Humanities Calendar - Spring Quarter

Spring Quarter 2015

All events are free and open to the campus and the community.  Please check back as additional information becomes available.

Mass Media Speaker Series
Once monthly, starting February 11th – May 27th at 12:30 pm
Whitehorse Hall Critique Space

Join EvCC’s award-winning student news-gathering organization, The Clipper, for a monthly speaker series exploring the history and current development of several types of popular mass media. The series begins February 11th with a new talk from Alex Alben, “Privacy and Personality in the Digital Age” followed by the following speakers:

Wednesday, March 11:
T. Andrew Wahl, “Sequential Reaction: A History of the American Comic Book”
Wednesday, April 29:
Eric Davis, “Rap 101: The Message Behind the Music”
Wednesday, May 27:
Jennifer K. Stuller, “Using Their Powers for Good: How Geektivists, Geek Grrls, and Gaymers Are Creating More Inclusive Communities”.

Funded by Humanities Washington and the EvCC Foundation, this event is free and open to the public. Contact: Andrew Wahl at 425-388-9419 or

Humanities and STEM -- two cultures?
Join us for this encore series of faculty presentations on the intersections and perspectives of the humanities and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).  
Spring Quarter, 2015:  10:00-11:00 am on all of these following 8 Tuesdays – please note the different locations.
April 7 (JKC 106), 14 (WHI 105), 21 (WHI 105), 28 (JKC 106)
May 5 (JKC 106), 12 (WHI 105), 19 (JKC 106), 26 (JKC 106)
Contact Joyce Walker,, 425-388-9411

Holocaust Survivor Forums
The campus and the community are invited to join the Humanities 150D Class for the 2015 Holocaust Survivor Forum Series during Spring Quarter 2015: 12:20-1:20 in WHI 105 101 on the following four Wednesdays.  This year's speakers include:
April 15:  Henry F.
April 29:  Pete M.
May 13:  Robert H.
May 27:  Eva C.

Forum speakers are provided by the Holocaust Center for Humanity  in Seattle.

8th Annual Passport to Culture & 2nd Annual Bali Bazaar
May 18,  10:00am- 2:00pm
JKC 101
Enjoy music and diverse cultures as well as  the chance to win prizes while you’re given the opportunity to interact with and celebrate our international students and cultural diversity at EvCC.  Also, save your money for the  2nd Annual Bali Bazaar Event, coming back right across the hall. This Bazaar offers unique gifts from the island of Bali in Indonesia.  Sponsored by the Anthropology Club and Partners for Global Education.
Contact Cynthia Clarke,,  (425) 388-9382

Real Talk Wednesdays
Every Wednesday 3:00pm-4:30pm
JKC Room 106

Diversity & Equity Center’s Real Talk Wednesday is an open forum in which students, staff, community members, and faculty can host meaningful and courageous conversations in order to create community and educate the campus on social justice issues, current events, trends, controversies, and most importantly topics that matter to you. Contact Abraham Rodriguez-Hernandez at or 425-388-9997

Study Abroad Club
Every other Friday (starting Oct 31st) at 12:30-1:30pm
PSU (Paperclip, Club Room)

This club offers the opportunity for EvCC students to learn about Study Abroad opportunities by meeting with faculty, coordinating trips, and learning how to raise funds. Contact Cynthia Clarke at or 425 388-9382