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  • June 10
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  • Bellingham

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest as she builds awareness and appreciation of poetry, including the state’s legacy of poetry, through public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations across the state. Priest, a member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation, is the author of Patriarchy Blues, which was honored with the 2018 American Book Award, and […]

  • When
  • 4:00 pm, Thursday
    June 10, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Poet Laureate Event
    Bellingham, United States
  • June 10
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  • Seattle

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
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    June 10, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
  • June 10
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  • Westport

ONLINE: From Mexican to Mexican-American: A Family Immigration Story

As immigration has become more hotly debated in the United States, the arguments have become cartoonish, with one side often painted as naïve and another as xenophobic. What has become lost is the human story of immigration to America, with all its complexity, heartache, and hope. Professor Carlos Gil sought to understand immigration by tracing […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    June 10, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Westport, United States
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