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Life in the Woods: An American Passion

  • The College of William & Mary 5300 Discovery Park Blvd, Room 136 Williamsburg, VA, 23186 United States (map)

From the beginning, the woods have haunted the American imagination. The woods mean self-reliance to us, they mean independence. The woods mean renewal. The woods mean solitude and silence and peace. The woods represent a way back to our origins in nature and spirit as individuals and as a people. “In the woods we return to reason and faith,” wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson, and there we seek them still. Please join us for this philosophical and artistic look into the American woods of our imagination.

Earlier Event: September 25
Introducing Mr. Henry Thoreau
Later Event: October 3
Transcending Transcendentalism