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Henry David Thoreau: Where’s Walden

Join us for a live panel discussion on Transcendentalism and its connection to literature, art, and music. The program is in cooperation with Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library, the Thoreau Farm, the Thoreau Society, and the Walden Woods Project.
This event will include a panel discussion of the Transcendentalism Movement in the United States and how preserving our environment provides continued inspiration for literature, art and music. Panel will include Thoreau Society scholars, representatives from the Walden Woods Project as well as local environmentalist groups.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/145927786939

This event will include a panel discussion of the Transcendentalism Movement in the United States and how preserving our environment provides continued inspiration for literature, art and music. Panel will include Executive Directors from The Thoreau Society, Walden Woods Project, and Thoreau Farm, as well as the Curator of Collections at the Walden Woods Project.

This is an online event through Zoom. The day of the event, you will receive an email from Eventbrite with the Zoom link and instructions for accessing the event.

Michael Frederick is an experienced Executive Director skilled in nonprofit management, events, and public relations. His strong business development and community skills have helped to lead the Thoreau Society since 2006. His field of study includes Thoreau’s social philosophy and ethics.

Kathi Anderson is the Secretary of the Board and Executive Director of The Walden Woods Project. From 1977-1990, she was a staff member for U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy. She served as the legislative director of the Senator’s Massachusetts office and as a legislative assistant for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. She has served on a number of nonprofit boards including RESTORE: The North Woods, the Walden Conservancy and the Thoreau Society.

Jeffrey S. Cramer is The Walden Woods Project Curator of Collections and resident Thoreau scholar. Jeff’s works include I to Myself: An Annotated Selection from the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau, The Portable Thoreau, Solid Seasons; The Friendship of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, among others. He is a winner of a National Outdoor Book Award and a co-winner of the Boston Authors Club’s Julia Ward Howe Special Award.

Margaret Carroll-Bergman is the executive director of Thoreau Farm: Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau. She is an award-winning journalist and Thoreau practitioner. Carroll-Bergman and her husband live in a winterized, 575 sq.ft., hunting and fishing cabin on White Pond (a lesser twin of Walden) in Concord, Massachusetts. Their adult children visit in shifts.

Date

Jun 24 2021
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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