The 13th Annual Professor John Howard Birss, Jr. Memorial Lecture Series presents "The Ball Jar at 50," a keynote address delivered by Karen V. Kukil, special collections librarian at Smith College. This year's Birss Memorial Lecture Series celebrates the 50th anniversary of "The Bell Jar." This event is sponsored by the Professor John Howard Birss, Jr. Memorial Lecture Fund.
As part of the annual lecture series, a special exhibition on Sylvia Plath and "The Bell Jar" shows in the University Library from February 1 to March 10. The exhibit was prepared by Christine Fagan, RWU collection development & acquisitions librarian, and Karen V. Kukil.
All events are free and open to the public. The RWU Feinstein College of Arts and Sciences presents this annual lecture series.