Topic: Briscoe Center for American History

MEDIA ADVISORY: “Struggle for Justice” Exhibit Opens Friday

Nov. 7, 2017
Struggle for Justice

“Struggle for Justice: Four Decades of Civil Rights Photography" at the Briscoe Center for American History at UT Austin features photographs that show the flashpoints of the civil rights movement.

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UT Grieves Loss of Opera Star Alumna Barbara Smith Conrad

May 22, 2017
Barbara Smith Conrad

UT Austin mourns the loss of world-renowned mezzo-soprano and alumna Barbara Smith Conrad (B.M., 1959). 

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Briscoe Center for American History Reopens After Renovation

April 10, 2017
Briscoe Center for American History

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at UT Austin has reopened its public spaces after a comprehensive 18-month renovation.

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President Johnson’s Pedernales River Chili

Feb. 15, 2016
President Johnson’s Pedernales River Chili

We found LBJ's chili recipe in the Briscoe Center for American History’s archive and brought it to one of our world-class chefs to learn how to cook it.

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Stekler's Archives Reveal Intersection of Film and Politics

Dec. 14, 2015
Paul Stekler

Professor Paul Stekler recently donated his film archives to the Briscoe Center for American History. He reflects on his long career documenting "American political anthropology."

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