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  • August 13
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  • Seattle

ONLINE: Sticky Subject: The History and Culture of Sugar

When King Henry VIII wanted three pounds of sugar for his guests at an important banquet, he had a tough time getting it. Now the average American eats that much sugar in a single week. Once a rare, exotic ingredient, sugar has become a dietary staple, leaving its sticky fingerprints all over the globe. Anthropologist […]

  • When
  • 10:30 am, Thursday
    August 13, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
  • August 13
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  • Issaquah

ONLINE: What Your Home Says about the World

Whether it’s teacups or televisions, what you decide to keep—and not keep—in your home provides deep insights about you, your family, and society itself. Join sociologist and writer Michelle Janning to discover how home spaces and objects tell the story of what’s happening in contemporary families. From stuffed animals to smartphones to love letters, the […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    August 13, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Issaquah, United States
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