Topic: Harry Ransom Center

Ransom Center Announces Preservation, Conservation Leader

Sept. 30, 2015
Ellen Cunningham-Kruppa

The Harry Ransom Center announces the appointment of Ellen Cunningham-Kruppa as associate director and head of the Preservation and Conservation Division

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Harry Ransom Center's "Shakespeare in Print and Performance"

Sept. 14, 2015
Shakespeare in Print and Performance graphic identity

On the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death in 1616, the Harry Ransom Center at UT Austin presents the exhibition “Shakespeare in Print and Performance,” commemorating the enduring legacy, longevity and relevance of the most frequently performed and most venerated English playwright.

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Ransom Center Accepting Applications for Fellowships

Sept. 2, 2015
Norman O. Dawn, special effects card for Call of the Yukon, 1926; J. W. F. Herschel, Halley's Comet, 1836–7; Page from common

The Ransom Center invites applications for its 2016–2017 research fellowships. More than 50 fellowships will be awarded for projects that require substantial onsite use of the Center's collections, supporting research in all areas of the humanities including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.

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Ransom Center to Acquire Archive of Kazuo Ishiguro

Aug. 24, 2015
Kazuo Ishiguro's Dream Techniques page for "The Unconsoled.”

The Harry Ransom Centera humanities research library and museum at UT Austin, is acquiring the archive of award-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro. 

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Just the Start of the Tour

Aug. 12, 2015
Workbook for The Pale King

The End of the Tour, a new film recounting the final days of David Foster Wallace’s promotional tour for his groundbreaking novel Infinite Jest, is one of the most-buzzed-about indie films to hit theaters this summer. And it has UT Austin connections you may not be aware of.

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