Loading Events

Calendar of Events

Events for April 23, 2019

  • April 23
  • |
  • Bellevue

Tangled: Why Your Hair Matters to Society

Hair is simply a collection of protein filaments that sprout from our scalp, yet it carries great meaning for us and our society. From twists and tapers to braids and buns, what’s on top of our head and how it is received by others often reflects society’s standards of beauty and desirability. Using song, video, […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Tuesday
    April 23, 2019
  • Where
  • Crossroads Community Center
    16000 NE 10th St
    Bellevue, WA 98008 United States
  • April 23
  • |
  • Renton

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
  • 6:00 pm, Tuesday
    April 23, 2019
  • Where
  • Renton History Museum
    235 Mill Ave S.
    Renton, WA 98057 United States
  • April 23
  • |
  • Manson

Always On: How to Turn Up the Volume on Everyday Communication

Is there such a thing as an “authentic self?” Though the phrase looks great on an inspirational poster, we are constantly in flux. You may act differently as a friend or a romantic partner, as a worker or a boss, or as a student or a teacher. We are all performing every day, and these […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Tuesday
    April 23, 2019
  • Where
  • Manson Public Library
    80 Wapato Way
    Manson, WA 98831 United States
  • April 23
  • |
  • Camas

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
  • 6:30 pm, Tuesday
    April 23, 2019
  • Where
  • Camas Public Library
    625 NE 4th Ave
    Camas, Washington 98607 United States
  • April 23
  • |
  • Spokane

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 23, 2019
  • Where
  • Spark Central
    1214 W Summit Pkwy
    Spokane, WA 99201 United States
+ Export Events

Humanities Washington

Get the latest news and event information from Humanities Washington, including updates on Think & Drink and Speakers Bureau events.