The Thoreau Society Recorded Programs

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Highlights from the 2021 Annual Gathering of the Thoreau Society

The 2020 Henry David Thoreau Prize for Literary Excellence in Nature Writing was awarded to George Schaller, prominent field biologist and writer, during the 2021 AG.

The 2020 Thoreau Prize
Original Date: July 10, 2021
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Sponsored by the Center for Biological Diversity and the Thoreau Society.

 Dr. George Schaller   Dr. Jane Goodall

George Schaller and special guest Jane Goodall
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Representation in American Nature Writing: A Conversation with Kathryn Aalto
Original Date: November 1, 2020
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Sponsored by The Thoreau Society.

Writing Wild
Kathryn Aalto   Rochelle Johnson
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A Conversation on Making Black History Visible in the Walkable Landscape
Original Date: November 1, 2020
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Sponsored by The Robbins House and the Thoreau Society.

Elise Lemire L'Merchie Frazier JerriAnne Boggis Maria Madison

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Decolonizing Thoreau
Original Date: Oct 31, 2020
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Sponsored by the Thoreau Society.

https://kristenwyman.com/ Brent Ranalli James Francis
John Kucich Kristen Wyman Brent Ranalli James Francis Chrisr Sockalexis
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Teaching Thoreau: A Conversation with Educators
Original Date: October 31, 2020
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Sponsored by The Robbins House and the Thoreau Society.

Jayne Gordon, Facilitator
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The Global Thoreau Community: A Conversation – Part 2
Original Date: June 14, 2020
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Rebecca Kneale Gould, Henrik Otterberg (Sweden), Brian Bartlett (Canada), Antonio Casado da Rocha (Spain), and Bergur Thorgeirsson (Iceland)

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Racism and Disenfranchisement: Then and Now
Original Date: June 14, 2020
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Sponsored by Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House and The Thoreau Society.

 

Jan Turnquist, Maria Madison, and Sandra Harbert Petrulionis

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A Conversation about the making of Surveyor of the Soul
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Sponsored by Films by Huey and The Thoreau Society.
Huey Laura Dassow Walls

Huey, Matthew Schlein, Laura Dassow Walls, and Sandra Harbert Petrulionis.

View the film: Surveyor of the Soul.

Surveyor of the Soul Cairn
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A Global Conversation
Original Date: June 13, 2020
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Sponsored by The Thoreau Society.

June 13 panelist Francois Specq

Jayne Gordon, Mark Thoreau (UK), Shinji Iwamasa (Japan), Nikita Pokrovsky (Russia), and Francois Specq (France).

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What Would Henry Do?
Original Date: June 13, 2020
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Sponsored by Thoreau Farm and The Thoreau Society.

Ronald Wesley Hoag, Anna West Winter, Ed Begley, Jr., and Sandra Harbert Petrulionis

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An Interview with Henry Petroski, author of The Pencil
Original Date: June 13, 2020
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Sponsored by the Thoreau Society.

The Pencil 
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An Evening Film and Q & A: The Penobscot Nation and Indian Island, Maine
Original Date: June 13, 2020
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Sponsored by the Thoreau Society and The Penobscot Nation.

Christopher Sockalexis, Chris “Charlie Brown” Francis, Jason Pardilla, James Eric Francis Sr., and Jennifer Neptune
Join by Mike Frederick, Ron Hoag, and J. Bryan Wentzell.

Watch the film: The Penobscot.
Also see: Thoreau Society Bulletin, Spring 2019: "President’s Column: Thoreau Society Welcomes Penobscot Nation"

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Thoreau in a Time of Loss
Original Date: Jun 7, 2020
Webinar recording.
Sponsored by the Thoreau Society.

Kristen Case, Rochelle L. Johnson, Audrey Raden
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Thoreau and Social Distance: Living Deliberately in Isolated Times
Original Date: May 17, 2020
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Sponsored by the Thoreau Society.
Tom Montgomery Fate, Ron Charles, Laura Dassow Walls
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