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After “Migrant Mother:” The Promise and Peril of the First Green New Deal

December 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm



Please note: due to the Covid-19 crisis, the October, November, and December 2020 First Wednesdays talks will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for these events. Registration for this event will open in mid-November.

Immortalized in Dorothea Lange’s photographs of migrant workers, the Farm Security Administration helped rural Americans improve their lives through small loans and improved farm practices during the Great Depression. Middlebury professor Kathryn Morse explores the program’s successes and failures in relation to our current environmental and social crises.

Kathryn Morse is the John C. Elder Professor in Environmental Studies and Professor of History at Middlebury College.

Underwriter: Husky Injection Molding Systems, Inc.

Partner: Middlebury College and the Mellon Foundation


Vermont Humanities Council
(802) 262-2626