Annual Gathering, July 8 - 12, 2020

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80th Annual Gathering, July 8-12, 2020

Thoreau and Diversity:  People, Principles, and Politics

Our 2020 Keynote Speaker will be New York Times best-selling author and 2019 Guggenheim Fellow: Ibram X. Kendi

Ibram X Kendi

Sponsored in part by the Dana S. Brigham Memorial fund.

Join us for Henry David Thoreau's 203d Birthday Celebration, July 12, 2020 at Thoreau's Birth Place: 341 Virginia Road, Concord, Massachusetts

While Registration opens in April, we recommend reserving lodging early:

Plan your lodging in Concord.


The 2020 Thoreau Prize recipient

Geoarge Schaller will also being joining us this year.


The Robbins House will Sponsor a Panel

For discounted rates, become a member:
Member Early Reg @ $275
Member Reg @ $300
Member Reg at Event @ $325
Non-Member Anytime @ $400
Student Anytime @ $125
A la carte options will also be available
Single Event $30
Day Rate $150
Keynote Address $30
Weekend Rate (both Saturday and Sunday) $250


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