Vermont Humanities

Speakers Bureau

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Speakers Bureau

Our Speakers Bureau provides informative and thought-provoking presentations by scholars and experts on diverse humanities topics. These rich experiences are accessible for Vermont non-profit organizations to present in their community for a small fee.

Browse our Catalog

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Speakers Bureau Talks

Browse our list of 58 different Speakers Bureau talks, contact the speaker, then request a program using our online form at least six weeks in advance.

Speakers Bureau presenter Rajnii Eddins

Speakers Bureau Presenters

After choosing a talk from the catalog, contact the speaker to set a tentative date and time, and discuss any special arrangements. Then request the program using our online form.

After Requesting a Program

  1. Publicize the event once it’s been approved. Contact the speaker to confirm. We’ll mail you a packet of promotional materials and paperwork.
  2. Host the event: provide a comfortable space, introduce the speaker, and encourage attendees to sign in and share feedback.
  3. Submit our online Host Survey, and mail the program fee and paperwork to Vermont Humanities.
Author Rebecca Rupp speaking in front of a room in Woodstock

Because Vermont Humanities subsidizes these programs, it allows us to fulfill our mission of offering free educational experiences to the broader community. We’re really grateful for it.

Jennie Shurtleff
Woodstock History Center


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