Laura Dassow Walls, author of Henry David Thoreau: A Life and Richard Higgins, author of Thoreau and the Language of Trees to discuss Thoreau's life and work. Respondents include Barry Andrews, a Unitarian Universalist minister, who is the author of several books on Transcendentalism and a longtime participant in the Thoreau Society, and Terry Tempest Williams, author, conservationist, and activist who will be a writer-in-residence at HDS during the 2017–18 academic year.
This summer, thanks to several generous gifts in support of Dean David N. Hempton’s campaign initiatives, HDS continued its ongoing effort to provide students with financial support so that they can serve communities locally and abroad through organizations unable to offer paid summer experiences.... Read more about A Summer Spent Advocating for Women’s Rights
Stephanie Paulsell is the Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies. On July 30, she delivered the sermon during Sunday Services at Memorial Church. Below are her remarks.... Read more about Creativity and the Life of Faith
Stephanie Paulsell is the Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies. On July 2, she delivered the sermon during Sunday Services at Memorial Church. Below are her remarks.... Read more about On Pilgrimage
It’s as much a part of the season as a beach trip or baseball: compiling a summer reading list. To help get you started, members of the HDS community shared what they’ll be reading this summer—for work and for pleasure.... Read more about An HDS Summer Reading List