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Ira Allen Chapel

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26 University Place
Burlington, VT 05405 United States
(802) 656-3131

October 2019

Eleanor Roosevelt: Hammering Out Human Rights

October 11
7:00 pm
Ira Allen Chapel, Burlington

2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). This historic document drafted under the leadership of Eleanor Roosevelt has stood the test of time, as a testament to the enduring universality of the values of equality, justice, peace, and human dignity. To celebrate the anniversary, the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the University of Vermont host guest speaker Dr. Blanche Wiesen Cook, professor and author of a three-volume, definitive biography of Eleanor Roosevelt. Read More »

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November 2019

Kiese Laymon

November 15
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ira Allen Chapel, Burlington
Kiese Laymon

In his observant, often hilarious work, Kiese Laymon does battle with the personal and the political: race and family, body and shame, poverty and place. He is the author of the powerful and provocative memoir "Heavy." Read More »

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