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  • May 2
  • |
  • Seattle

Should I Still Watch This Show? Pop Culture in the #MeToo Era

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, in which dozens of high-profile individuals in the entertainment industry have been accused of harassment or abuse, many of us are asking: “Should I still be watching this?” Explore the cultural and economic issues inherent in consuming entertainment made by people whose behaviors we find questionable, distasteful, or […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Thursday
    May 2, 2019
  • Where
  • Seattle Central College Library
    1701 Broadway
    Seattle, Washington 98102 United States
  • May 2
  • |
  • Lacey

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
  • 5:00 pm, Thursday
    May 2, 2019
  • Where
  • Lacey Timberland Library
    500 College St SE
    Lacey, WA 98503 United States
  • May 2
  • |
  • Cashmere

Four-Color Reality: How Comic Books and the Real World Shape Each Other

Since their debut in the 1930s, comic books have been a regular part of our pop-culture landscape. While often dismissed as escapist entertainment, these pulp treasures also provide a fascinating lens through which to view our nation’s past, present and potential future. In this interactive presentation, journalist and educator T. Andrew Wahl explores how everything […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    May 2, 2019
  • Where
  • Cashmere Public Library
    300 Woodring Street
    Cashmere, WA 98815 United States
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