Ver­mont Hu­man­i­ties Coun­cil Presents First Wed­nes­days Lec­ture

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Dart­mouth pro­fes­sor Nancy Jay Crumbine will ex­am­ine the in­ter­con­nec­tion be­tween cre­ativ­ity and spir­i­tu­al­ity, fo­cus­ing on the work of po­ets Emily Dickinson and An­nie Dil­lard, in a talk at Goodrich Me­mo­rial Li­brary in New­port on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 2. Her talk, “Words, Cre­ativ­ity, and Spir­i­tu­al­ity,” is part of the Ver­mont Hu­man­i­ties Coun­cil’s First Wed­nes­days lec­ture se­ries and takes place at 7 p.m.

Po­etry lovers take no­tice! This open in­vi­ta­tion is es­pe­cially for you. As Nancy speaks about Emily Dickinson and An­nie Dil­lard, she will shed light on the deeper mean­ing be­hind the words and ex­plore the cre­ativ­ity both bring to their work. Gain an ap­pre­ci­a­tion of the spir­i­tu­al­ity em­bod­ied in the po­ems. Crumbine is a poet and As­so­ci­ate Vis­it­ing Pro­fes­sor of English at Dart­mouth Col­lege. She holds a PH.D. in phi­los­o­phy and Masters de­grees in phi­los­o­phy and re­li­gion. She is the author of Hu­mil­ity, Anger, and Grace: Med­i­ta­tions To­ward a Life that Mat­ters. Nancy has a pub­lished many pa­pers and ar­ti­cles, is an ac­tor and a pub­lic speaker.

Emily Dickinson will be the topic at

the next First Wed­nes­days lec­ture. Talks in New­port are held at Goodrich Me­mo­rial Li­brary. The Ver­mont Depart­ment of Li­braries is the statewide un­der­writer of First Wed­nes­days. Goodrich Me­mo­rial Li­brary is spon­sored by As­so­ci­ated In­sur­ance, Com­mu­nity National Bank, and New­port City Re­nais­sance Cor­po­ra­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Goodrich Me­mo­rial Li­brary at 802.334.7902, or con­tact the Ver­mont Hu­man­i­ties Coun­cil at 802.262.2626 or info@ver­mon­thu­man­i­ties. org, or visit www.ver­mon­thu­man­i­ties.org

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