“Race, Law and Justice in America”, a conversation with Hon. Mary Yu and President George Bridges
Justice Mary Yu will address campus as the 2015 MLK keynote speaker. A frequent speaker for legal education seminars, Justice Yu is also active in a variety of community and professional activities. She performed the first same-sex marriage in the State of Washington and is the first member of the LGBT and Asian communities to serve on the...
Burning Questions: The Debate over Child Sacrifice at the Tophet of Carthage.
Sarah Davies is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Whitman College. Her focus is on Roman and North African history and archaeology.
Time is Illmatic is a music documentary chronicling the making of rap artist Nas's seminal album "Illmatic". Moreover, the film takes a deep look at New York City, the golden age of hip hop, and the unique early life of this ecclectic musician.
Join Whitman's Outdoor Program for the 2014 Backcountry Film Festival. Doors open at 6:45 and tickets are $5 each for community members and FREE for Whitman ID holders. Raffle for prizes with proceeds donated to the Wallowa Avalanche Center.
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Adopt-a-Grandparent Program, in partnership with Whitman Events Board and BMAC AmeriCorps, will be screening Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory, an inspiring, heart-warming documentary about the healing power of music for the elderly.
The film is a 2014 documentary film directed and produced by Michael Rossato-Bennett. The film premiered in competition category of U.S. Documentary Competition program at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival...
Brian Doyle is the editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland, and the author of many (fiction & nonfiction) books, including the sprawling Oregon novel Mink River, the headlong sea novel, as well as The Plover; Saints Passionate & Peculiar; Credo; Two Voices (which won a Christopher Award and a Catholic Press Association Book Award); Leaping: Revelations & Epiphanies; Grace Notes; The Grail: A Year of Ambling & Shambling...