Free and open to the public.
Stanford Libraries' Special Collections will have several items of Allen Ginsberg's memorabilia on display Friday, July 12 at the Stanford Humanities Center, giving the public a rare opportunity to view items held in Special Collections.
Bill Morgan, biographer and personal archivist to Allen Ginsberg, will speak at Stanford University, home of the Ginsberg archives. Morgan, who coordinated the transfer of Ginberg’s archives to Stanford, will be in conversation with Stanford literary scholar Hilton Obenzinger. Morgan and Obenzinger will discuss the legacy of Ginsberg’s cultural contributions and the scope of the Ginsberg archives.
When: Friday, July 12, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Where: The Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street
This event is part of The Allen Ginsberg Festival, and is being presented in conjunction with the Contemporary Jewish Museum exhibition Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg.
Co-sponsored by the Contemporary Jewish Museum, Lehrhaus Judaica, Stanford Continuing Studies and the Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford.