A pleasure to participate this summer as one of the faculty scholars at the NEH Landmarks program for teachers in Concord, MA, on "Living and Writing Deliberately: The Concord Landscapes and Legacy of Henry David Thoreau"
Hooray for good weather and an enthusiastic crowd in May (during the ALA conference) for our walking tour of reformist Boston, jointly sponsored by the Louisa May Alcott and Lydia Maria Child Societies.
Enjoyed speaking with Dr. Rochelle Johnson and Maine filmmaker Huey at a showing last fall of Thoreau: Surveyor of the Soul, a film by Huey, at Dietrich Theatre in beautiful Tunkhannock, PA.
Kicking off summer break to talk about the 150th anniversary of Little Women with Louisa May Alcott Society friends, we are given a wonderful welcome at Walnut Creek Public Library (near San Francisco) in May!
Some great press for the hard work of
PSU Altoona alumna Olivia Wertz !
Hot off the Press! January 2017
|NEH Humanities, Winter 2017: cover story, "The Youngest Person in Concord: Mary Moody Emerson Was a Thinker, a Writer, and an Inspiration to All Who Knew Her"|
---Noelle A. Baker and Sandra Harbert Petrulionis
Photos of NEH Summer Institute on "Transcendentalism and Reform in the Age of Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller," held in Concord, MA, June 18-July 1, 2017; directed by Sandy Petrulionis
|An evening of Mary Moody Emerson and her writings at the Concord Museum, as part of their exhibit on "The People of Concord" (July)|
|Talking Thoreau and Wyeth with David Michaelis and Allan Wallach as part of "From Thoreau's Seasons to Men of Concord: N. C. Wyeth Inspired," at the Concord Free Public Library (June)|
|Enjoying a summer visit to the Women's Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, NY|
|A new walking trail in Concord!|
|Gotta love these 19th-century "finds" in a used book store near Wells, Maine!|
|Thank you to MaineStage for Free Shakespeare in the Park in Kennebunk this summer!|
|Being interviewed in April at Walden Pond for a new documentary film, Henry David Thoreau: Surveyor of the Soul (see Films by Huey).|