Topic: Nobel Prize

A glimpse into J. M. Coetzee's bound drafts

Oct. 18, 2011
Manuscript materials and galleys related to J. M. Coetzee's novel "Life and Times of Michael K" (1984).

The Ransom Center's literature curator combed through the Nobel-winning writer and alum's archive and discovered more than his elegant handwriting.

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Nobel Prize-Winning Writer J. M. Coetzee's Archive Acquired By Harry Ransom Center

Oct. 10, 2011

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of Nobel Prize-winning writer and University of Texas at Austin alumnus J. M. Coetzee. Spanning more than 50 years, the archive traces the author's life and career from 1956 through the present.

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Graphic Novelist Discusses Comic-Book Biography of Physicist Richard Feynman

Sept. 28, 2011

Event: Science Study Break talk by Jim Ottaviani on his graphic novel biography of physicist Richard Feynman. The event is free and open to the public.

When: Friday, Sept. 30, 6 p.m.

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Economist discusses Nobel Prize

Nov. 1, 2007
Economist discusses Nobel Prize

Carping from time to time over the unworthiness or politics of a particular Nobel peace or literature laureate is expected. But when it comes to economics, it's the award itself that sometimes comes in for sneers; even a couple of its winners have suggested it be abolished.

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Eighty years ago, Texas researcher conducted X-ray experiments that won Nobel Prize

Sept. 28, 2007

In the 1920s, J.T. Patterson, the chairman of the Department of Zoology at The University of Texas at Austin, wanted to push his school into the top ranks of genetic research. So he did what Texans do, he recruited a top player for his team.

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