Vermont Humanities

Youth in Agriculture: Why It Matters

Vermont Humanities Zoom VT

Greenagers engages young adults in environmental conservation, sustainable farming, and natural resource management. Sarah Monteiro from the Massachusetts non-profit reflects on the importance of getting youth involved in environmental and agricultural industries. 

The Art of the Haiku

Kellogg-Hubbard Library 135 Main St, Montpelier, VT

Poet Keiselim (Keysi) Montás discusses how to read the traditional Japanese poetic form of haiku, illustrated with works from his haiku collection, Like Water.

Dare Not Speak: Autocrats and the Campaign to Silence LGBTQI+ Communities

Kellogg-Hubbard Library 135 Main St, Montpelier, VT

Michael Bosia, a leading scholar on global trans- and homophobia, argues that manufactured “LGBTQI+ peril” helps obscure growing social inequality and the policy failures of politicians who have turned their backs on democratic accountability. In this talk, Bosia focuses on laws and rhetoric that target LGBTQI+ youth, teachers, and allies as part of a global anti-democratic effort.