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Kenneth B. Morris, Jr.

The Walden Woods Project invites you to our upcoming Stewardship Lecture with Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., is Co-Founder and President of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives, with a mission “to advance freedom through knowledge and strategic action.” Morris, the great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass and the... Read more

Approaching Thoreau: Teaching about Place

This professional development workshop will approach Thoreau as a uniquely place-based writer and philosopher, exploring his time at Walden Pond by looking at Walden and other texts. Participants will spend time with the Walden Woods Project’s Curator of Collections and Thoreau scholar, Jeffrey S. Cramer, and UMass Lowell’s Professor of English, Marlowe Miller,... Read more