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March 2020

De-Cruit for Women Veterans at Norwich University (Day Two)

March 22
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The military recruits and trains men and women using a systematic process that “wires” the soldier’s brain for war. DE-CRUIT helps military veterans overcome the obstacles of transitioning from military service back into their communities. This two-part session is open to women veterans. Part of the Trauma, Veterans, and Shakespeare project, supported by a VHC grant, which explores how literature, theatre, and Shakespeare help us to find resilience in the face of trauma. Read More »

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De-Cruit for Veterans at Norwich University (Day One)

March 28
11:00 am – 7:00 pm

The military recruits and trains men and women using a systematic process that “wires” the soldier’s brain for war. DE-CRUIT helps military veterans overcome the obstacles of transitioning from military service back into their communities. Part of the Trauma, Veterans, and Shakespeare project, supported by a VHC grant, which explores how literature, theatre, and Shakespeare help us to find resilience in the face of trauma. Read More »

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De-Cruit for Veterans at Norwich University (Day Two)

March 29
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The military recruits and trains men and women using a systematic process that “wires” the soldier’s brain for war. DE-CRUIT helps military veterans overcome the obstacles of transitioning from military service back into their communities. Part of the Trauma, Veterans, and Shakespeare project, supported by a VHC grant, which explores how literature, theatre, and Shakespeare help us to find resilience in the face of trauma. Read More »

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April 2020

Shakespeare at War/Shakespeare at Peace

April 2
7:30 pm

Norwich University's Pegasus Players will perform selected scenes from Shakespeare on the theme of war, peace, veterans, and trauma. Each performance will be followed by discussions with veterans, scholars, artists, and community members. Performance is free and open to the public. Read More »

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How to Love a Country

April 3
7:00 pm

Richard Blanco reads from his recent poetry collection How to Love a Country, exploring immigration, gun violence, racism, LGBTQ issues, and more, unraveling the fabric of the American narrative in accessible and emotive verses. Blanco will also lead a poetry workshop on Saturday, April 4 at 10:30 am at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Read More »

Shakespeare at War/Shakespeare at Peace

April 3
7:30 pm

Norwich University's Pegasus Players will perform selected scenes from Shakespeare on the theme of war, peace, veterans, and trauma. Each performance will be followed by discussions with veterans, scholars, artists, and community members. Performance is free and open to the public. Read More »

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Poetry Out Loud at Farmer’s Night

April 3
7:30 pm
Vermont State House, Montpelier

Vermont's Poetry Out Loud competition will present its 2020 winners—vocalizing the art of the word in a most compelling way! This event will kick off PoemCity 2020, a month-long celebration of poetry in Montpelier supported by a VHC grant. Read More »

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Shakespeare at War/Shakespeare at Peace

April 4
7:30 pm

Norwich University's Pegasus Players will perform selected scenes from Shakespeare on the theme of war, peace, veterans, and trauma. Each performance will be followed by discussions with veterans, scholars, artists, and community members. Performance is free and open to the public. Read More »

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2020 Weston Playhouse Teachers Workshop

April 7
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Designed for teachers of English, history, humanities, and drama at the high school and college level, this day-long workshop will prepare educators for the fall School Matinee production of An Iliad, written by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, based on Homer's Iliad translated by Robert Fagles. Read More »

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May 2020

Remixing the Humanities: How the Arts Can Help Embed Habit of Equity in the Classroom and Curriculum

May 15
5:00 pm

The current generation of young people is the most diverse in U.S. history—yet are we designing equitable learning contexts and experiences reflective of these demographics? Aysha Upchurch will offer strategies that shake up the old, shift power, and reshape classrooms as places where rigor, equity, and joy can co-exist. This event is FREE, open seating. Open to educators, administrators, and teaching artists. Read More »

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