Arts and Humanities

Behind Every Great Documentary, There’s A Great Archive

Oct. 9, 2017
Dirck Halstead's fall of saigon pi

UT’s Briscoe Center provides key images and documents for Ken Burns’ latest masterpiece.

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Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro's Archive is at Ransom Center

Oct. 5, 2017
Kazuo Ishiguro archive

The Harry Ransom Center holds the archive of Kazuo Ishiguro, recipient of the 2017 Nobel Prize in literature.

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Harry Ransom Center Acquires Archive of Michael Ondaatje

Sept. 25, 2017
Notebooks containing the first draft of Michael Ondaatje's novel "The English Patient," 1988.

The archive of award-winning author Michael Ondaatje has been acquired by the Harry Ransom Center.

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New School of Design and Creative Technologies Launched

Sept. 7, 2017
Doreen Lorenzo works with Design students. Photo by Michelle Harris.

The University of Texas at Austin has created the School of Design and Creative Technologies. 

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Big Data May Amplify Existing Police Surveillance Practices

Sept. 7, 2017
community_surveillance

With access to more personal data than ever before, police have the power to solve crimes more quickly, but in practice, the influx of information tends to amplify existing practices.

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