Vermont Humanities

Speakers Bureau Presenters

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Speakers Bureau

Booking a Talk

    1. Browse the catalog of topics, and review our Speakers Bureau Guidelines and FAQs.
    2. Contact a speaker to set a tentative date and time, and discuss any special arrangements.
    3. Request the program using our online form at least six weeks in advance. We’ll respond within one week.

Presenters A to Z

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Jane Beck

Jane, founder and former executive director of the Vermont Folklife Center, is the author of Daisy Turner’s Kin, An African American Family Saga, based on sixty interviews with the daughter of slaves.

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Tim Brookes

A graduate of Pembroke College, Oxford, Tim is the director of the Professional Writing Program at Champlain College and founder of the Endangered Alphabets Project.

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Nancy Marie Brown

Nancy is the author of six general interest books and one young adult novel, and spends part of each summer in Iceland leading history and horseback tours.

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Stephen Collins

Stephen Collins received a BA in Literature from UMass Boston. Recently he has been teaching seminars on Whitman, Hardy, Shakespeare, Frost, and Contemporary Poetry at various locations, in addition to performing.

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Damian Costello

Damian Costello specializes in the intersection of Catholic theology, Indigenous spiritual traditions, and colonial history. He is an international expert on the life and legacy of Nicholas Black Elk.

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Philip Crossman

Philip Crossman has spent most of his life teaching the humanities to high school and college students. His interest in Middle Eastern history was sparked by several years he spent working in Jerusalem.

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Yvonne Daley

Yvonne Daley is the author of six nonfiction books, including “Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks and Radicals Moved to Vermont.”

Vermont Humanities*** December 1, 2021