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Last Tuesdays at 7
March 30 @ 7:00 pm
The second in a new KVML monthly discussion series, on March 30th KVML will discuss The Unsettling of America by Wendell Berry with a distinguished panel of guests. An acclaimed novelist, environmentalist and farmer, in The Unsettling Berry argues for the benefits of a deeper connection to the land and local community, and warns of the consequences of human exploitation. First published in 1977, The Unsettling of America is an American classic that in Berry’s own words “has not had the happy fate of being proved wrong.”
In fact, Berry’s work is every bit as relevant today as ever. Much of today’s agribusiness takes farming out of its cultural context and as a result, Americans have become more estranged from the land that supports it. KVML are thrilled to welcome the following renowned guests to discuss Berry’s work and the over fifty years of activism and art that it has inspired:
Scott Russell Sanders – Award-Winning Author / Distinguished Professor of English, Indiana University / Ph.D. University of Cambridge
Panelists will be on hand to discuss their connection to Berry and his work, and interact with our registered attendees.
Every month in 2021, Last Tuesdays @ 7 will discuss written and spoken works with environmental themes, and the art and activism that they have inspired. [email protected] are free and open to all. KVML encourages all to register here: Eventbrite Registration as space is limited.. [email protected] are hosted by 2021 KVML Program Chair, Drew DeSimone, an actor and screenwriter with a Ph.D. in Astrobiology.
Throughout 2021 KVML brings you Good Earth: Vonnegut & the Environment, a full year of events and experiences like [email protected] promoting environmental care in addition to our yearly tentpole events like Banned Books Week, Teaching Vonnegut, the Vonnegut Graduation Party and many more.
Did you know that in 2021 KVML is celebrating its 10th Anniversary?! That’s right, for ten years KVML has brought high-quality in-person and virtual programming and services to all, including youth writing programs, annual teacher training workshops, veterans programs and suicide prevention training, as well as welcomed hundreds of thousands of guests to our amazing museum and library located on Indiana Ave in downtown Indianapolis.