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  • March 8
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  • Lopez Island

Civil Conversation in an Angry Age

At what point does a conversation become a battle? Why do some opinions inflame our emotions, leading to anger, fights, and even the end of relationships with family and friends? Philosopher David E. Smith takes a deep look at those moments when civility breaks down. By mapping the structure of how we converse, and digging […]

  • When
  • 5:30 pm, Friday
    March 8, 2019
  • Where
  • Lopez Island Library
    2225 Fisherman Bay Rd.
    Lopez Island, WA 98261 United States
  • March 8
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  • Waterville

Heating Up: The Ethics of Climate Change

What if we could tell ourselves a new story about climate change—and, in doing, so, alter our relationship to our planet? With larger, longer wildfire seasons, accelerating species extinction, ocean acidification, and sea-level rise, it’s increasingly clear that climate change isn’t something that’s about to happen—it’s here. But while the laundry list of problems wrought […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Friday
    March 8, 2019
  • Where
  • Waterville Public Library
    107 W. Locust Street
    Waterville, WA 98858 United States
  • March 8
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  • Longview

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, Friday
    March 8, 2019
  • Where
  • Longview Public Library
    1600 Louisiana St.
    Longview, WA 98632 United States
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