The archive of award-winning author Michael Ondaatje has been acquired by the Harry Ransom Center. Ondaatje, author of the Booker Prize-winning novel “The English Patient,” is widely regarded as one of the finest English-language novelists writing today. [Read more…] about Archive of Michael Ondaatje, author of “The English Patient,” acquired
Visit the Ransom Center car-free
This Thursday, June 15, marks the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) twelfth annual National Dump the Pump Day, which encourages people to opt for public transportation rather than a personal car. [Read more…] about Visit the Ransom Center without letting traffic stress you out!
The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin announces its appointment of Aaron T. Pratt as Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Books and Manuscripts. Pratt, who begins May 30, will provide curatorial support for the Ransom Center’s early book and manuscript holdings and participate in a variety of activities that promote their teaching and research use. [Read more…] about Harry Ransom Center appoints curator of early books and manuscripts
Aaron T. Pratt has joined the Ransom Center as our new Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Books and Manuscripts. [Read more…] about “My mind was blown, and so it began.” New curator of early books and manuscripts is former network and systems engineer
The Ransom Center has awarded more than 60 fellowships to postdoctoral, dissertation, and independent researchers studying topics ranging from the work of author Julia Alvarez to environmental protest in Nigerian literature to music and sound in film trailers. [Read more…] about Ransom Center Awards More Than 60 Fellowships