First WednesdaysA Humanities Lecture Series, October through May
Brattleboro First Wednesdays
Program Underwriters: Jack and Mary Ellen Bixby, Carole and Geof Gaddis, Chroma Technology, Crosby-Gannett Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation, Vermont Council on World Affairs
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All First Wednesdays events are free and open to the public!
Brooks Memorial Library, Brattleboro
Amherst professor Judith Frank discusses Edward P. Jones’ 2003 Pulitzer-winning novel The Known World, described as “a masterpiece that deserves a place in the American literary canon,” and considers what its unusual approach to characterization can tell us about slavery, personhood, and novel-reading. Read More »