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    Margo Caulfield

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    Thu., Nov. 15, 12 p.m.

    The author of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: The Writer Who Changed History shares her knowledge in the Third Thursday talk "'I Wrote and Waited': Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Life in Cavendish, Vermont." Bring a lunch. Room 133. at University Heights South, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). Free.

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    Thu., Nov. 15, 12 p.m.

    Brattleboro State Senator Becca Balint and State Representative Emily Kornheiser examine the political landscape in their talk, "Women and Authority." at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington (map). $6.

    Attila Toth

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    Thu., Nov. 15, 7 p.m.

    Hailing from the Slovak University of Agriculture, the assistant professor plants seeds of knowledge in "How Does Your Stormwater Grow?: Examining Green Infrastructure in Europe." Social hour, 6 p.m.; presentation, 7 p.m. at The Gallery at Main Street Landing in Burlington (map). Free.

    Ibram X. Kendi

    Ibram X. Kendi

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    Fri., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.

    In 2016, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, then 34 years old, became the youngest person ever to win the National Book Award for Nonfiction for his second book, Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. A professor of history and international relations and founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University in Washington, D.C., Kendi brings his breadth of knowledge to the 45th annual Vermont Humanities Fall Conference. Members of the public are invited to listen in on Kendi’s keynote address “Racist Ideas in America: From Slavery to Black Lives Matter.” at Ira Allen Chapel, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). Free.

    Nan O'Brien Webb

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    Sun., Nov. 18, 3-5:30 p.m.

    In the first installment of her NOW! Lecture series, the speaker discusses "Intellectual Spiritualism: Understanding the Role of Spiritual Order in a Practical World." at Film House, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington (map). $25-30.

    Randall Harp & Julia Vallera

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    Wed., Nov. 28, 7 p.m.

    Technology and philosophy meet in "More Data More Problems: On Tracking, Consent and Control of Personally Identifying Information." at Generator in Burlington (map). Free. Buy Tickets
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