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Thoreau and the Language of Trees
Thursday 19 October 2017, 07:00pm - 08:00pm

 

When: Thursday October 19, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: The Gardens at Elm Bank - Parkman Room

Thoreau and the Language of Trees is for a general audience, but anyone with a connection to trees or a knowledge of Thoreau will find much to enjoy as well. The talk is illustrated with 60 striking images including Richard Higgins's photos of trees today, historic photos of trees in Thoreau's landscape and Thoreau’s own sketches of them.

 

Richard Higgins is a writer, editor, photographer and lecturer in Concord, Massachusetts. He was a staff reporter and editor for The Boston Globe for 20 years, and his writing has appeared in the New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Christian Century, Esquire, and Smithsonian and many other publications. He is the co-author of Portfolio Life from Wiley and co-editor of Taking Faith Seriously, about religion in public life, for Harvard University Press. As an editorial consultant, he has helped clients develop and write and publish books.

 

Members: $12
General Admission: $20

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