Amherst College professor Ilan Stavans will explore the impact that immigrants have had on American culture in a talk at Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro on October 7.
His talk, "Becoming Americans," is part of the Vermont Humanities Council's First Wednesdays lecture series and takes place at 7 p.m.
Upcoming Brattleboro talks include "Daddy's War" with Dartmouth College professor Irene Kacandes on November 4; "Hamlet Contemplates the Bust of Aristotle, or Was the Prince's Education of Any Use to Him?" with Dartmouth professor Peter Saccio on December 2; and "Projecting Leadership: Art Used for Political Ends" with Dartmouth art historian Jane Carroll on January 6.
For more information, contact the library at 254-5290, the Humanities Council at 262-2626 , email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.vermonthumanities.org.