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  • November 16
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  • Twisp

The Ancient Fruitcake: What Really, Really Old Food Tells Us about History, Culture, Love, and Memory

This talk is not about the old leftovers in the fridge. It is about food that is so old, so unusual, or so meaningful, that no one dares throw it away. Discover the foods archeologists have found buried with mummies, the petrified banana so appealing it sparked a Banana Museum, the 350-year-old fruitcake handed down […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    November 16, 2017
  • Where
  • Twisp Public Library
    201 N Methow Valley Hwy, Room 1
    Twisp, WA 98856 United States
  • November 16
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  • Kennewick

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, Thursday
    November 16, 2017
  • Where
  • Mid-Columbia Libraries
    1620 S Union
    Kennewick, WA 99338 United States
  • November 16
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  • Olympia

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
  • 7:30 pm, Thursday
    November 16, 2017
  • Where
  • Olympia Timberland Library
    313 8th Ave SE
    Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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