Events

Upcoming Events

February 4, 2015

UVM professor Emily Bernard will look at the transformation of beloved poet and activist Maya Angelou in a talk at Brownell Library in Essex Junction on February 7 at 7:00 pm. Her talk, “Delicious to the Ear: The Inspiring Voice of Maya Angelou,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.

Past Events

January 7, 2015

UVM professor Emily Bernard will look at the transformation of beloved poet and activist Maya Angelou in a talk at Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro on January 7 at 7:00 pm. Her talk, “Delicious to the Ear: The Inspiring Voice of Maya Angelou,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.

August 18-24, 2014

The Greensboro Arts Alliance and Residency’s Writer’s Forum seeks to give both established and burgeoning writers the opportunity to live and breathe the Greensboro tradition. Over a week in August, fifteen established writers as well as a host of aspirants will gather together. Led by program curator Dr. Sara Dillon, authors of prose and verse will work together through collaborative workshops and open readings to examine the universal influence of tradition, heritage, and place in literature.

Wednesday-Friday, May 7-9, 2014

Join us at The Peace & Justice Center on May 7th and 9th for two 90-minute workshops where participants will discuss “The New Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander. The discussion, based on the UU Common Read program, will be facilitated by UVM English Professor Emily Bernard Ph.D.

Thursday, August 18-24, 2014

“On Thursday at noon, we welcome back alumna fellow Emily Bernard for a Hutchins Center Lunchtime Talk on ‘Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait in Black and White.'”

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Emily will discuss Carl Van Vechten and her book at the Bookstock Literary Festival in Woodstock, VT at 1PM in the Woodstock History Center.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Emily will lead a book discussion around Some of My Best Friends.  The event will take place in the Local History Room of Fletcher Free Library.  Free copies of this book may be obtained at the circulation desk.  Bring your ideas, your friends, and your questions!

Thursday, November 8, 2012

“On August 7, 1994, a deranged man brutally stabbed seven people in a New Haven cafe. Award-winning writers Emily Bernard and Bruce Shapiro, both critically injured that night, pondered the attack in essays written nearly two decades apart. Join them for a conversation about crime, memory, and the long shadow of violence, moderated by Nicholas Lemann, dean of Columbia Journalism School.”

The event will take place on Thursday, November 8, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Columbia Journalism School. For additional information, click here.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Emily will be speaking and participating in a panel at this year’s Boston’s Book Festival in Copley Square.  She will be part of a panel discussing black culture, particularly the influence of music.

Wednesday, September 27, 2012

Emily will be speaking at Fisk University on September 27 at 6:00pm in the Appleton Room in Jubilee Hall.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Emily will be discussing her latest book, Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance, at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, in Baltimore, MD, in the Poe Room of the Central Library branch on October 9 at 6:30pm.
Sunday, September 23, 2012

Reading from Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait in Black and White at 1 P.M. at Phoenix Books in downtown Burlington as part of the Burlington Book Festival.

Phoenix Books is located at 191 Bank Street in downtown Burlington.  There is a parking garage across the street, as well as metered parking throughout downtown.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Reading from Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait in Black and White from 5:30-6:30 P.M. at Henderson’s Cafe in the Davis Center at the University of Vermont.

Parking is available in the Jeffords Parking Lot behind the Davis Center. Here are directions.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Book Release Celebration

Fletcher Free Library

235 College Street

Burlington, VT

 

 

Request more information: Patrick at (802)657-4219

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