About the Vermont Humanities Council

Because Ideas Matter

Recent Press Coverage

Annual Fall Conference

Virginia Heffernan to Speak on Internet ‘Magic and Loss’
Seven Days
November 1, 2017

Award-winning author on America’s civil rights era
November 4, 2016

First Wednesdays

Pulitzer winner to speak on desegregation
The Manchester Journal
January 31, 2018

NPR’s Siegel Talks Trump, Role of Media
The Middlebury Campus
November 8, 2017

Looking Back At 40 Years Of Radio With Robert Siegel Of ‘All Things Considered’
Vermont Public Radio
October 31, 2017

Keene State professor to speak on past immigration issues
Manchester Journal
October 26, 2017


Journalism film series to conclude with ‘Spotlight’
The Commons
February 21, 2018

History Space: Radical abolition in Vermont
The Burlington Free Press
September 2, 2017

The Valley gathers for a night of diversity
The Valley Reporter
April 13, 2017

Humanities Camps

It’s Greek to them
The Commons
August 8, 2016

Anonymous donor gives $30K to fund VT Humanities Council summer camps
The Eagle Times
July 12, 2016

Middle schoolers explore the Olympics at camp
The Stowe Reporter
July 7, 2016

Like gods and goddesses
St. Albans Messenger
June 15, 2016

Ideas on Tap

Ideas Take Center Stage at ArtsRiot This Fall
Seven Days
November 17, 2016

Literacy Programs

McCallum: The Value Of Literacy
Vermont Public Radio
January 11, 2017

Reading and Discussion

Vt. Humanities book discussions return to Rochester Library
Mountain Times
January 24, 2018

Swenson Award

Cassel wins humanities honor
The Rutland Herald
October 13, 2017

Jericho librarian named humanities teacher of the year
The Burlington Free Press
October 18, 2016

Other Initiatives

Attack on Democracy
The Times Argus
April 4, 2017

Lunch & Learn on the First Amendment (Bill of Rights Exhibit)
The Northfield News
February 16, 2017