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Why Thoreau Still Matters: Lessons on Environmentalism & Civil Disobedience

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Why Thoreau Still Matters: Lessons on Environmentalism & Civil Disobedience Part of the Series “Boston is Thoreau Country: A Multimedia Series Celebrating Thoreau’s Legacy in the Hub,” Co-Presented by Old South Meeting House, The Thoreau Society, and the Boston Literary District 200 years after Henry David Thoreau’s birth in Concord, Massachusetts, a distinguished panel will consider Thoreau’s lessons for today’s world. How have Thoreau’s writings and ideas informed environmental policy, civil disobedience and contemporary writings on humans’ relationships with the natural world? Join the conversation! This program is made possible with funding from the Lowell Institute. Free and open to the public, registration requested at http://osmhsept27-17.bpt.me