Boston trip

Here are some photos from my recent research trip to Boston/Cambridge (Sept. 28-Oct. 3), where I worked in the Houghton Library at Harvard and also visited the University of Connecticut to give a talk about our new book with my colleague Joanne Zerdy.

The Woods

I just learned of this exhibit today – Candice Breitz’s The Woods at the Peabody Essex Museum. Sorry to have missed it! See here for a more detailed description of the three video installations and here for Breitz talking about her creative process.

Last day at the Houghton

Wow, this week has just flown by! I’ve seen so many amazing objects, manuscripts, photographs, and related material. Today, with the assistance of a generous archivist, I managed to find the illustration of Jean Davenport as Young Norval – the one Maclean references in his article (!!) – along with several playbills. They were all … Continue reading Last day at the Houghton