In celebration of the opening of the exhibition I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson join curator Mike Kelly, Head of the Archives & Special Collections at Frost Library, Amherst College, for an illustrated talk revealing the deeper stories of several objects included in the exhibition. Kelly will also discuss the ongoing efforts to make the full range of Dickinson’s manuscript and editorial history widely available and better understood. In 2012 Kelly worked with Amherst College to share the 1,200 Dickinson poems, fragments, and letters in the collection free online. Learn how these efforts continue and their effect on Dickinson scholarship around the globe.
The exhibition I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson will open at 5:30 pm for program attendees.