Friday, February 25, 2011

New exhibit at Olin

Info on a new exhibit coming to Olin Library next week:

Animal Legends:
From the Trojan Horse to Godzilla

March 4, 2011 - September 30, 2011
Hirshland Exhibition Gallery
Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
On 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.

Opening lecture, Friday, March 4, 2011:

“Love, Paradise, and the Rise of the Animal in English Literature”
Laura Brown, John Wendell Anderson Professor of English &
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
5 p.m., Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
Reception immediately following:
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.

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