“Road Show: Travel Papers in American Literature” (Beinecke Library)

Event time: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 12:00pm to Friday, December 31, 2021 - 12:00pm
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Event description: 

Open weekdays to Yale students, staff, and faculty authorized to be on campus beginning September 1, 2021. All are invited to explore exhbition virtually.

An exhibition celebrating the American love of travel and adventure in both literary works and the real-life journeys that have inspired some of our most beloved books, Road Show explores literary archives and the various ways travel is recorded, marked, and documented in the Yale Collection of American Literature. Road Show was organized by Nancy Kuhl, curator of poetry in the Yale Collection of American Literature, with the assistance of student curators Raffaella Donatich ‘19; Isabelle Laurenzi, doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science; and Rachel Kaufman ‘19. It is accompanied by a companion exhibition, Imaginary Voyages, organized by Timothy Young, curator of modern books and manuscripts.