Past Events

Photograph by Bill O'Leary

Eric Weiner

Date: 
Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Webinar

Was Henry Pond Scum or Seer?
“A few weeks before my journey to Concord, I stumbled upon a New Yorker article about Thoreau. It was called "Pond Scum" and, as you can imagine, did little to rehabilitate the Hermit of Concord in my mind. The story's author, Kathryn Schulz, opens the piece by painting a picture of the coldhearted, misanthropic crank. Then she takes the gloves off. But as the commuter train pulls into Concord Station, just as it did during Thoreau's day, I resolve to maintain an open mind.”

Credit: Robert Shetterly, Americans Who Tell The Truth

The Great Tide of Humanity: Race and Gender Reform in 19th Century Concord, Massachusetts

Date: 
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 7:30pm

Register for this workshop. Tickets $5  (students are free)

Writing from Your Own Guts

Date: 
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 3:00pm
Location: 
This is a Zoom event

This workshop is taught over three one-hour Zoom meetings and continuous online discussion. Monday, October 12, 2020, 3 pm - 4 pm & Saturdays, October 17 & 24, 2020, 11-noon. Tuition: $175.00

Register for this workshop!

Thoreau Farm

Henry Thoreau’s and Al Gore’s Climate Reality

Date: 
Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Zoom; will send links once registered.

Henry Thoreau’s and Al Gore’s Climate Reality, as part of Climate Reality’s 24 Hours of Reality: Countdown to the Future, Thoreau Farm will host a virtual presentation on the climate crisis and its solutions.

Michael Frederick, Moderator

Stark Mad Abolitionists: Concord and The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850

Date: 
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: 
This is a Zoom event
Surveyor of the Soul

An evening film, "Surveyor of the Soul," Films by Huey

Date: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Film Showing

A screening of Surveyor of the Soul sponsored by The Thoreau Society and Films by Huey
This is not a webinar. A Vimeo Link will be made available.
Webinar Books and DVD: https://bit.ly/3haEMfw

Huey

"The Making of 'Surveyor of the Soul'"

Date: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Webinar

"The Making of 'Surveyor of the Soul'" sponsored by The Thoreau Society and Films by Huey with interviewer Michael Frederick and guest speakers: Huey, Matthew Schlein, Laura Dassow Walls, and Sandra Harbert Petrulionis
Watch the recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/wsFuFuvp1FFJAbPNx3jPZKwNO6DcT6a8gSFN8_...
Webinar Books and DVD: https://bit.ly/3haEMfw

Jan Turnquist

Racism and Disenfranchisement: Then and Now

Date: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Webinar

"Racism and Disenfranchisement: Then and Now" sponsored by Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House and The Thoreau Society with interviewer Jan Turnquist and guest speakers Maria Madison and Sandra Harbert Petrulionis
Watch the recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/-uFzHb2t_CBJW9LWuR6GU4U5NJ7ieaa82yZKrP...
Webinar Books: https://bit.ly/3haEMfw

Rebecca Kneale Gould

The Global Thoreau Community: A Conversation – Part 2

Date: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Webinar

"The Global Thoreau Community: A Conversation – Part 2" sponsored by The Thoreau Society with interviewer Rebecca Kneale Gould and guest speakers: Henrik Otterberg (Sweden), Brian Bartlett (Canada), Antonio Casado da Rocha (Spain), and Bergur Thorgeirsson (Iceland)
Watch the recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/5P1uPZfBxE9OGInxs2bRAIMsJpq4X6a8gHQZr_...

Penobscot Nation

An Evening Film and Q & A: "the Penobscot Nation and Indian Island, Maine"

Date: 
Saturday, June 13, 2020 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Live Stream with Webinar Q&A!

An Evening Film and Q & A: "the Penobscot Nation and Indian Island, Maine" sponsored by The Thoreau Society and the Penobscot Nation
A Vimeo link will be provided for the film portion. Watch the Q & A Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/9cBNP7-pzkhLfdbq6lrmCo0YArr4aaa81iFM_6...
Webinar Books: https://bit.ly/3haEMfw

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