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  • Bainbridge Island

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
  • 10:00 am, Saturday
    October 12, 2019
  • Where
  • Bainbridge Public Library
    1270 Madison Ave. N.
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 United States
  • October 12
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  • Monroe

From Mexican to Mexican-American: A Family Immigration Story

As immigration has become more hotly debated in the United States, the arguments have become cartoonish, with one side often painted as naïve and another as xenophobic. What has become lost is the human story of immigration to America, with all its complexity, heartache, and hope. Professor Carlos Gil sought to understand immigration by tracing […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    October 12, 2019
  • Where
  • Monroe Library
    1070 Village Way
    Monroe, WA 98272 United States
  • October 12
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  • Marysville

Comic-Book Reality: Superheroes and the Power of Representation

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
  • 4:00 pm, Saturday
    October 12, 2019
  • Where
  • Marysville Library
    6120 Grove St.
    Marysville, Washington 98270 United States
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