Apologies for duplicate messages.
This week the Regional Educational Technology Network (RETN), the
Center for Research on Vermont's public-access television partner, will
broadcast two Center-sponsored programs:
(1) "New Perspectives on the Peopling of
Vermont," which was organized and moderated by Vermont State
Archaeologist Giovanna Peebles and includes the presentation of several
"Recession of the Laurentide Ice Sheet Across
Vermont: Newly Exposed Landscapes for Vermont's Earliest People" by
Stephen Wright, University of Vermont (UVM) Geology Department;
"Vermont's Earliest Pioneers: New Glimpses into
Vermont's Paleo-Indian Occupations" by Francis "Jess" Robinson, UVM
Consulting Archaeology Program and Vermont Archaeological Society;
"Deep Time in Wobanakik: A Sovereignist Approach
to Peopling the Dawnland" by Frederick Wiseman, Abenaki Nation and
Johnson State College.
The program, which runs for two hours, can be viewed on Comcast Cable
on Channel 16 (both North and South) as follows:
Monday, July 7, 2008 at 11 A.M.
at 8 P.M.
repeats at midnight
The program was originally presented as part of "New Discoveries and
Current Issues in Vermont Archaeology," a symposium honoring the legacy
of James B. Petersen (1954-2005), UVM Professor of Anthropology, which
was held at the University of Vermont on November 3, 2006. The day-long
event was cosponsored by the UVM Anthropology Department, UVM Center
for Research on Vermont, UVM Consulting Archaeology Program, Vermont
Agency of Commerce and Community Development, and Vermont
Archaeological Society. For a detailed description, please visit the
Center's Web site at <www.uvm.edu/~crvt>.
(2) "The Taste of Maple Syrup: Past, Present, and
Future" by Amy Trubek, Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of
Vermont (UVM), with additional remarks by Montserrat Almena-Aliste
(Nutrition and Food Sciences, UVM) and Lee Corbett (Graduate Student,
The program, which has a runtime of 1:12, can be viewed on
Comcast Cable on Channel 16 (both North and South) as follows:
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 at 11 A.M.
at 8 P.M.
The program, which was cosponsored with the Friends of Special
Collections, was originally presented as #212 in the Center's ongoing
Research-in-Progress Seminar Series on April 10, 2008. For a detailed
description, please visit the Center's Web site at <www.uvm.edu/~crvt>.
People who are outside of the RETN broadcast area
(see below) may view these and other recent Center videos on demand on
their computers. To do this, point your browser at <www.retn.org>
and click on /Center for Research on Vermont/ on the lefthand column. A
number of Center programs will appear on a menu among which you may
select. You may also choose among Broadband Video, Dial-Up Video, and
Audio Only, depending on the capability of your browser.
In addition, videotapes of many Center programs may be borrowed from
the Center's Video Library upon request. Please visit our Web site at
for more information about the programs that are available on
For more information about RETN's schedule, please visit
the RETN Web
site at <www.retn.org>
or contact RETN directly at 802-654-7980. The schedule is usually the
same for both RETN North (Comcast Channel 16 in Burlington, Essex,
Essex Junction, Williston, and Winooski) and RETN South (Comcast
Channel 16 in Charlotte, Ferrisburgh, Hinesburg, Shelburne, and
Coordinator, Center for Research on Vermont
and Vermont Studies Program
University of Vermont
589 Main Street, Nolin House
Burlington, VT 05401-3439
Email: <[log in to unmask]>;
Fax: 802-656-8518; Web site: <www.uvm.edu/~crvt>