Events Listing

Japan Thoreau Society

Thoreau Society of Japan Celebrates Thoreau Bicentennial

Date: 
March 30, 2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Japan Radio NHK - Japan National Broadcasting

The Thoreau Society of Japan Celebrates the Thoreau Bicentennial!

Shoko ITOH, Professor Emeritus of Hiroshima University and former President of The Thoreau Society of Japan will present a series of 13 lectures on the radio of NHK (Japan National Broadcasting).

NHK will present the lectures on Thursday Evenings from January 5th through March 30th, 2017.

Emerson Society Award Announcements

Date: 
April 1, 2017 - 9:15am - 12:00pm
Location: 
none

**Awards Announcements**

2017

 

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces four awards

for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

 

 

 

*Graduate Student Paper Award*

Kevin Dann

Captain of a Huckleberry Party!

Date: 
April 1, 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Thoreau Farm: Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau, 341 Virginia Road, Concord MA 01742

Dr. Kevin Dann, author of Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau, will give a talk on this new book and perform Captain of a Huckleberry Party.

A Thoreau Weekend at Congaree National Park

Date: 
April 22, 2017 - 8:00am - April 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Congaree National Park

“Thoreau Nature Walks,” Featuring South Carolina Naturalists and Youth and Adult Actors Portraying Thoreau and His Contemporaries, Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, 2017.

“Thoreau’s Music at Congaree,” Mid-19thCentury American Folk Music. A Columbia Music Ensemble, Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, 2017.

Caffrey Exhibit

Birds of Thoreau Country by John Caffrey Exhibit

Date: 
May 2, 2017 - 1:00pm - May 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
Location: 
Literary and Philosophical Society of Newcastle

The Lit & Phil hosts a special exhibition to celebrate the Bicentennial of Henry David Thoreau's Birth 1817-1862, Birds of Thoreau Country by John Caffrey.

Books, Antiquarian to Present; including an exhibition of John Caffrey’s original paintings related to the observations of Thoreau.

St. Benedict Catholic School will Saunter the Year with Henry David Thoreau

Date: 
May 12, 2017 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
St. Benedict Catholic School 13633 Rockside Road Garfield Heights, OH 44125

St. Benedict Catholic School will Saunter the Year with Henry David Thoreau on May 12, 2017 from 6:30 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.  The program is a culminating event to the year long celebration of Henry David Thoreau through creative writing, art, dramatic performance, music, and song.  It will include: students singing "Tom Bowling", Thoreau's favorite song, scenes from The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail  by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E.

“Henry Thoreau’s Passion for the Wild and the Wilderness”

Date: 
May 18, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Granville Public Library, Granville, Ohio

 

 

Visiting Thoreau scholar and performer, Kevin Radaker, explains Thoreau’s environmental thought and his impact on the wilderness preservation movement.  Learn how American transcendentalism shaped Thoreau’s reverence for the natural world through excerpts from his works, including his essay entitled “Walking.” 

 

Dr. Kevin Radaker—Bio

 

Brown Bag Lunch: “Thoreau on Slavery and the Conscience” with guest speaker, Kevin Radaker

Date: 
May 19, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: 
Granville Historical Society, Granville, Ohio

 

Pack your lunch and join this informal round table discussion led by visiting Thoreau scholar and performer,  Kevin Radaker.  Learn about the progression of Thoreau’s resistance to slavery and his responses to various social crises of his time by way of his three anti-slavery essays: ‘Civil Disobedience,’ ‘Slavery in Massachusetts,’ and ‘A Plea for Captain John Brown.’  

 

Dr. Kevin Radaker—Bio

 

Come Alive! Chautauqua Jr. at Wildwood Park

Date: 
May 19, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Wildwood Park, Granville, Ohio

 

Young readers and families are invited to join us under the tent for hands-on Thoreau-inspired activity stations like journal making, nature portraits, and more.  Plus live music.   Stations sponsored by visiting Thoreau scholar and performer Kevin Radaker, Licking County Parks, and the Granville Historical Society.   Based on the book Henry David Thoreau for Kids by Corinne Smith.   

 

Dr. Kevin Radaker—Bio

 

“A Visit from Henry David Thoreau”: A Dramatic Performance by Kevin Radaker

Date: 
May 20, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: 
First Presbyterian Church, Granville, Ohio

 

Encounter Henry David Thoreau, America's mid-nineteenth-century apostle of the wilderness, social critic, and political reformer, on the eve of the Civil War.  After his formal presentation, Thoreau will answer questions from the audience, followed by Professor Radaker answering questions about Thoreau.

Dr. Kevin Radaker—Bio

 

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