The Vermont Humanities Council’s 47th annual Fall Conference takes a clear-eyed look at the theory and practice of democracy, paying special attention to the current state of civic engagement in the United States. How can we work to bring people together when we are so divided?

Democracy 20/20 Teacher Workshops

In connection with the Vermont Humanities Council’s virtual “Democracy 20/20” conference, the Flow of History is offering three digital teacher workshops. They are free of charge and teachers will earn recertification credits. Watch a video recording of a presentation by a scholar ahead of time, and then join Flow historian Alan Berolzheimer for a Zoom workshop to discuss the presentation and consider classroom applications. There is no cost, but preregistration is required. Follow the links below.

November 12, 4:30-5:30 pm
Catherine Sanderson, “Merely Bystanders: The Psychology of Courage and Inaction”

November 19, 4:30-5:30 pm
Harold Holzer, “The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media”

December 3, 4:30-5:30 pm
Meg Mott, “Women’s Suffrage: Moral Advancement or Politics as Usual?”