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ONLINE: Who Was Chief Seattle?

Chief Seattle wrote nothing down during his life, yet his words—both real and imagined—are known throughout the world. The result is a man made up of both historical and fictional aspects, from which conflicting messages can be gleaned. David M. Buerge, a biographer and a historian to the Duwamish Tribe, Seattle’s mother’s people, spent more […]

  • When
  • 10:00 am, Wednesday
    October 21, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Freeland, United States
  • October 21
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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 21, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    United States
  • October 21
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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
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    October 21, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    United States
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