Past Events

A Lecture on Henry David Thoreau

Date: 
February 19, 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Library Oss Raadhuislaan 10, 5341 GM Oss, Netherlands

The Library Oss will host a lecture on Henry David Thoreau on Sunday, February 19th. The American writer, philosopher and naturalist, is being honored around the globe because it is exactly two hundred years since his birth on July 12th, 1817.

The Idea of Nature Lecture Series: Part II “Deliberate Living: The Challenge of Walden in the 21st Century” by Laura Dassow Walls

Date: 
February 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Boise State University (Boise, Idaho)

Professor Walls will offer a public lecture that are free and open to the public.

The Idea of Nature Lecture Series: Part I “Deliberate Living: The Challenge of Walden in the 21st Century” by Laura Dassow Walls

Date: 
February 15, 2017 - 6:00pm
Location: 
The College of Idaho (Caldwell, Idaho)

Professor Walls will offer a public lecture that is free and open to the public.

Barrow Bookstore

Barrow Bookstore: Henry David Thoreau and Abolotion, an informal discussion led by Harrison Glasgow

Date: 
February 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Barrow Bookstore, 79 Main Street, Concord MA 01742

Mark your calendars now to join in an informal discussion about Henry David Thoreau, Slavery, Abolition and John Brown at the Barrow Bookstore in Concord, MA. 

Louisa May Alcott Society Call for Papers

Date: 
November 11, 2016 - 11:00am - January 20, 2017 - 11:00am
Location: 
none
CFP, ALA 2017: Louisa May Alcott and Concord
 

A Book Launch & Signing Thoreau at 200: Essays and Reassessments

Date: 
October 21, 2016 - 6:30pm
Location: 
Concord Free Public Library

Honoring the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, editors Kristin Case and K.P. Van Anglen will be joined by contributors Len Gougeon and Susan Gallagher for an evening of presentations and lively discussion. The essays in this forthcoming volume represent the latest and best work of seventeen established and emerging Thoreau scholars.

Radaker Thoreau

Indianapolis: "I Wished To Live Deliberately": A Visit From Henry David Thoreau

Date: 
October 2, 2016 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Holliday Park Nature Center, 6363 Spring Mill Road, Indianapolis, Indiana

"I Wished To Live Deliberately": A Visit From Henry David Thoreau. Scripted and Performed by Professor Kevin Radaker (Professor of English at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana).

The famous philosopher/author Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) will visit the Holliday Park Nature Center on Sunday, October 2 at 2:00pm through the dramatic skills of experienced scholar-actor Kevin Radaker.

Primack and Thoreau

The Year of Low Water: Plant Ecology of Walden Pond's Shore.

Date: 
September 10, 2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation, 915 Walden Street

Walden Pond State Reservation Interpretive Program presents The Year of Low Water: Plant Ecology of Walden Pond's Shore with world-renowned biologist Richard Primack!

Watermelon Party

Walden Pond State Reservation: Henry's Watermelon Party!

Date: 
August 27, 2016 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation, 915 Walden Street

Henry Thoreau was known to have grown the sweetest, juiciest watermelons in Concord. Every year, he shared his harvest with friends and family.

As we continue this yearly tradition, enjoy a slice of melon with Henry Thoreau (portrayed by Thoreau Society's in house historian, Richard Smith) and converse with the so-called "Hermit of Walden Pond" about his daily life in 1847.

Dessert Lecture: Henry David Thoreau & Money

Date: 
June 9, 2016 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Concord's Historical Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Street, Concord MA 01742

Enjoy fresh strawberry shortcake as Rev. Dr. Jim Sherblom speaks about one of Concord's favorite sons: Henry David Thoreau and Money.

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