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English professors lead reading on BLM

English professors lead reading on BLM

Anna Kolosky, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

Small video chat boxes mark out the different people present as English Professor Gregory Bottoms waits for everyone to arrive. Unlike usual university events, this one is held online in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines but is still surrounded by the same excitement. On Sept 30, UVM’s English...

Professor explores race and inspiration in new book

Emily Bernard delivers a reading of a sample of essays from her new book “Black is The Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time and Mine” Jan. 30. at Phoenix Books. The book is a collection of essays that narrate her experiences as a black woman, a daughter, an adoptive mother and an educator.

Sarah Robinson, Senior Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

The author took her place behind the podium to face a crowd of friends, colleagues, students and strangers. The applause died down, and the author smiled. “I’ll try not to cry,” she said.  English professor Emily Bernard is the author of “Black is The Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s T...

Symposium addresses cultural pluralism

Kelsey Neubauer, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015

 UVM’s devotion to cultural pluralism is promoted through education for students and faculty, according to the UVM website. Dr. Lacretia Johnson Flash, the senior advisor and chief of staff to the vice president for human resources, diversity and multicultural affairs hosted UVM’s eighth annual Bl...

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