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Events for May 17, 2018

  • May 17
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  • La Conner

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
  • 5:00 pm, Thursday
    May 17, 2018
  • Where
  • Maple Hall
    104 Commercial
    La Conner, WA 98257 United States
  • May 17
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  • Omak

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, Thursday
    May 17, 2018
  • Where
  • Omak Public Library
    30 South Ash
    Omak, WA 98841 United States
  • May 17
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  • Pasco

Coming Home: How the Humanities Helps Soldiers Find Meaning After War

What is the true nature of war, and how does the experience of war affect the human heart? How have the myths and realities of combat, and the invisible wounds of war, been portrayed over the ages? This talk shares stories of the men and women who signed up to serve during the wars in […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    May 17, 2018
  • Where
  • Franklin Co Historical Society & Museum
    305 N 4th Ave
    Pasco, WA 99301 United States
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