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  • Bainbridge Island

IN PERSON: The Art of Rebellion: Social Justice and Chicana/Chicano Visual Arts

How has art has been used to mobilize communities and disseminate messages of social justice? Is art just a commodity that is only accessible to the elite? How has the idea of “art for the people” shifted the way we look at art? In this talk, Chicano artist Jake Prendez traces the history of social […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Wednesday
    November 10, 2021
  • Where
  • Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
    550 Winslow Way E
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 United States
  • November 10
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  • Lakewood

ONLINE: Fighting for Love: Strong Women in Onscreen Romances

How do film and television portray romance for strong, independent women? Why should we care? Join Professor Allison Palumbo as they explore 40 years of fighting female characters onscreen—from private eyes to cops and spies—who struggle to find love. Even in these fictional worlds, where anything should be possible, romantic relationships tend to disempower female-bodied […]

  • When
  • 3:00 pm, Wednesday
    November 10, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Lakewood, United States
  • November 10
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  • Tenino

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
  • 5:30 pm, Wednesday
    November 10, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Tenino, United States
  • November 10
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  • Centralia

ONLINE: One Second of Hate: A Story of Forgiveness

“Where are you from?”, his attacker asked before shooting Rais Bhuiyan during a killing spree in Texas shortly after 9/11. The attacker, a white supremacist, had been hunting for “Arabs” and perceived Muslims, though not one of his victims turned out to be from the Middle East. Despite being shot in the face, Bhuiyan survived, […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    November 10, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Centralia, United States
  • November 10
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  • Spokane

ONLINE: American Democracy’s Indigenous Roots and Future

History books teach us that the Founding Fathers birthed American democracy, but do not reveal the Indigenous sources of inspiration that guided their vision. The Haudenosaunee Confederacy’s Great Law of Peace—uniting six Nations in an alliance that predates the American Constitution by centuries—served as a powerful example to men such as Benjamin Franklin, who benefited […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    November 10, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Spokane, United States
  • November 10
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  • Seattle

ONLINE: After the Blast: Mount St. Helens 40 Years Later

On May 18, 1980, the world watched in awe as Mount St. Helens erupted, killing 57 people and causing hundreds of square miles of destruction. Everyone thought it would take ages for life to return to the mountain, but scientists who visited soon after were stunned to find plants sprouting up through the ash and […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    November 10, 2021
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    Seattle, United States
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