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Symposium: Melville on Nantucket

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Wednesday, August 14 |  8:30am – 12:00pm
Quaker Meeting House, 4 Fair Street

In celebration of Melville’s 200th birthday, join us for a morning of lectures with speakers,  Nathaniel Philbrick, Dr. Jamie Jones, and Dr. Mary K. Bercaw Edwards. We will open the symposium with a dramatic reading of entries from whale ship logs that relate to passages in Moby-Dick.

Reading of shared passages from NHA Log books & Moby-Dick Harvey Young and Caleb Kardell

The Enduring Power of Moby-Dick with Nathaniel Philbrick

Nostalgia for the Wooden World:  Rockwell Kent’s Moby-Dick with Dr. Jamie Jones

Herman Melville: Sailor, Writer, Metaphysician with Dr. Mary K. Bercaw Edwards