Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Bicentennial Happenings: Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Arbor Day Lecture by Richard Higgins, author of Thoreau and the Language of Trees, 12:00 noon, April 28, 2017, Smith College Campus Center. In this original book, Richard Higgins explores Thoreau’s deep connections to trees: his keen perception of them, the joy they gave him, the poetry he saw in them, his philosophical view of them, and how they fed his soul.

Resistance & Freedom: The Political Legacy of Henry David Thoreau

Bicentennial Happenings: Thoreau: Resistance & Freedom

Tuesday, April 25th 6:30pm, Concord Art Association: Professor Susan E. Gallagher will discuss the continuing relevance of Thoreau's political legacy in our time of political turmoil.