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  • October 20
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ONLINE: Civil Conversation in an Angry Age

At what point does a conversation become a battle? Why do some opinions inflame our emotions, leading to anger, fights, and even the end of relationships with family and friends? Philosopher David E. Smith takes a deep look at those moments when civility breaks down. By mapping the structure of how we converse, and digging […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Tuesday
    October 20, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    United States
  • October 20
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  • Bellingham

ONLINE: Hacking Democracy: What Social Media is Doing to US Politics

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram—some of which did not even exist a decade ago—are playing an increasingly central role in politicians’ efforts to get elected. What does this mean for the American voter? Join political scientist Travis Ridout to explore the pros and cons of social media in political campaigns. While […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Tuesday
    October 20, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Bellingham, United States
  • October 20
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  • Sumner

ONLINE: Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna as she builds awareness and appreciation of poetry — including the state’s legacy of poetry — through public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations in geographically diverse areas of the state. Castro Luna fled war-torn El Salvador for the United States at the age of 14 with her […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Tuesday
    October 20, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Poet Laureate Event
    Sumner, United States
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