From the Trojan Horse to GodzillaMarch 4, 2011 - September 30, 2011On March 4, 2011 the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections will open the exhibition, “Animal Legends: From the Trojan Horse to Godzilla.” Drawing on the Library’s collections of rare books, manuscripts, photographs, and other artifacts, “Animal Legends” will explore how and why humans choose to elevate certain individual animals or species to the status of divinities, emblems, mascots, heroes, or celebrities.
Hirshland Exhibition Gallery
Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Opening lecture, Friday, March 4, 2011:“Love, Paradise, and the Rise of the Animal in English Literature”Reception immediately following:
Laura Brown, John Wendell Anderson Professor of English &
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
5 p.m., Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Hirshland Gallery, Level 2B, Carl A. Kroch Library
Information for visitors
Looks like fun.