Elizabeth Bishop’s Postcards: Exhibition Opening

Sep. 23, 2023, 2:00–5:00 p.m.

Class of ’51 Reading Room, Thompson Library

This opening event for the Library’s fall exhibition, Elizabeth Bishop’s Postcards, will include talks by Head of Special Collections Ronald Patkus and co-curators Jonathan Ellis (University of Sheffield) and Susan Rosenbaum (University of Georgia). Food and drink to follow.

Sponsored by Vassar’s Archives & Special Collections Library, the Media Studies Program, the English Department, and Women, Feminist, and Queer Studies Program.

A grid made up of 20 squares that all contain the same image of a camel galloping.
Eadweard Muybridge, Camel Galloping (1887). Postcard from Elizabeth Bishop to James Merrill, November 20, 1978.