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Kellogg-Hubbard Library

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Montpelier, VT 05602 United States
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January 2019

Mad Men and Mad Women: The Construction of Gender in Mid-Century America

January 2, 2019
7:00 pm
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Using AMC’s TV series Mad Men as an introduction, Middlebury professor Joyce Mao examines the Cold War foundations of gender in the US at the dawn of the 1960s, when the federal government and corporate America indelibly shaped middle-class masculinity and femininity. Read More »

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March 2019

Virtue and Vice: The World of Vermeer’s Women

March 6, 2019
7:00 pm
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Dartmouth professor Jane Carroll examines the stories of courtship, seduction, and virtue portrayed and the encoded messages presented in the works of 17th-century Dutch painter Jan Vermeer. Read More »

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April 2019

Emily Dickinson: Poet of New England

April 3, 2019
7:00 pm
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Emily Dickinson lived her entire life in Amherst, Massachusetts. One of the greatest American poets, and probably the most important woman poet of all time, she was also a quintessential New England poet. UVM professor emeritus Huck Gutman explores what Dickinson can teach us. Read More »

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May 2019

The Architecture of Montpelier

May 1, 2019
7:00 pm
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Vermont State Curator David Schutz explores Montpelier’s rich architectural history. He will follow his First Wednesdays program with a walking tour of Montpelier on Saturday, May 4, beginning at the library at 10:00 am. Read More »

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The Architecture of Montpelier Walking Tour

May 4, 2019
10:00 am
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Vermont State Curator David Schutz follows his May 1 First Wednesdays program with a walking tour of Montpelier. Read More »

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