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Academic Speaker Series

The mission of the Academic Speaker Series is to promote the intellectual environment of the College and to facilitate discussion of important issues in the community.

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. The College would like to thank Brattleboro Community Television for recording and broadcasting these presentations. 

Fall 2022 Schedule

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Practice and Process
Tuesday, September 27, 5 p.m.
Brooks M. O’Brien Auditorium, Lewis Academic Building
Destiny Palmer, MFA 

Boston-based artist Destiny Palmer will discuss her public art and studio-based practice that function as places to create dialogue and make space for investigation. Palmer will share how her practice has ebb and flowed to what it has become now, centered around color, abstraction and history.


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Contemporary College Students Successfully Navigating Intersections of [Dis] Ability, Gender, Sexuality, Race, and Class
Wednesday, October 12, 9:30 a.m.
Brooks M. O’Brien Auditorium, Lewis Academic Building
Annemarie Vaccaro, Ph.D.

In this session, the audience will hear rich stories and lessons learned from college students on multiple campuses in the United States. Dr. Annemarie Vaccaro will invite the audience to imagine ways intersectionality might inform their own experiences at Landmark College and beyond

**This event is only open to the Landmark College community and will not be recorded.


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New England Gothic
Tuesday, November 1, 5 p.m.
Brooks M. O’Brien Auditorium, Lewis Academic Building
Adrienne Major, Ph.D.

There’s a rich heritage behind New England Horror that is honestly come-by. From its roots in the Salem Witch Trials, New England authors have called upon the horrors of the natural world, the horrors of unquestioning tradition to play upon our senses and to question the values of certainty.


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