Topic: Ransom Center

Acclaimed Writer Ian McEwan's Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

May 15, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas  The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of writer Ian McEwan (b. 1948), one of the most distinguished novelists of his generation.

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The Work of Art: Glimpse Creativity in the Making

Nov. 13, 2013
The Work of Art: Glimpse Creativity in the Making

The Ransom Center's newly acquired Ed Ruscha archive reveals the creative process of one of the most influential artists working today. See his sketches, snapshots and journals.

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Nine Massive Open Online Courses to be Offered by The University of Texas at Austin

Feb. 11, 2013

Students around the globe will have the opportunity to participate in nine dynamic massive open online courses (MOOCs) to be offered by The University of Texas at Austin during the 2013-14 academic year.

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Author Nicolas Freeling's Papers Available at Ransom Center

Oct. 23, 2012

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has opened the papers of British novelist Nicolas Freeling (1927-2003) for research. Freeling received numerous international awards for his writing, including the Grand Prix de Roman Policier (1964, France), the Edgar Allan Poe Award (1966, United States) and the Crime Writers' Association Golden Daggar (1964, Britain).

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Exhibition Celebrates Centennial of American Playwright Tennessee Williams

Dec. 14, 2010

The Harry Ransom Center celebrates the 100th anniversary of American playwright Tennessee Williams' birth with the exhibition "Becoming Tennessee Williams." The exhibition runs from Feb. 1 to July 31 at the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.

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