The theme for the Vermont Council on the Humanities' Annual Autumn
Conference is "Deep Diversity: The Role of the Humanities in Building
Community." The two-day conference will take place at the Sheraton
Burlington Hotel and Conference Center, Saturday and Sunday, November
13 and 14, 1999.
The Center for Research on Vermont is one of a number of cosponsors of the
conference, and a number of Center members will be presenting remarks,
including UVM Political Science Professor Frank Bryan (keynote: "Was
Aristotle Right? Community and Diversity: What Have We Learned), St.
Michael's College Sociology Professor Vince Bolduc (workshop, with Herb
Kessel, on Population and Environment), Center Director and UVM English
Professor Paul Eschholz (workshop on Sense of Place), Vermont Folklife
Center Executive Director Jane Beck (workshop on Storied Power), and
Independent Scholar Jeffrey Aronson (workshop on Connecting).
The conference registration rate (meals included) is $150 (standard) and $75
(student). Each registrant will receive a compilation of readings. Full payment
must accompany registration and be received by the Vermont Council on the
Humanities by Friday, October 29, 1999. (Refund less $50 administrative fee
until October 29, no refund after.)
Overnight accommodations are left to the individual. The Sheraton offers room
discounts to conference participants. Please call 1-800-325-3535.
To register or to request more information, please contact Robin Castle at the
Vermont Council on the Humanities, 200 Park Street, Morrisville, VT 05661-
8659; 802-888-3183; email: <[log in to unmask]>.
Center for Research on Vermont
and Vermont Studies Program
University of Vermont
Nolin House, 589 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05401-3439
Email: [log in to unmask]
Visit the Center's Web site: www.uvm.edu/~crvt