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We hope that you enjoy these recorded videos from our programs, including our First Wednesdays series of free public lectures, which offers up to 72 talks between October and May each year.

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Fall Festival Videos

Every fall since 1974, Vermont Humanities has explored a humanities topic in depth at our annual fall conference. Browse videos recorded at recent conferences, including our 2021 conference on the humanities and climate change.

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Snapshot Videos

Browse recordings of our First Wednesdays public humanities lectures from our current and previous seasons. Please note that it can sometimes take several weeks for a recorded talk to be made available for viewing after the event.

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Words in the Woods Videos

Our seasonal “Words in the Woods” program allows Vermonters and visitors to enjoy our state’s natural beauty while listening to and reading literature in the outdoors. During the pandemic we have offered some of these events as recorded videos hosted by Vermont poets.

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Civics Collaborative Videos

In 2021, Vermont Humanities took part in the nationwide “Why it Matters: Civics and Electoral Participation” initiative sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Federation for State Humanities Councils.

Vermont Humanities*** December 1, 2021