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In the Shadow of Genius: The Brooklyn Bridge and its Creators

Date & Time

Tuesday, November 24, 2020, 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.




Virtual Event


Presented by Rutgers University Libraries

Brooklyn Bridge

The 34th annual Bishop Lecture will feature photographer and author Barbara Mensch, who will speak about how she was inspired by Special Collections and University Archives' Roebling Collection to create her recent book In the Shadow of Genius: The Brooklyn Bridge and Its Creators (Fordham University Press, 2018).

Mensch, who has lived alongside the Brooklyn Bridge for over 30 years, will illustrate her talk with striking photographs, including some taken deep inside the bridge. Guests will have the opportunity to order pre-signed copies of the book.

Learn more and register for the event.