Past Events

Rise of C02 - climate change

Climate-Change Teach-In at UMass Lowell

Date: 
October 17, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 
Cumnock Hall, UMass Lowell

Climate-Change Teach-In at UMass Lowell: Too Late for What?  Real Choices on a Changing Planet

Thoreau's Boat

Date: 
October 14, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond (Main Beach)

FLOATING FROM PAST TO FUTURE: Henry David Thoreau and his boat, the Musketaquid

“…We seemed to be embarked on the placid current of our dreams, floating from the past to future as silently as one awakes to fresh morning or evening thoughts. We glided noiselessly down the stream…” Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack River

The Thoreau Society Presents: Innermost House

Date: 
October 11, 2013 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Thoreau Birth House, Concord, MA

Join the Thoreau Society for an evening of conversation with Diana Lorence as she discusses her life at the Innermost House.

RSVP: info@thoreausociety.org

Coming Home to the Peace Of A Simple Life
                    With Diana Lorence of Innermost House

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.

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