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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
  • 1:00 pm, Wednesday
    October 14, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
  • October 14
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  • Centralia

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
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    October 14, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Centralia, United States
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ONLINE: Higher Power: The History of Evangelicals in American Politics

Explore the history and meaning behind a uniquely American movement: Evangelical Christianity. Evangelicals are the strongest religious voting block in America, despite being a relatively new coalition. How did they come to hold such power? In this balanced and respectful talk, WSU professor Matthew Sutton traces the history of the religious right in America, from its […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    October 14, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    United States
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