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Caroline Korejko

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June 2019

Book Discussion: Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris

June 20
7:00 pm

Part of the Legacy of Racism series. This series features recent Pulitzer Prize-winning works that consider the American legacy of racism through four genres. Read More »

July 2019

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – North Hero

July 6
2:00 pm

Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Community members are invited to witness and/or join in the reading. Copies of the speech will be provided. Read More »

Book Discussion: The Underground Railroad by Raymond Bial

July 18
7:00 pm

This series features recent Pulitzer Prize-winning works that consider the American legacy of racism through four genres. Read More »

August 2019

Of Wheelmen, the New Woman, and Good Roads: Bicycling in Vermont, 1880-1920

August 5
7:00 pm
Image of 1893 bicycle club

In this lecture, UVM professor Luis Vivanco explores the fascinating early history of the bicycle in Vermont, a new invention that generated widespread curiosity when it arrived here in the 1880s. Read More »

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Book Discussion: Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King

August 8
7:00 pm

This series features recent Pulitzer Prize-winning works that consider the American legacy of racism through four genres. Read More »

September 2019

Daisy Turner’s Kin

September 7
7:00 pm
Image of Turner woman

Vermont folklorist Jane Beck shares the story of the Turner family, a multi-generational saga spanning two centuries, played out across three continents. The saga was related to Jane Beck by Daisy Turner, who also shared her own life story, a powerful and rare account of the African American experience in New England from the 1880s forward. Read More »

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