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  • February 25
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  • Bellingham

Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion

In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the US Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. Clarence Moriwaki shares the story of Bainbridge Island—the […]

  • When
  • 1:30 pm, Monday
    February 25, 2019
  • Where
  • SYRE Student Center
    237 W. Kellogg Road
    Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
  • February 25
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  • Spokane

Hacking Democracy: What Social Media is Doing to US Politics

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram—some of which did not even exist a decade ago—are playing an increasingly central role in politicians’ efforts to get elected. What does this mean for the American voter? Join political scientist Travis Ridout to explore the pros and cons of social media in political campaigns. While […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Monday
    February 25, 2019
  • Where
  • South Hill Library
    3324 S Perry Street
    Spokane, WA 99203 United States
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