First Wednesdays

A Humanities Lecture Series, October through May

St. Johnsbury First Wednesdays

Venue: St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury
Library phone: (802) 748-8291
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First Wednesdays talks will resume in October, 2017.

Our 2016-2017 First Wednesdays season has ended. We’ll announce the 2017-2018 lectures in August, and the new series will begin in October.

Watch a video from the 2016-2017 First Wednesdays season

In this talk, journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Rumor of War Philip Caputo reflects on how, in his work, war is a context in which our contradictory natures play out, often with stark clarity.

This video was recorded at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum in St. Johnsbury, VT on October 5, 2016.

See more recorded 2016-2017 First Wednesdays talks.