Topic: Humanities

9 Reasons UT Loves the NEA and NEH

Dec. 7, 2015
UT Austin students in Shakespeare at Winedale

From Shakespeare at Winedale to archaeology in Greece, here are nine reasons UT loves the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities on their 50th anniversary, as their chairs visit campus.

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NEA and NEH Chairs Mark 50 Years With Talk at UT Austin

Dec. 2, 2015
Lyndon Baines Johnson

The University of Texas at Austin will host a conversation with National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu and National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman William D. Adams to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the NEA and NEH. 

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Ransom Center Awards 70 Fellowships

May 27, 2015
Ransom Center collections.

 The Harry Ransom Center has awarded 70 research fellowships for 2015–2016.

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What the Texas Textbook Dispute Reveals about the Importance of the Humanities

Dec. 15, 2014
What the Texas Textbook Dispute Reveals about the Importance of the Humanities

One article after another slams liberal arts degrees and humanities education as lacking value. But members of the Texas State Board of Education engaged in heated battle recently over textbook approvals for one essential subject in the humanities: history.

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Harry Ransom Center Accepting Applications for Research Fellowships in the Humanities

Oct. 21, 2014

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, invites applications for its 20152016 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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