First Wednesdays Lecture Series Begins September 27

The Vermont Humanities Council’s popular First Wednesdays statewide lecture series begins a new season of diverse talks with renowned scholars this fall. New Yorker humorist and writer Calvin Trillin kicks off the season on the special date of September 27 with his talk “The Writing Life” at UVM’s Ira Allen Chapel.

First Wednesdays Lecture Series begins October 5

The Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series kicks off its fifteenth season October 5 at nine sites statewide with a slate of renowned scholars, including Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson, former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins, NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio, Vermont author Katherine Paterson, and acclaimed Civil War historian David Blight.