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  • Spokane

ONLINE: Tangled: Why Your Hair Matters to Society

Hair is simply a collection of protein filaments that sprout from our scalp, yet it carries great meaning for us and our society. From twists and tapers to braids and buns, what’s on top of our head and how it is received by others often reflects society’s standards of beauty and desirability. Using song, video, […]

  • When
  • 10:30 am, Wednesday
    March 3, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Spokane, United States
  • March 3
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  • Walla Walla

ONLINE: Is Truth Really Dead in America?

Alternative facts, fake news, post-truth—these phrases have flooded the American conversation over the past several years. But how bad is it really, and what can we, as a society and as individuals, do to be better informed? WSU professor Steven Stehr investigates the roots and consequences of the erosion of truth, with a focus on […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Wednesday
    March 3, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Walla Walla, United States
  • March 3
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  • Seattle

ONLINE: Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion

In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the US Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. Clarence Moriwaki shares the story of Bainbridge Island—the […]

  • When
  • 2:30 pm, Wednesday
    March 3, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
  • March 3
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  • Spokane

ONLINE: Tangled: Why Your Hair Matters to Society

Hair is simply a collection of protein filaments that sprout from our scalp, yet it carries great meaning for us and our society. From twists and tapers to braids and buns, what’s on top of our head and how it is received by others often reflects society’s standards of beauty and desirability. Using song, video, […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    March 3, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Spokane, United States
  • March 3
  • |
  • Bainbridge Island

ONLINE: The Country That Fiction Built

Ask who Atticus Finch is, and most will remember him from high school English as the heroic lawyer defending an unjustly charged African-American man in To Kill a Mockingbird. Ever since Harper Lee imagined him into life in 1960, the name “Atticus Finch” has become shorthand for a person who acts according to their conscience, […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    March 3, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Bainbridge Island, United States
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