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  • Concrete

ONLINE: 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
  • 4:00 pm, Tuesday
    August 18, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Concrete, United States
  • August 18
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  • Spokane

ONLINE: 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
  • 6:00 pm, Tuesday
    August 18, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Spokane, United States
  • August 18
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  • Clarkston

ONLINE: 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
  • 6:30 pm, Tuesday
    August 18, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Clarkston, United States
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