The Jack and Stella Kerouac Center for Public Humanities

News & Events

Kerouac Comes to Screen and Stage
"On the Road" has U.S. Premiere.

"On the Road with Lowell on His Mind"
Former Center Director Hilary Holladay discusses Kerouac in the Boston Globe and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Center Helps Sponsor Manuscript Exhibit
The original manuscript of Kerouac's On the Road is on display from June 15 to October 14 at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum in honor of the 50th anniversary of its publication. Go to for more information.

UMass Lowell to Honor Kerouac
Jack Kerouac posthumously received an honorary doctorate at commencement on June 2, 2007. Read more...