Arts and Humanities

Thank you gifts from post World War II France on exhibit at Texas Memorial Museum

March 4, 1999

Toys, a saber and a wedding dress from France -- all gifts to the American people for sending relief supplies after World War II -- are among items on display Feb. 12 through June 30 at the Texas Memorial Museum (TMM) on The University of Texas at Austin campus.

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Tradition of Dr. Linda Schele lives on with Maya Meetings

March 2, 1999

When University of Texas art historian Dr. Linda Schele was alive, she did more than decode the long mysterious hieroglyphs of the ancient Maya people. She infected others with her enthusiasm about the Maya language and the history it revealed.

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Photojournalist Duncan to be honored by U.S. Marines in opening ceremony of his new exhibit on UT Austin campus

March 2, 1999

Combat photographer David Douglas Duncan, one of America's greatest photojournalists whose images of World War II, the Vietnam War and other battlefield photos have won international recognition, will be honored by the United States Marine Corps at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday (March 6) at The University of Texas at Austin campus.

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Theater in the classroom makes education fun

Feb. 24, 1999

Members of Creative Arts Team (CAT), an innovative theater company from New York City, will be in residence at The University of Texas at Austin's department of theater and dance Feb. 25-March 1 to create a new curriculum-based theater program with UT students and AISD elementary teachers.

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UT Austin teams with historical association to bring Texas history online

Feb. 15, 1999

The New Handbook of Texas, a comprehensive encyclopedia of information on Texas history, geography and culture, now is available online as a free service to the people of Texas. The electronic version of the 7,000-page, six-volume resource book, was announced Monday (Feb. 15) by The University of Texas at Austin.

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