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  • October 20
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  • Olympia

ONLINE: Diamonds in the Rough: The Gentrification of Rural Washington

Washington’s rural communities are rapidly changing. Formerly reliant on working-class industries like mining, oil, and agriculture, an influx of wealthy urbanites is looking for a different kind of experience that includes natural amenities, outdoor recreation, and cultural activities. But in doing so, these newcomers are causing new inequalities. Join Jennifer Sherman, professor of sociology, to […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Wednesday
    October 20, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Olympia, United States
  • October 20
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  • Anacortes

ONLINE: A Nicer Kind of Murder: The Evolution of Crime Fiction

Murder isn’t what it used to be. Explore the shifting role of the victim in detective novels, and how that shift reflects broader social changes. From Poe and Sherlock Homes to British cozies and Hardboiled pulps, novelist Matthew Sullivan traces the many influences on the postwar and modern eras of the mystery genre and shows […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    October 20, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Anacortes, United States
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