American Novelist and Poet
Jack Kerouac in Fred McDarrah's New York apartment, Dec. 10, 1959

Jack in Fred McDarrah’s appartment, Dec. 10, 1959. Copyright: Fred McDarrah/Getty Images

Video Archive

Professor Ammiel Alcalay (Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY) discusses the pedagogy and archival practice of his Lost & Found publishing project. Lost & Found is a series of student and guest edited archival texts emerging from the New American Poetry. Professor Alcalay is the initiator and General Editor of Lost & Found. He spoke at UMass Lowell on March 8, 2016.

Professor Todd Tietchen (English Department, UMass Lowell) discusses the first part of The Town and the City during the inaugural meeting of UMass Lowell Library’s “Jack Reading and Discussion Series,” (Spring 2013). The reading series was supported by the University of Massachusetts Lowell and a grant from Mass Humanities. It was open to the public and streamed live.


Below Professor Tietchen discusses the second half of The Town and the City on February 19, 2013.


Below Professor Tietchen discusses Visions of Gerard at UMass Lowell on April 9, 2013.


The “Jack Kerouac Reading and Discussion Series” continues with Professor Todd Tietchen on April 30, 2013. The subject is Maggie Cassidy.


Allen Ginsberg speaks at UMass Lowell in the 1990s.