Topic: Leslie Lyon

Race, gender and sexuality in African art

Feb. 28, 2011
Associate Professor Moyo Okediji

Art History Professor Moyo Okediji, curator of a new Visual Arts Center exhibition, goes beyond skin color to portray what contemporary African art is.

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Remembering Oscar G. Brockett

Dec. 14, 2010
Oscar Brockett

Professor Emeritus Oscar Brockett touched hearts and molded minds. Family, friends and students gathered on campus to pay tribute to the prominent theatre historian.

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Oscar Brockett dies: "I miss him sorely," says dean

Nov. 10, 2010
Oscar Brockett

Distinguished professor Oscar Brockett, 87, a leading theatre historian, died on Nov. 6. His colleagues in the Department of Theatre and Dance and the College of Fine Arts reflect on his achievements and say they are fortunate to have known him.

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Behind the scenes with Meryl Streep

Nov. 9, 2010
Meryl Streep

Actress Meryl Streep met with University of Texas at Austin Theatre and Dance students and divulged what she was really thinking in a scene of "The Deer Hunter."

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Ned Rifkin Appointed Director of The Blanton Museum of Art

May 8, 2009

Dr. Ned Rifkin, former undersecretary for art at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., has been appointed director of the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin.

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