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The Salon: Bees, the Canary in the Coal Mine?

Is it true that the wellness of bees is an indicator of the health of our planet? Join us for a discussion about this consequential topic at The Salon: Bees, the Canary in the Coal Mine? The Salon will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019 beginning at 6:00 pm at Sundance Books and Music in Reno. Moderated by Dr. Ran Duan, visiting assistant professor at the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, we will welcome experts in the field to talk about the health of the bee population in Nevada.

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Norms and Why They Matter

What’s the difference between a norm and a law? What does it mean to circumvent a norm, and is that even a problem? What can we trust in one another to do, and what do we need to codify? Join Nevada Humanities for The Salon: Norms and Why They Matter as we pose these and other questions to a lawyer, a political scientist, and a rhetorician.

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My Writing Went Viral

What happens when that one article or op-ed you write sends fireworks across the internet? The term “going viral” was unheard of ten years ago. What does it say about the nature of journalism, and the way we consume information? What does it say that think-pieces and confessionals seem to have a longer life online, than news stories from traditional news outlets?

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The Poetry Movement

Join Nevada Humanities for The Salon: The Poetry Movement, moderated by Rosie Trump, assistant professor in the dance department at the University of Nevada, Reno. As an introduction to The Poetry Movement, a site-specific performance taking place at the bookstore immediately following the talk, this Salon will feature poets and choreographers discussing the connection between language and movement. A historian will ground this conversation with the history of the Levy Mansion.

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Creativity and Healing after October 1

Join Nevada Humanities and the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art on Friday, May 4, 2018, for Nevada Humanities Pop-Up Salon: Creativity and Healing after October 1. The evening will bring together diverse thinkers to explore how art and creativity can help us chart a path towards healing after the October 1 shootings. 

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ArchiveMaren Rush
Pain and Healing

Join Nevada Humanities at Sundance Books and Music on Friday, March 16, at 6:00 p.m., for The Salon: Pain and Healing. Moderated by Dr. Todd Felts, assistant professor in the Reynolds School at the University of Nevada

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