During the 2017–2018 academic year, the Harry Ransom Center will host a group of Thos. H. Law and Jo Ann Law undergraduate interns. [Read more…] about Undergraduate internship opportunities
Archives for January 2017
The Ransom Center’s two-volume Gutenberg Bible is on permanent display. Every few months the Center’s staff changes the opening, allowing visitors to see different pages and to protect the volumes from overexposure to light. [Read more…] about “Hasty and exuberant” decoration in the Ransom Center’s Gutenberg Bible
In 1996, Holocaust denier David Irving sued scholar Deborah Lipstadt on the grounds of libel for her book Denying the Holocaust (Penguin, 1993). The case went to court in the United Kingdom, where Lipstadt and her legal team found themselves having to legally prove that the Nazis had systematically exterminated millions of people. [Read more…] about Screenwriter David Hare, scholar Deborah Lipstadt discuss Denial
Helen Shenton, Librarian and College Archivist of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, presents “The Library of the Future; the Future of the Library” on Thursday, March 2, at 7 p.m. CST. This event will be livestreamed via the Harry Ransom Center’s Facebook page.
[Read more…] about “The Library of the Future”
Meet the Staff is a Q&A series on Cultural Compass that highlights the work, experience, and lives of staff at the Harry Ransom Center.
An alumnus of The University of Texas’s American Studies doctoral program, Andi Gustavson first came to the Harry Ransom Center as a graduate intern. [Read more…] about Andi Gustavson facilitates teaching with the collections
The archive for the acclaimed drama Mad Men, one of television’s most honored series in history, has been donated to the Harry Ransom Center. The donation was made by Matthew Weiner, the series creator, executive producer, writer and director; and Lionsgate, which produced the critically acclaimed series.
To mark this news, Weiner shares his thoughts on the value of archives, the show’s influence, and the storylines that got away. [Read more…] about Interview with Matthew Weiner, creator, executive producer, writer, and director of the series Mad Men