Pop-Up Exhibit "Illuminated and Unsettled", part of Harvard English Department's 2022 Morton W. Bloomfield Conference
Thursday, September 22, 2022 (All day) to Friday, September 23, 2022 (All day)
Edison and Newman Room, 1st Floor Houghton Library, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
Curated by Harvard graduate students in English, this pop-up exhibition is inspired by “Trans-Reformation English Writing,” a graduate seminar taught by professor James Simpson for many years using objects from Houghton. Items include texts by Chaucer, Milton, and Shakespeare. The exhibition is part of "Illuminated and Unsettled: Literary Forms and Cultural Power, Medieval to Early Modern," Harvard English Department's 2022 Morton W. Bloomfield Conference honoring Simpson’s career as a teacher and scholar.