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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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Thomas F. Staley, director of the Harry Ransom Center, reflects on the ways literature, art and the humanities are vital to teaching us how to be intellectually alive.

Staley is also professor of English and holds The Harry Huntt Ransom Chair in Liberal Arts.