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Reinventing the Family Home

APRIL 5 • Erin Sassin
Middlebury College professor Erin Sassin examines how American reformers and homeowners have, in pursuit of “the simple life,” attempted to reinvent the form and idea of the single-family home, from farmhouses and communal experiments to the current tiny house phenomenon.
Underwriter: Crosby-Gannett Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation

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The Science of Happiness

OCTOBER 5 • Catherine Sanderson

Amherst College professor Catherine Sanderson describes cutting-edge research from the field of positive psychology on the factors that do (and do not) predict happiness, and shares practical ways to increase one’s own psychological well-being. A UVM Humanities Center Lecture on Happiness.
Underwriter: University of Vermont Humanities Center

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