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March 24, 2018

H2OMG! Making Sense of Water Scarcity in an Insecure World

In this talk led by economist and former Gates Foundation policy maker Rachel Cardone, participants learn about water scarcity and its effects both globally and at local levels here in Washington State.

March 25, 2018

Not Just for Kids: How Children’s Literature Inspires Bold Conversations

In this talk, University of Washington lecturer Anu Taranath will showcase children’s books from around the world as well as diverse communities in the US, inviting audiences to take a closer look at kids’ books, and suggests we adults might also learn some new lessons about how to navigate our complicated world.

March 26, 2018

Shakespeare Talks

BridgeValley Community College brings Christiana Clark, an award-winning professional stage actor to southern West Virginia to give talks focusing on the works of writers from Shakespeare to August Wilson.

March 29, 2018

A Fierce Language: Falling in Love with Poetry

Drawing on diverse poets, including the rich contribution of Washington State’s poets, poet and performer Judith Adams takes us on a journey to rediscover the music, power, humor, and strength of poetry, showing how it can radically enhance, change, and even save our lives. She’ll also discuss the joy of reciting poetry by heart, listen to audience members’ experience with poetry, and lead exercises to fire up the poet in all of us.