Vermont Reads: Book Discussion with James Sturm
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February 16: 9:30 am
This year’s Vermont Reads book selection, The Most Costly Journey, features the stories of 19 migrant farm workers in Vermont as illustrated by New England cartoonists. It was created by the El Viaje Más Caro Project.
Discussion with James Sturm at Hartford High School & virtual gathering at the Quechee Library (zoom link also available upon request) A multi-generational talk about the art of the graphic novel and how it lends itself to portraying personal stories, difficult issues and historical events.
Learn more about Vermont Reads and the creation of The Most Costly Journey here.
Poet Sarah Audsley joined us at the Taconic Mountains Ramble State Park for Words in the Woods.
Humanities Camps are filled with reading and writing projects, field trips, and outdoor activities.
We won a 2020 Schwartz Prize for best public humanities programming in the U.S. for Vermont Reads 2019: “March: Book One.”
We supported Historic New England’s “More than a Market” project that explored the experiences of new Americans through food markets.
Our free public events help bring the power of the humanities to communities across Vermont.