Winter 2016 Lecture Series

Excavating Seattle's Histories: People, Politics, Place

Seattle's remarkable past encompasses the stories of Native Americans and pioneers, labor agitators and civil rights activists, loggers and environmentalists, aircraft riveters and software moguls. Four UW scholars chart the social worlds, environments, and political conflicts that shaped the city's past and its present.

January 13, 2016, John Findlay: Pioneers and Pandemonium: Stability and Change in Seattle History

January 20, 2016, Quintard Taylor: The Peopling of Seattle: Race, Migration, and Immigration

January 27, 2016, Linda Nash: Putting People in Their Place: Seattle's Environmental History

February 3, 2016, James Gregory: Left Coast City: The History of a Political Reputation