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Fisher Reads Henry David Thoreau: Tuesday Night Live!

Thoreau comes alive on Tuesday night with historian and Thoreau interpreter, Richard Smith, who will perform one of Thoreau’s most popular essays, “Walking.”

Date: October 10, 2017 - October 10, 2017
Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Basil 135

Sponsored by Fisher Reads

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

Enjoy a living history presentation by nationally-recognized Thoreau interpreter Richard Smith. With more than two decades of experience in living history, Smith has performed as Thoreau throughout New England and the country. He appears regularly at Walden Pond, where Thoreau wrote and lived for two years, and has hosted living history programs at various historic sites in Concord, Massachusetts, including The Old Manse, Concord Mansion, and Minuteman National Historical Park.

Q & A with the author will follow.  The event is free and open to the public.

The Fisher Reads series is sponsored by the Department of Economics, Ethics Minor Program, Lavery Library, Department of Philosophy, Department of Religious Studies, Visual and Performing Arts Program, and Fisher Reads, a group of faculty members who promote reading on campus.

For more information, email Dr. Tim Madigan at