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Seattle Arts and Lectures: Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn

February 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn are the first husband and wife to share a Pulitzer Prize for journalism. The authors of the acclaimed, best-selling Half the Sky now issue a plea in their new book, Tightrope—told through the lives of real Americans—to address the crisis in working-class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half-century of governmental failure.

Peter Catron: Immigration – History on Making It in America

February 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Peter Catron is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and faculty affiliate of the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology at the University of Washington. Catron’s research focuses on the socioeconomic mobility of immigrants who entered the United States in the first half of the twentieth century. His research has been published in journals including American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, and the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. He holds a Ph.D. in sociology from…

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