Thursday, 28 December
344. From Moral Suasion to Sharps Rifles: Transcendental Terrorists?
7:15–8:30 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon K, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Thoreau Society
Presiding: Daniel Malachuk, American Univ.
1. “Conversion to Violence: The Transcendentalists and John Brown,” David S. Reynolds, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York
2. “Radicalizing America’s Town: Antislavery in Concord,” Sandy Harbert Petrulionis, Penn State Univ., Altoona
3. “Louisa May Alcott’s Moods and Holy Warriors,” Larry J. Reynolds, Texas A&M Univ., College Station
Respondent: Daniel Malachuk