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  • Port Hadlock

God Behind Bars: The Rise of Faith-Based Ministries in an Age of Mass Incarceration

In prisons throughout the United States, punishment and religious revivalism are occurring simultaneously. Faith-based ministries have become a dominant force in American prisons, operating under the logic that religious conversion and redemption will transform prisoners into new human beings. In this talk, professor Tanya Erzen explores a little-known story: why Christian prison ministries are on […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    April 4, 2018
  • Where
  • Jefferson County Library
    620 Cedar
    Port Hadlock, WA 98339 United States
  • April 4
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  • Puyallup

Emerald Street: Race, Class, Culture, and the History of Hip Hop in the Northwest

From its beginnings in 1979, to Sir Mix-a-lot’s “Posse on Broadway,” to Macklemore, Northwest hip hop has been informed by local history as well as the diversity that defined the scene. Discover the history behind not only the Northwest’s Grammy-winning rappers, but its world champion break dance crew, its internationally read hip-hop magazine, the producers […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    April 4, 2018
  • Where
  • Puyallup Public Library
    324 S. Meridian
    Puyallup, WA 98371 United States
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