Past Events

Thoreau Society Member Patrick Chura Presenting

Date: 
September 25, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: 
Cambridge, MA

Harding Lecture

Date: 
September 12, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 
SUNY Genese, NY

Laura Dassow Walls to deliver 2013 Harding Lecture

This year’s annual Walter Harding Lecture will be delivered by Laura Dassow Walls, William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame.

Thoreau Watermelon Party

Date: 
August 31, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

You are invited to
HENRY’S WATERMELON PARTY!

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 tradition, enjoy a slice of melon with historian Richard Smith who will portray Thoreau at the Thoreau house replica. The replica is located next to the parking lot. This program is for visitors of all ages.

Walking Meditation

Date: 
July 20, 2013 - 7:30am
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

Join the Walden Woods Project, the Thoreau Society, Jhamtse Buddhist Center, and the Walden Pond State Reservation as we welcome Geshe Dondup, a renowned Tibetan Buddhist teacher who has taught Buddhist Philosophy in monasteries in India, for a series of walking mediations.

Walk at Walden with Climate Writer/Activist Wen Stephenson and Jane D. Marsching (A DeCordova Event)

Date: 
June 20, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation, Concord, MA

 

The American Literature Association

The American Literature Association 2013 Annual Conference

Date: 
May 23, 2013 - 9:00am - May 26, 2013 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

Roundtable on Digital Scholarship and the American Renaissance Organized by The Thoreau Society

Bench by the Road Project Dedication Ceremony

Dedication Ceremony

Date: 
May 22, 2013 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau's Path at Brister's Hill, Concord, MA

The Toni Morrison Society, The Drinking Gourd Project, Save Our Heritage and The Walden Woods Project cordially invite you to attend a Bench by the Road Project Dedication Ceremony.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Civil Disobedience

Date: 
January 20, 2013 - 2:30pm
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation

Join local historians and park staff for this annual program to commemorate Martin Luther King Day, and the legacy of Thoreau’s essay Civil Disobedience, at Walden Pond State Reservation. 

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