“An Evening with E.B. White”, author of Charlotte’s Web
Goodrich Memorial Library, Newport will host Dartmouth professor Nancy Jay Crumbine as she shares excerpts of the work of beloved author E.B. White on June 3 at 7:00 pm. Her talk, "An Evening with E.B. White," is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public. (This event was rescheduled from February 4.)
his exquisite essays in The New Yorker to the beloved children’s classic Charlotte's Web, E.B. White remains the master's master of elegant prose, sophisticated wit, and graceful irreverence. Drawing from his stories, essays, poems, and letters, Crumbine will celebrate White's versatility and enormous legacy.
is a poet and Associate Visiting Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at Dartmouth College. She holds a PhD in philosophy and two Masters degrees in philosophy and religion. She has lectured widely under the auspices of the New Hampshire and Vermont Humanities Councils, the National Council for the Aging, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and religious and education conferences, both in the US and the UK. In addition to her published academic articles, she is the author of Humility, Anger, and Grace: Meditations Toward a Life that Matters.
The Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays series is held on the first Wednesday of every month from October through May in nine communities statewide, featuring speakers of national and regional renown. Talks in Newport are held at Goodrich Memorial Library. All First Wednesdays talks are free and open to the public.The Vermont Department of Libraries is the statewide underwriter of First Wednesdays. “An Evening with E.B. White” is underwritten by Stanstead College. Goodrich Memorial Library is sponsored by Community National Bank, Bill and Nancy Cook, and Newport Renaissance Corporation. Goodrich is handicapped accessible.