Objectivity in the Fake News Era @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Objectivity in the Fake News Era @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Jane Lindholm of Vermont Public Radio to talk about objectivity in the era of fake news. Can you spot fake news? Is journalism increasingly challenged in this so-called post-truth era? This talk will provide ways for listeners to ensure that the news they get is accurate, and[...]
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
How to Deal with North Korea’s Nuclear and Missile Challenges @ Manchester Community Library
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Yangmo Ku, Acting Director of The Peace and War Center at Norwich University, to talk about North Korea. Arguably, the North Korean nuclear/missile problem is currently one of the most challenging U.S. foreign policy issues, because the nation can directly threaten the U.S. mainland unless the issue[...]
Notes from the Field: Sporting Art by Ogden Pleissner @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Jun 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Notes from the Field: Sporting Art by Ogden Pleissner @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Katie Wood Kirchhoff, the associate curator at Shelburne Museum, to talk about artist Ogden Pleissner. What do a pair of Bean boots, a tuxedo, and a deerstalker hat have in common? Join us as we investigate archival treasures that illuminate the hunting and fishing pictures of Ogden[...]
Birds of Summer @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Jun 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Birds of Summer @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Ahhh, the birds of summer! Who are they, where are they, and what are they up to during the summer? Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Bird Diva, Bridget Butler, for an evening talk about birding during the summer months. We’ll take a look at interesting behaviors, family dynamics and drama, and the[...]
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ethan Allen’s Capture of Fort Ticonderoga and the Battle of Bennington @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes historian Richard Smith to tell the thrilling story about Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys leaving Bennington and traveling north through Manchester to Fort Ticonderoga. The fort was then captured on May 10, 1775 for “America’s First Victory.” Two years later in 1777, British General Burgoyne[...]
The Treaty of Versailles @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Jun 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The Treaty of Versailles @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Derek Boothby, Former Director of the United Nations Department of Political Affairs, to talk about The Treaty of Versailles, which is marking 100 years since its signing. This Treaty which concluded the First World War laid the blame for the war squarely on Germany and its allies,[...]
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Beethoven Two, Tchaikovsky One: A Pre-Concert Talk @ Manchester Community Library
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) will host a combination talk and performance of several pieces by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. First, composer Erik Nielsen will talk about Beethoven’s Opus 13 piano sonata, commonly known as Sonata Pathétique, which was written in 1798, when the composer was 27 years old. It has remained one of[...]
In Conversation with Composer Christopher Theofanidis @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Jul 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
In Conversation with Composer Christopher Theofanidis @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) will host a conversation with composer Christopher Theofanidis. On July 11th, Manchester Music Festival (MMF) features the world premiere of an original composition by Theofanidis, Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet. MMF’s Artistic Director Adam Neiman will conduct the interview, with Christopher discussing his compositional process and detailing[...]
Once the Guns Fell Silent: Germany between Versailles and Hitler @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Jul 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Once the Guns Fell Silent: Germany between Versailles and Hitler @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Dr. Mark Szuchman to talk about life in Germany between the cessation of fighting in November 1918 and the ascent of Adolf Hitler as Chancellor in February 1933. The post-war years in Germany signaled a seemingly continuous struggle to make sense of politics, the economy, indeed of[...]