First Wednesdays Talk:

The Invention of History
Wednesday, February 1, 7 p.m.

We take history for granted, but it owes its inception and survival to two extraordinary individuals.  Middlebury College professor Jane Chaplin looks at the contributions of Herodotus (ca. 484-424 bce) and Thucydides (ca. 455-400 bce) to the development of historiography. READ MORE