April 6 at 7 pm: UVM professor Major Jackson reads from his new book, Roll Deep, and discusses how poetry not only serves as a record of our existence but also enlarges us as human beings. Underwriter: Carole and Geof Gaddis.
May 4 at 7 pm: How do we develop mindfulness and a compassionate optimism about a highly imperfect world? Author Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath discusses the Buddhist model for remaining fully engaged in the ups and downs of everyday life.
February 3 at 7 pm: Dartmouth professor Allen Koop describes how America’s troubled, promising, and unique health care system has been shaped not only by developments in medicine but also by social forces, economics, politics, and historical surprises. Underwriter: Union Institute & University, MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling