Vermont Humanities Council Presents First Wednesdays Lecture
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