Vermont Humanities

When Cultures Meet: First Contact in the Lake Champlain Basin

Wake Robin Retirement Community 200 Wake Robin Dr, Shelburne, VT, United States

In 1609, Frenchman Samuel de Champlain became the first European to visit the 110-mile lake that now bears his name. (In 1608, Champlain had founded Quebec City.) In fiction and nonfiction, the series explores the ramifications of contact between Europeans and the native inhabitants in the Champlain Basin and New England generally, and the ensuing history of the region.

When Cultures Meet: First Contact in the Lake Champlain Basin

Wake Robin Retirement Community 200 Wake Robin Dr, Shelburne, VT, United States

In 1609, Frenchman Samuel de Champlain became the first European to visit the 110-mile lake that now bears his name. (In 1608, Champlain had founded Quebec City.) In fiction and nonfiction, the series explores the ramifications of contact between Europeans and the native inhabitants in the Champlain Basin and New England generally, and the ensuing history of the region.

Book Discussion: The Given Day by Dennis Lehane

Wake Robin Retirement Community 200 Wake Robin Dr, Shelburne, VT, United States

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle. Led by Rachael Cohen.

Book Discussion: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich

Wake Robin Retirement Community 200 Wake Robin Dr, Shelburne, VT, United States

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle. Led by Rachael Cohen.

Book Discussion: Out of this Furnace by Thomas Bell

Wake Robin Retirement Community 200 Wake Robin Dr, Shelburne, VT, United States

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle. Led by Rachael Cohen.

Book Discussion: Storming Heaven by Denise Giardina

Wake Robin Retirement Community 200 Wake Robin Dr, Shelburne, VT, United States

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle. Led by Rachael Cohen.

Book Discussion: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich

Wake Robin Retirement Community 200 Wake Robin Dr, Shelburne, VT, United States

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle. Led by Rachael Cohen.

Book Discussion: The Given Day by Dennis Lehane

Wake Robin Retirement Community 200 Wake Robin Dr, Shelburne, VT, United States

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle. Led by Rachael Cohen.

Book Discussion: Storming Heaven by Denise Giardina

Wake Robin Retirement Community 200 Wake Robin Dr, Shelburne, VT, United States

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle. Led by Rachael Cohen.

Book Discussion: Out of this Furnace by Thomas Bell

Wake Robin Retirement Community 200 Wake Robin Dr, Shelburne, VT, United States

This series examines, through excellent works of fiction, the formation of unions in different industries, the often cruel and callous calculus behind labor negotiations, and the people who suffered, fought, and died as part of the labor battle. Led by Rachael Cohen.