Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference
and Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference

Events Open to the Public 2019

Lectures and readings are free and open to the public. Events are subject to change.
Call 443-5286 to confirm days and times.

Friday, May 31

Bread Loaf Environmental and Bread Loaf Translators' Conferences
8 p.m., Little Theater

Welcome by Jennifer Grotz, Megan Mayhew Bergman, and Bill McKibben

Saturday, June 1

Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Little Theater

Lecture by Jennifer Chang, "Other Pastorals: Writing Race and Place"

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Barn

Lecture by Emily Wilson, "Translating the Classics"

Bread Loaf Environmental and Bread Loaf Translators' Conferences
4:30 p.m., Little Theater

Talk by Dan Chiasson, "Vagueness in Robert Frost's 'The Most of It'"

Bread Loaf Environmental and Bread Loaf Translators’ Conferences
8 p.m., Little Theater

Readings by John Elder, Edward Gauvin, Elisabeth Jaquette, and Claire Vaye Watkins

Sunday, June 2

Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Little Theater

Lecture by John Elder, "Mount Tamalpais and Mount Abraham"

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Barn

Lecture by John Balcom, "On Translating Classical Chinese Fiction: The Case of Dream of the Red Chamber"

Bread Loaf Environmental and Bread Loaf Translators’ Conferences
8 p.m., Little Theater

Readings by Jennifer Grotz, J. Drew Lanham, and Emily Wilson

Monday, June 3

Bread Loaf Environmental and Bread Loaf Translators' Conferences
8:45 a.m., Little Theater

Lecture by Helen Macdonald, "Bugs and Birds and Bewilderment: How I Learned to Write About Nature"

Bread Loaf Environmental and Bread Loaf Translators’ Conferences
8:30 p.m., Barn

Music at the Barn Pub with Caleb Elder and Brett Hughes

Tuesday, June 4

Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Little Theater

Lecture by J. Drew Lanham, "Curating Culture into Stories of the Wild: When Extinction and Ethnicity Converge"

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Barn

Lecture by Elisabeth Jaquette, “From Pitching to Publication and Everything in Between”

Bread Loaf Environmental and Bread Loaf Translators’ Conferences
8 p.m., Little Theater

Readings by John Balcom, Jennifer Chang, Daniel Duane, and Helen Macdonald

Wednesday, June 5

Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Little Theater 

Lecture by Daniel Duane,"What Are Mountains For?"

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Barn

Lecture by Edward Gauvin, "Translation as Design"

Bread Loaf Environmental and Bread Loaf Translators’ Conferences
8 p.m., Little Theater

Readings by Megan Mayhew Bergman, Sean Hill, Suzanne Jill Levine

CONTACT INFORMATION

Bread Loaf Writers' Conferences
204 College Street
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753

Phone: 802-443-5286
Fax: 802-443-2087
Email: blwc@middlebury.edu