Book about Ransom Center’s history now available
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Ransom Center has published Collecting the Imagination: The First Fifty Years of the Ransom Center, a richly illustrated chronicle of its history. Collecting the Imagination tells the story of the Center's collections, the philosophy behind their acquisition, and the Center's committment to share its holdings with the public. BUY THIS BOOK.
Deep Throat papers open for research
The Woodward and Bernstein papers on Mark Felt, the source known as Deep Throat, are now open to researchers, scholars, and the public at the Ransom Center. Select materials from the Felt file will be displayed on the first floor of the Center through April 8. LEARN MORE. Also, you can listen to audio clips from both panels of "The Legacy of Watergate" on KUT's website.
View photos from the American ’20s Music Series
VIEW PHOTOS from shows at the Elephant Room, Antone’s, the Continental Club, and Emo’s, including shots of the 1920s fashion show.
Listen to Voices of the American Twenties
CLICK HERE to listen to audio clips from actors featured in the museum theater program Voices of the American Twenties, which highlights historical figures in The American Twenties exhibition.
Share your history with the Ransom Center
What’s your history with the Ransom Center? SHARE it with others in the online forum on the Ransom Center’s 50th anniversary website.
TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 7 P.M.
LECTURE Pioneer color photographer Marie Cosindas, best-known for her unique portraits and still lifes, talks about her work and career.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, NOON
READING Poetry on the Plaza: The Cruelest Month
THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 7 P.M.
LECTURE Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, Professor of Comparative Literature at Stanford University and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, presents “In 1926: Why and How?”
SATURDAY, APRIL 7, NOON-4 P.M.
AMERICAN ’20s MUSIC SERIES Enjoy a free, all-ages concert on the plaza with the Pistol Love Family Band, the Biscuit Brothers, and more. Details at www.hrc.utexas.edu/music.
MONDAY, APRIL 16, 7 P.M.
PANEL Cary D. Wintz, Professor of History at Texas Southern University, Martha Jane Nadell, Assistant Professor of English at Brooklyn College, CUNY, and Shirley Thompson, Assistant Professor of American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, discuss the Harlem Renaissance and its impact on America.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, NOON
READING Poetry on the Plaza: Living Poets
FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 7 P.M.
LECTURE In “1922: The Emergence of a Concept,” Marc Manganaro, English Professor at Rutgers University, examines the impact of 1922, an anno mirabilis in literature and the humanities.