Topic: Drama

We Sacrifice Freedom for Safety, and We Need Not Do So

April 21, 2014
We Sacrifice Freedom for Safety, and We Need Not Do So

Americans cherish their freedom. They enjoy a degree of personal, social and political freedom nearly unrivalled in human history. So it is ironic and even tragic that they willingly forfeit so much of that freedom in pursuit of another value: safety. Safety from what? In a word, crime.

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Annual Nilsson Drama Lecture Considers "Threepenny"

Feb. 21, 2011

The 6th annual David O. Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama returns to the stage with a conversation about Brecht and Weill's "The Threepenny Opera" at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 24 in the Winship Drama Building, Room 2.112 on The University of Texas at Austin campus.

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Ransom Center Receives Grant to Catalog Spanish Comedias Sueltas

Jan. 10, 2011

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has received $137,015 from the Council on Library and Information Resources Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives for "Revealing Texas Collections of Comedias Sueltas."

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Libraries' Lecture Features Local Playwrights in Panel Discussion on April 10

March 27, 2008

The University of Texas Libraries and the Fine Arts Library announce the third annual David O. Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama featuring a panel of notable Austin playwrights to discuss their influences and the current state and potential future of their art on both a local and broad scale.

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