Topic: Poetry

Poet Billy Collins' Archive Acquired by Ransom Center

Jan. 21, 2014

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of American poet Billy Collins. The materials span Collins' personal and professional life from the 1950s to the present and documents in detail his creative development.  

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Exhibition Explores the First World War Through Letters, Poems, Diaries and Fiction

Dec. 18, 2013

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AUSTIN, Texas  In conjunction with the centenary of the start of the First World War, the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the exhibition "The World at War, 19141918." The exhibition runs from Feb. 11 through Aug. 3.

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Ransom Center Hosts Variety of Programs in November and December

Oct. 12, 2011

EVENT: The Harry Ransom Center hosts public programs.

WHEN: Various dates throughout November and December.

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Living to learn

May 2, 2011
Living to learn

In this video, Harry Ransom Center Director Thomas F. Staley reflects on the ways literature is vital to teaching us how to be alive.

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Area Students to Compete in Spanish Poetry Competition

April 14, 2010

Event: More than 230 students from pre-kindergarten through high school will compete in the 36th annual Spanish Poetry Declamation Contest, earning points for their memory, interpretation and proper diction of Spanish poetic works.

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