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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

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