• Mary Miritello
Does your busy life make you yearn for an opportunity to slow down and make time for nature?  Here's a chance to get to know Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), one of Amercan's most beloved nature writers.
05/18/2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday, May 18
Third Thursdays
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
  • John Nygro
What does Shakespeare say about refugees, sexual assault, and secretive leadership? Although written over four hundred years ago, the plays Sir Thomas More, Cymbeline, and Richard III seem to have a special modern relevance.
06/15/2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday, June 15
Third Thursdays
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Benjamin Goluboff
Americans have written about the environment from colonial times to the present moment of environmental crisis, creating a colorful tradition of literature in dialogue with the nation's diverse landscapes. This talk will give an outline of that tradition as we explore works from a wide variety of writers such as, Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and Rachel Carson.
07/20/2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday, July 20
Third Thursdays
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015