Topic: Thomas Staley

Headliners: To Run or Not to Run

Sept. 16, 2013
Headliners: To Run or Not to Run

UT Austin scholars made headlines recently, discussing physiology, global politics and the Bard. Find out whether biking or running is more effective for weight loss, per Professor Tanaka.

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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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"Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-first Century" Highlights Archives Acquired by Ransom Center Since 2000

Dec. 14, 2010

The Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-first Century" showcases major literary and cultural archives acquired by the center since 2000.

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Author Denis Johnson's Papers Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

July 7, 2010

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the papers of National Book Award winner Denis Johnson, author of "Jesus' Son" and "Tree of Smoke."

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David Foster Wallace Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

March 9, 2010

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of writer David Foster Wallace (1962-2008), author of "Infinite Jest" (1996), "The Broom of the System" (1987), "Girl with Curious Hair" (1988) and numerous collections of stories and essays.

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