Topic: Culture

How the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Affected the Arts

April 4, 2018

It was King’s untimely passing 50 years ago that gave, within the arts, a pronounced fillip. 

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Freedmen’s Town Affirms the Culture of African Americans

March 6, 2018
Freedmen's Town

The idea of home and place are central to the politics of race in America.

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Archive of Photographer Fritz Henle Comes to Texas

Feb. 27, 2018
Fritz Henle (American, b. Germany, 1909–1993), [Nieves Orozco], 1943. Gelatin silver print (contact sheet).

The Ransom Center has acquired Fritz Henle's archive, containing negatives, transparencies, contact sheet books and thousands of prints spanning the photographer’s career. 

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How Hanukkah Has Changed in the U.S.

Jan. 2, 2018

Hanukkah wasn't always the most popular and recognizable of Jewish holidays.

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Austin’s Library is an Example of the Library of the Future

Dec. 12, 2017
Austin Library

Libraries of the future must play a more active role in creativity and productivity processes. 

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