The Humanities Council presents: Humanitinis

The Humanities Council is in the midst of a series of events called Humanitinis that blend happy hour and the humanities through panel discussions on popular issues. They will be held every Wednesday from July 20-Aug 10th. The last one was a great success, and you can read a bit about it on our blog and on DC Event Junkie.

“COMING OUT AND SPEAKING OUT” 6pm Wednesday, July 27 at Tabaq-1336 U
Street Northwest Washington D.C., DC 20009-4445 will explore the path from
coming out to becoming an active advocate for LGBT rights from within the
community. Panelists include Clarence J. Fluker of GLBT Affairs, Andrew Barnett of
SMYAL, Kamal Kamara of the Washington Blade, moderated by Christopher Dyer
former head of GLBT Affairs.

“WHITE HOUSE OR BLACK HOUSE?” 6pm Wednesday, August 3 2011 at Bar 7-
1015 ½ 7th Street Northwest Washington D.C., DC 20001 will Discuss
gentrifications impact on DC citizens. High rents, low budgets, taxes and finding a
middle ground of living in DC. Panelists include Rachel Grossman of Woolly
Mammoth, Scholar Sybil Roberts, and Shani Hilton of American Progress.

“ABC’S OF DC: AMERICANS, BLOGS, AND CULTURE” 6pm Wednesday, August 10
at Tabaq- 1336 U Street Northwest Washington D.C., DC 20009-4445. Learn how
anyone can tweet and blog their way to a career. Panelists include president of
the Social Media Club, Rachael King, DC blogger Prince of Petworth, Free in DC’s
Amy Melrose, moderated by Amy Saidman of SpeakeasyDC.



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