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  • Auburn

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
  • 1:00 pm, Thursday
    March 11, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Auburn, United States
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  • Gig Harbor

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
  • 1:30 pm, Thursday
    March 11, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Gig Harbor, United States
  • March 11
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  • Seattle

ONLINE: Comic-Book Reality: Superheroes and the Power of Representation

Since their debut in the 1930s, comic books have been a regular part of our pop-culture landscape. While often dismissed as escapist entertainment, these pulp treasures also provide a fascinating lens through which to view our nation’s past, present and potential future. In this interactive presentation, journalist and educator T. Andrew Wahl explores how everything […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    March 11, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
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  • Spokane

ONLINE: She Traveled Solo: Strong Women in the Early 20th Century

During a 5,000 mile solo bicycle ride from southern California to Maine, Tessa Hulls heard the same thing daily: that a woman can’t travel alone. She began researching other women who traveled solo in different ways, and became fascinated with many in stories from the early 20th century: explorers, mountaineers, and even a circus performer—women […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    March 11, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Spokane, United States
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