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

A Hard Look at America: Summer for the Gods

Established by a newspaper publisher and coinciding with the founding of a journalism school at Columbia University, the Pulitzer Prizes have continually recognized excellence in journalism. The books in this series, comprised of Pulitzer-winning reporting and research, dig deep, revealing facts and stories that continue to be relevant years after they were brought to the surface. Chosen book: Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America’s Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion by Edward J. Larson.

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A Hard Look at America: The Armies of the Night

Established by a newspaper publisher and coinciding with the founding of a journalism school at Columbia University, the Pulitzer Prizes have continually recognized excellence in journalism. The books in this series, comprised of Pulitzer-winning reporting and research, dig deep, revealing facts and stories that continue to be relevant years after they were brought to the surface. Chosen book: Norman Mailer, The Armies of the Night.

Vermont Humanities*** February 9, 2022