Professor Walls will offer a public lecture that is free and open to the public.
Laura Dassow Walls: Professor Walls’ new biography, Henry David Thoreau: A Life, will be published by the University of Chicago Press in July, 2017. Her lecture will mark the 200th anniversary year of Thoreau’s birth and will focus on Thoreau’s legacy today. A recent recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and research fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies, Professor Walls is the William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of English at University of Notre Dame. For more information, see: http://english.nd.edu/people/faculty/walls/