Project

Elizabeth Bishop and the Literary Archive

Division of Education Programs

Photo of an open book of poetry, with a bunch of lilies laid on top of the book

The seminar seeks to extend and deepen knowledge and understanding about the poet Elizabeth Bishop, her circle, and literary history; understand key theoretical and critical debates surrounding the archives and literary history;Ā strengthen the academic discourse surrounding the ethics of archival research; and develop a deeper understanding of how social issues affect artistic expression.