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  • October 7
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  • Coupeville

From Homer to #hashtags: Our Changing Language

Though always evolving, language is undergoing an unprecedented shift, thanks to the digital age. Emojis, tweets, and hashtags are transforming how we write and converse. Some might argue that language has been diminished, but just as Homer’s epic Odyssey made sense of ancient Greece, a tweet can distill a feeling, a thought, or an idea. […]

  • When
  • 5:30 pm, Monday
    October 7, 2019
  • Where
  • Coupeville Library
    788 NW Alexander St
    Coupeville, WA 98239 United States
  • October 7
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  • Spokane

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
  • 6:30 pm, Monday
    October 7, 2019
  • Where
  • South Hill Library
    3324 S. Perry St.
    Spokane, WA 99203 United States
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