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  • November 1
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  • Centralia

American Muslims: History, Culture, and Politics

Too often, Muslims are still discussed as “the other” in American society—a group confined to discussions about marginalization or radicalization. But these discussions have largely ignored that the American Muslim experience is an American experience. Led by University of Washington Tacoma professor Turan Kayaoglu, this talk explores how American Muslim identities have shaped and been […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Wednesday
    November 1, 2017
  • Where
  • Centralia College
    600 Centralia College Blvd
    Centralia, WA 98531 United States
  • November 1
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  • Spokane

Writing in the Margins: Transforming the Stories We Tell about Race

Humans have evolved and maintained our integrity as a species because of our ability to collectively create and tell stories. But what happens when those stories divide, segregate, and even encourage violence among us? Understand the narratives of contemporary literature, film, and popular culture that separate the human species along manufactured racial lines. In this […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    November 1, 2017
  • Where
  • Downtown Library
    906 W. Main Ave.
    Spokane, WA 99201 United States
  • November 1
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  • Anacortes

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
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    November 1, 2017
  • Where
  • Anacortes Public Library Main Meeting Room
    1220 10th St.
    Anacortes, Washington State 98221 United States
  • November 1
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  • Seattle

The Divided Campus

In the 1960s, following the McCarthy era, civil rights advocates became fierce defenders of free speech. College campuses became hotbeds of radical political and social expression, and Martin Luther King declared free speech to be the central guarantee of “the greatness of America.” In recent years, a new fervor has swept campuses with a similar […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    November 1, 2017
  • Where
  • Naked City Brewery
    8564 Greenwood Ave N
    Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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