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November 15 • Third Thursday: Solzhenitsyn's Life in Cavendish
Thursday, November 15 • 12:00 pm
University Heights South Rm. 133, University of Vermont, Burlington
Our Third Thursday lecture series moves to Burlington for the Fall! As always, bring your lunch & we'll bring basic refreshments.
"I Wrote and Waited": Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Life in Cavendish, VT
Margo Caulfield, Cavendish Historical Society, author of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: The Writer Who Changed History
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was a Nobel Prize-winning Soviet dissident author who moved to Cavendish, VT, after his exile from the Soviet Union. He and his family became part of community life in the small town, which guarded his privacy fiercely. Margo Caulfield of the Cavendish Historical Society will share what his life was like and the impact he had on the community. She will also speak about the work being done to commemorate his life in his centennial year.
Directions to University Heights South, Rm 133
Room 133 is in University Heights South (2&3). Parking is available in the Visitor Parking lots alongside Gutterson Garage, as well as next to Jeffords Hall across Main St. Accessible parking spaces are available at the back of University Heights South 1. All visitor spaces are now pay by credit card or app only. No change or cash is accepted by the kiosks.
Gutterson Garage is located off of Spear Street. Turn onto PFG Road and go up the hill until you are level with the top of the garage, then turn right. The visitor spaces are immediately on your right along the edge of the top level of the garage.
To University Heights South from Gutterson Garage: Walk uphill toward Patrick Gym and cross over the traffic circle toward the tall brick and white dorms with the peaked roofs. University Heights South 2&3 is the second dorm building on your left. Walk in the front door (under the brick façade) and go upstairs to the landing and bear left toward the Multipurpose room.