Arts and Humanities

Writings of UT Austin authors featured at Harry Ransom Humanities Center

Sept. 24, 1997

Manuscript materials by living and legendary authors from The University of Texas at Austin will be featured in an exhibition that opens Oct. 1 at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center.

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UT Austin to unveil scale models of Martin Luther King Jr. Sculpture; Committee will select artist at Oct. 28 meeting

Sept. 22, 1997

After nearly 10 years of effort, the students at The University of Texas at Austin are one step closer to having a sculpture of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. erected on the East Mall of the campus. The Martin Luther King Jr. Sculpture Committee is unveiling the maquette's (scale models) produced by the five artists who are finalists vying for the commission of this historic project at the University.

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Major exhibition on Texas Mexicans opens Oct. 12 at LBJ Library and Museum on UT Austin campus

Sept. 5, 1997

A major exhibition, Los Tejanos: Sus Huellas en esta Tierra (The Texas Mexicans: Footprints on the Land), opens at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum on Oct. 12.

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Hispanic Heritage Month specialreports to be aired by Latino USA

Sept. 4, 1997

Five special reports focusing on the culture and politics of the nation's burgeoning Latino community will be aired during Hispanic Heritage Month by Latino USA,  the radio journal of news and culture produced at The University of Texas at Austin.

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