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Digital Thoreau Talk with Jeffrey S. Cramer

Date : Friday, 19 April 2013
Time : 3:00 pm.
Location : Stern 203
Category : On-Campus Events

On Friday, April 19, the HWS Department of History will host Jeffrey S. Cramer for a “Digital Thoreau Talk,” at 3 p.m. in Stern 203.

Cramer is a leading scholar of the life and writings of Henry David Thoreau, the Director of the Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods and editor of Thoreau's “Walden.”

Cramer will be speaking with students in History 336: “American Thought to 1865” via Skype from the Institute. Cramer answer student questions about everything from Thoreau's life and the text of Walden to the place of Thoreau in the history of American literature and philosophy and the contemporary political relevance of Thoreau's writings.

Anyone interested in attending the class session should RSVP to crow@hws.edu, as space in the classroom will be limited.