The Story Behind “I Am an American!”: The Authorship and Activism of Alice Dunbar-Nelson

The Rosenbach’s upcoming online exhibition, programs, and educational opportunities use history and literature to spark civic engagement.     “My fathers and mothers toiled to make an economic foundation for me! Every drop of my blood holds an heritage of patriotism. I am proud of my past; I hold faith in my future! I am …

“We Simply Must Dress the Part”: A Bloomsday T-shirt Gallery

In addition to the great pleasures of hearing and talking about Ulysses, a Rosenbach Bloomsday brings smaller pleasures, one of which is people-watching. Government officials and philanthropists, actors and academics, artists and students, dogs and babies mingle in the crowd. Some (well, not so many of the dogs or babies) bring their own well-worn books …

The Rosenbach’s Gallery Gateway Online Exhibitions Make New Content Accessible Online

The Rosenbach has unveiled a new Gallery Gateway online exhibitions portal that will make content from exhibitions mounted onsite at the museum available to all via the Internet.  The first Gallery Gateway to debut online presents The Rosenbach’s current exhibition, American Voyager: Herman Melville at 200.  A second Gallery Gateway, which has recently made its …

Dr. Rosenbach, the First Edition of Ulysses, Smuggling and Censorship in the United States … and More Rhymes

Hello again, friends.  Judy Guston here with more info about The Rosenbach’s great Ulysses collections. I would be terribly remiss if I didn’t direct your attention to our handy Joyce Collections Guide, which you can find on our website here. Once our research library is open again, I hope you’ll feel welcome to make an appointment …

A Look At The Ulysses Manuscript

Hi there, Joyceans! This is Judy Guston, Curator and Director of Collections at the Rosenbach starting a new addition to Ulysses Every Day! This Bloomsday will be my 22nd at the Rosenbach! This year, from now through our virtual Bloomsday, my Collections teammates and I will be sharing with you some illustrated stories about the …