Henry David Thoreau: Listening to a Different Drummer




Thoreau's timely and appealing worldview continues to instruct and amaze.

Explore the life and legacy of Henry David Thoreau through a sampling of his writings and secondary sources. This course will consider the full range and impact of this thinker’s fresh worldview on his contemporary 19th-century community, as well as his continuing influence.

Instructor: Rev. Dr. Jan Carlsson-Bull

Dates: Tuesdays – October 6, 13, 20, and 27

Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $95

  • Required Readings

    Robert D. Richardson, Jr., Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind
    Henry David Thoreau, Walden
    Henry David Thoreau, Letters to a Spiritual Seeker

    (Participants wouldn't be expected to read the entirety of these works before classes begin!)