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    Harvey Amani Whitfield

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    Sun., Feb. 17, 2-3 p.m.

    The University of Vermont professor discusses his writing on slavery in the Maritimes. at Ethan Allen Homestead Museum in Burlington (map). Free.

    Lasse Siurala

    Lasse Siurala

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    Tue., Feb. 19, 6-8:30 p.m.

    Finnish approaches to youth work and development come to the fore in a talk by the European youth policy expert. at University of Vermont Alumni House in Burlington (map). Free.

    'What Truth Sounds Like: A Discussion on Racism'

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    Tue., Feb. 19, 7 p.m.

    Members of St. Mike's faculty and staff participate in a conversation about Michael Eric Dyson's 2018 title What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America. at Dion Family Student Center, Saint Michael's College in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Current Events Conversation

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    Wed., Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Newsworthy subjects take the spotlight in this informal discussion. at Dorothy Alling Memorial Library in Williston. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Sue Morse

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    Wed., Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m.

    NEW DATE. Animal lovers eat up the illustrated talk "Wild Cousins of Our Best Friends: Wolves, Coyotes and Foxes." at Plainfield Town Hall Opera House in Plainfield. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Ignite Talks

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    Wed., Feb. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.

    A diverse lineup of speakers shares exciting and educational stories on a wide range of topics. at Vermont Comedy Club in Burlington (map). $5.

    TEDx Brownell Library

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    Wed., Feb. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Lifelong learners watch TED Talk videos centered on the question "Are we biased?" at Brownell Library in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Sara Helms Cahan

    Sara Helms Cahan

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    Thu., Feb. 21, 12 p.m.

    Listeners may find that they have more in common with ants than they thought when the associate professor gives a talk on the foreign and familiar behaviors of the hardworking insects. at Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). Regular admission, $3-10; free for members, faculty, staff, students and kids 6 and under.

    Lunch & Learn

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    Thu., Feb. 21, 12 p.m.

    Stephen McArthur of Rootstock Publishing reads into Charles Zachariah Goldberg's memoir Tales of Bialystok: A Jewish Journey From Czarist Russia to America. at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington (map). $6.

    Rick Winston

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    Thu., Feb. 21, 12-1 p.m.

    Forgotten history comes to the fore in Red Scare in the Green Mountains: The McCarthy Era in Vermont 1946-1960, discussed by the author in a Third Thursday talk. at Vermont History Museum in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Roosevelt Montás

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    Thu., Feb. 21, 4:30 p.m.

    Speaking as part of the Sutherland Lecture series, the Columbia University scholar schools attendees on "Liberal Education and Human Freedom." at Dion Family Student Center, Saint Michael's College in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). Free.

    Geshe Thubten Sherab

    Geshe Thubten Sherab

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    Thu., Feb. 21, 6-8 p.m.

    All are welcome to hear "Compassion: A Path to Happiness," a talk presented by the Milarepa Center. at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum in St. Johnsbury. Northeast Kingdom (map). Free.

    Global Talk, Local Taste

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    Thu., Feb. 21, 6 p.m.

    Local beers in hand, activists, scholars and professionals discuss global journalism at a Vermont Council on World Affairs networking gathering. at Switchback Brewing Co. in Burlington (map). Free.

    Shane Eazor

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    Thu., Feb. 21, 7 p.m.

    "Capturing Carbon With Natural Building" outlines how the use of straw, timber and other natural materials can reduce or offset a new home’s carbon footprint. at Yestermorrow Design/Build School in Waitsfield. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map). Free.

    William Tortolano

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    Thu., Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m.

    A blend of visual and audio materials enlivens "The Harlem Renaissance." at Dion Family Student Center, Saint Michael's College in Colchester. Chittenden County (map). Free.
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