Digital Programs

Podcasts, videos, and other online resources.

Featured Content

Eleanor Jones Harvey, the author of Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature and Culture, illuminates Humboldt’s lasting impression on American visual arts, sciences, literature, and politics.

The talk is part of our free Fall Conference: “Democracy 20/20.” View all of the sessions recorded for the conference.

Digital Programs

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Fall Conference Recorded Sessions

Videos from our free 2020 Fall Conference “Democracy 20/20.” View talks.

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Upcoming Digital Events

Free lectures, discussions, and workshops, presented on our website and social media channels. See list of events.

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Before Your Time Podcast Series

Exploring Vermont’s history, one object at a time. Produced with the Vermont Historical Society. See list of episodes.

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The Portable Humanist Podcast Series

Listen to Vermont Humanities talks and learn when you’re on the go. View list of episodes.

Recent Digital Posts

My Brigadista Year: A Democratic Ideal Amidst a Movement

My Brigadista Year: A Democratic Ideal Amidst a Movement

Katherine Paterson, the author of “Bridge to Terabithia,” “The Great Gilly Hopkins” and other beloved books, joins Vermont Humanities Executive Director Christopher Kaufman Ilstrup to talk about her trips to Cuba and her 2017 Young Adult novel, “My Brigadista Year.“

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Democracy Knitting Circle with Eve Jacobs-Carnahan

Democracy Knitting Circle with Eve Jacobs-Carnahan

Knit Democracy Together is a modern take on historical knitting circles like those that supported the abolitionist and suffragist movements. At a time when people are losing confidence in government, this project creates a positive model of democracy.

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