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ALA – Teaching Thoreau


Saturday, May 25, 2019 – 3:30pm


American Literature Association, Copley Place, Boston, MA

Session 19-B Teaching Thoreau (Essex NW)

Organized by The Thoreau Society

Moderator: James Finley, Texas A&M San Antonio

  1. Teaching Thoreau in His Social Context. Michael C. Weisenburg, University of South Carolina
  2. Teaching Thoreau in Place: Using The Guide to Walden Pond. Robert Thorson, University of Connecticut
  3. Why I Went to the Woods (and Played the Game): Walden, STEM and the Gen Ed Curriculum. Ryan Schneider, Purdue University.
  4. Getting Enough of Nature: Thoreau and the First-Year Experience Course. Amy Oatis, University of the Ozarks.
  5. “Walden, is it you?”: Correspondence as a Key to Teaching Thoreau. Peter Balaam, Carleton College

6.Walking with Thoreau: A Pathway Beyond the Classroom to Envision the Future. Paul Cappucci, Georgian Court University


May 25 2019


3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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