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  • April 17
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  • Spokane

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
  • 6:30 pm, Tuesday
    April 17, 2018
  • Where
  • Moran Prarie Library
    6004 S Regal St
    Spokane, WA 99223 United States
  • April 17
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  • Spokane

Feminism and Popular Culture

Over the past few years, the question “Are you a feminist?” has become the new litmus test for young female celebrities. Their responses—which vary from Lady Gaga’s “I’m not a feminist. I hail men, I love men,” to Madonna’s “I’m not a feminist, I’m a humanist”—indicate a lack of clarity on what the term means, […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Tuesday
    April 17, 2018
  • Where
  • Whitworth University
    300 W Hawthorne Rd
    Spokane, WA 99251 United States
  • April 17
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  • College Place

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna as she 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. Castro Luna fled war-torn El Salvador for the United States at the age of 14 with her […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Tuesday
    April 17, 2018
  • Where
  • Walla Walla University
    Chan Shun Pavillion lecture hall, room 105
    College Place, WA 99324 United States
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