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6 Lincoln St
Essex Junction, VT 05452 United States

March 2019

Arguing about Civility

March 6
7:00 pm
Brownell Library, Essex Junction
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Middlebury political scientist Sarah Stroup focuses on two questions for both local and national discourse: What topics are suitable for public discussion? And how can we facilitate productive disagreements? She explores how to deliberate hot topics in ways that are respectful and ultimately helpful. Read More »


April 2019


April 10
7:00 pm
Brownell Library, Essex Junction
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The mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart in 1937 often overshadows her accomplishments as a pilot and author. Champlain College professor Nancy Nahra examines the remarkable life of the aviation legend.  Read More »


May 2019

Churchill and Roosevelt: The Personal Element in Their Partnership

May 1
7:00 pm
Brownell Library, Essex Junction
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University of Vermont History Professor Emeritus Mark A. Stoler examines the important personal relationship between Britain’s Prime Minister and America’s President during their World War II alliance. Read More »

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