Vermont Humanities

Jill Mudgett

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Speakers Bureau

Image of Jill MudgettJill Mudgett is a cultural historian with an interest in the connection between the people and the environment of northern New England. She holds a Ph.D. in American history and has experience in interdisciplinary studies and is engaged in collaborative scholarship with other Vermont researchers. She is an occasional commentator on Vermont Public Radio and is interested in public history outreach.

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Talks by Jill Mudgett

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Murder in the Vermont Woods: A Story About Race, Class, and Gender in the 19th Century

Tells the story of an Indigenous man from southern New England who came to central Vermont during the late 19th century and was the victim of a murder.

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The Hills of Home: Mountains and Identity in Vermont History

Jill Mudgett explores evolving human ideas about Vermont’s mountain topography, explaining how environmental understandings changed throughout history.

Vermont Humanities*** June 27, 2016