Vermont Humanities

Reading and Discussion Events

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Reading and Discussion

These Reading and Discussion events are hosted by libraries and non-profits across Vermont. All are open to the public. Vermont organizations can book talks by browsing our Reading and Discussion catalog. Vermont Humanities provides the books, and trained scholars lead each session.

Upcoming Reading and Discussion Events

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Live Event

Gastronomy: Novels about Food and Culture

One of the most tantalizing ways to learn about a culture is through its food. The mouth-watering novel Crescent by Diana Abu-Jaber highlights how what we eat is closely aligned with who we are.

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Live Event

The Divine Comedy

Dante ALighieri’s poetic materpeice The Divine Comedy is a moving and imaginative tale exploring the human soul in the after-life. The book will be read and discussed in 3 sections.

Vermont Humanities*** February 9, 2022