Renovating Walden: Public Lectures
As part of the Renovating Walden exhibition at the Tufts Art Gallery, a series of lectures will be held, which are open to the public. For more information, go to http://ase.tufts.edu/gallery/calendar/calendar.html.
Sept. 21: “Artists as Researchers,” with Monica McTighe, assistant professor of art and art history, 12:10–1:20 p.m.
Sept. 23: “Ganoderma Lucidum Lyceum — Mildred’s Lane,” an emergent event with J. Morgan Puett and guests, 6-7:30 p.m.
Sept. 30: “Simplicity, Simplicity . . . Complexity?” with Jonathan Kenny, professor of chemistry, 6–7:30 p.m.
Oct. 5: “What Does Thoreau Teach Us about Sustainability?” with Gilbert Metcalf, professor of economics, 12:10–1:20 p.m.
Oct. 7: “Ganoderma Lucidum Lyceum — Mildred’s Lane,” an emergent event with J. Morgan Puett and guests, 6-7:30 p.m.
Oct. 14: “Architecture and Thoreau’s House at Walden Pond,” with Danny Abramson, associate professor of art history and director of architectural studies, 6–7:30 p.m.
Oct. 22: “Drawing Rooms and Disturbed Consciences: Parlor Politics on the Anti-Slavery Home Front,” with Radiclani Clytus, assistant professor of English, 11 a.m.–noon.
Oct. 28: “The Philosophical Significance of Thoreau’s Walden,” with Avner Baz, assistant professor of philosophy, 6–7:30 p.m.
Nov. 2: Out in front (and a little to the left). The Tufts Dance Ensemble, directed by Daniel McCusker, senior lecturer in drama and dance, performs a work in progress, 12:10–1:20 p.m.
Nov. 4: “Ganoderma Lucidum Lyceum — Mildred’s Lane,” an emergent event with J. Morgan Puett and guests, 6-7:30 p.m.
Nov. 12: Public closing reception and catalogue launch, J. Morgan Puett and Mark Dion, 6-8 p.m.
For open class sessions in the lyceum, visit http://ase.tufts.edu/gallery/calendar/calendar.html