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Marjorie Harding Memorial Fellowship

George Copway

On February 13, Thoreau Society executive director Michael Frederick will lead a new course on Thoreau's study of Native American history and culture.

Book of Origins: Rude Tales from the Big Bang to the Big Now

On Feb 17, writer and explorer Lawrence Millman will talk about his latest work, a collection of irreverent and witty vignettes.