Vermont Civics Collaborative

Public humanities programs on civic and electoral participation

Civics Collaborative Events

Tue 26

*DIGITAL* Why Does the Electoral College Matter?

January 26
7:00 pm
When the national vote and the electoral vote reach different conclusions, as happened in 2016, voters on the losing side cry foul. Why do we have an electoral college in the first place? Read More »
Tue 02

*DIGITAL* Why Does Robust Dialogue Matter?

February 2
7:00 pm
Due to the pandemic, many cities and towns are forgoing Town Meeting in favor of voting by Australian ballot. What do we lose when we can’t deliberate? Read More »
Tue 09

*DIGITAL* Why Does Our Complex Humanity Matter?

February 9
7:00 pm
We’ll consider the advantages and disadvantages of highlighting group identity in electoral politics. Is there still a place for eloquence and wit in our political strategies? Read More »