We still need libraries. But what is their role in the age of the internet? And why, in a state with so many beautiful libraries, is it such a challenge to keep them going?
Communities around Vermont will host participatory public readings of the abolitionist Frederick Douglass’s famous Independence Day speech on or around July 4, 2018.
Video: University of Vermont History Professor Emeritus Mark A. Stoler examines the important personal relationship between Britain’s Prime Minister and America’s President during their World War II alliance.
What makes a character memorable? Why do the protagonists in these works of fiction linger long after the last page is turned?
A book of short stories, a memoir and two novels bring us to present day consideration of migration, immigration and refuge.
Video: Georgia O’Keeffe lived 99 years and produced over 2,000 works in her 75-year career. James Maroney, the former Head of American Paintings at both Sotheby’s and Christie’s in New York who conducted her estate appraisal after her death, presents a critical evaluation of her best work.
Humanities Camps will be held in Brattleboro, Burke, Canaan, Fair Haven, Grand Isle, Hartford, Irasburg, Northfield, Richford, Richmond, Springfield, St. Albans, St. Johnsbury, and Stowe in the summer of 2018.
The Spanish-American War and its related conflict in the Philippines marked the debut of the United States as a world power. How have successive wars increased that power – or callled it into question?
These celebrated works illuminate historical eras and professional pursuits long gone by.
This will be an opportunity for readers to refresh their previous knowledge of everyday Greek references, and for some people, a chance to be introduced for the first time to the main thinkers of the Classical Greek period