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MWCC Humanities Project Continues with Book Discussion, Performance

The Mount Wachusett Community College Humanities Project, focusing this year on the lasting relevance of Henry David Thoreau, moves to the North Quabbin region on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Athol Public Library will host a book discussion of “Cabin Fever: A Suburban Father’s Search for the Wild” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Athol Public […]

Mount Wachusett Humanities Project Continues in Community, on Campus

While Mount Wachusett Community College professors find innovative ways for their students to examine Thoreau, the author’s lasting influence has also extended into the community. On Wednesday night, the college held the second event in its ongoing series, “East Meets West in a Cabin in the Woods: Walden and Beyond,” the first year-theme of the […]

Presentation: Thoreau’s Relevance for Our Time

The MWCC Humanities Project focusing on the life and work of Henry David Thoreau, continues with a presentation by author and Thoreau scholar Corinne Smith on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the North Cafeteria at the Gardner campus. Thoreau is the initial focus of the MWCC Humanities Project due in large […]

Fall Film Series: Into the Wild

The MWCC Humanities Project and Fall Film Series continue on Tuesday, Oct. 7 with a screening of “Into the Wild” from 12:30 to 2:45 p.m. in Room 127 at the Gardner campus. A 2007 American biographical drama and survival film, “Into the Wild” is based on the travels of the Thoreau-inspired Christopher McCandles, as described in the book of […]

MWCC Humanities Project: Lecture on Thoreau and Climate Change

The Mount Wachusett Community College Humanities Project will continue with the presentation, “What Thoreau Can Teach Us about Climate Change,” on Wednesday, Oct. 1 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Levi Heywood Memorial Library in Gardner. Susan Gallagher, associate professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and a board member of […]