Humanities Washington is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in serving as presenters for its 2015-16 statewide Speakers Bureau program. The deadline for the application is April 25, 2014. The Speakers Bureau is one of Humanities Washington’s oldest and most popular programs. A roster of cultural experts and scholars provide low-cost, high-quality public presentations across the state, encouraging audiences to think, learn, and engage in conversation. These diverse and engaging speakers cover a variety of topics, including popular culture, photography, architecture, literature, food, film, and history. Speakers are carefully selected based on their subject-matter expertise and ability to offer fascinating content and insight on the topics presented. Humanities Washington, in keeping with its mission to spark conversation and critical thinking using story as a catalyst, selects speakers who can engage communities in conversations that will deepen people’s understanding of the topics presented and broaden the audience’s perspectives.