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South Burlington Public Library (located in University Mall)

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South Burlington, VT 05403 United States
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September 2018

A History of Race

September 8
10:00 am
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Professor William Edelglass will trace the intellectual history of the concept of race in the West, from its prehistory to today. Read More »

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Book Discussion: Black Boy by Richard Wright

September 12
6:30 pm

Throughout the 20th century, African-Americans fled southern states to escape persecution and seek opportunities further north. This series pairs Isabel Wilkerson's masterful history of this Great Migration with fiction and memoir that illuminate the north/south divide. Read More »

October 2018

Book Discussion: Cane by Jean Toomer

Throughout the 20th century, African-Americans fled southern states to escape persecution and seek opportunities further north. This series pairs Isabel Wilkerson's masterful history of this Great Migration with fiction and memoir that illuminate the north/south divide. Read More »

Catching People’s Stories

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Jane Beck has used the recorded interview as her major source of material for exhibits, media and written materials throughout her career. Here she reflects on why people tell stories, what they mean to an individual, and discusses examples of how they are used. Read More »

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November 2018

Book Discussion: In My Father’s House by Ernest J. Gaines

November 14
6:30 pm

Throughout the 20th century, African-Americans fled southern states to escape persecution and seek opportunities further north. This series pairs Isabel Wilkerson's masterful history of this Great Migration with fiction and memoir that illuminate the north/south divide. Read More »

December 2018

Book Discussion: The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

December 12
6:30 pm

Throughout the 20th century, African-Americans fled southern states to escape persecution and seek opportunities further north. This series pairs Isabel Wilkerson's masterful history of this Great Migration with fiction and memoir that illuminate the north/south divide. Read More »

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