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American Literature Association Annual Conference

In Celebration of Nathaniel Hawthorne

A Bicentennial Tribute: 1804-2004

Winter Lecture Series for 2004

Minute Man National Historical Park and the Minute Man National Park Association host a series of winter lectures. Lectures are held on Sundays at 2 p.m. throughout the month of February at the Minute Man Visitor Center on Rt. 2A in Lexington. All lectures are free of charge.

“Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary,
how potent for good and evil they become,
in the hands of one who knows how to combine them!”
The American Notebooks


February 1, 2004 “Hawthorne and the Slavery Question: Are We Asking the Right Questions?”
Arthur Riss, Professor of English at Salem State College and Author

February 8, 2004 “Hawthorne In Concord”
Philip McFarland, Author

February 15, 2004 “ ‘Her Kindred Art’: Sophia Peabody As Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Soul Mate”
Megan Marshall, Author

February 22, 2004 “The Hawthorne Children And The Wayside” Jane Sciacca, Author and Historian

February 29, 2004 “Hawthorne In His Own Words”
Robert Derry, National Park Service Ranger & Historian

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