americans support the British? How did a Muslim general come to fight the British with a French ally named Admiral “Satan”? Why did the fighting spread around the world, from Hudson Bay to South America, India to Africa, Arkansas […]

  • When
  • 1:30 pm, Wednesday
    September 27, 2017
  • Where
  • Panorama Auditorium
    1670 Circle Loop
    Lacey, WA 98503 United States
  • September 27
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  • Wenatchee

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
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    September 27, 2017
  • Where
  • Wenatchee Public Library
    310 Douglas Street
    Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States
  • September 27
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  • Port Hadlock

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
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    September 27, 2017
  • Where
  • Jefferson County Library
    620 Cedar Ave
    Port Hadlock, WA 98339 United States
  • September 27
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  • Tacoma

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, Wednesday
    September 27, 2017
  • Where
  • Narrows Brewing
    9007 S. 19th St
    Tacoma, WA 98466 United States
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