In December 2015, the Council on Library and Information Resources granted the Harry Ransom Center a Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives award to scan more than 24,000 pages from the Gabriel García Márquez archive. [Read more…] about The magically real digital archive of Gabriel García Márquez
Five scholars from the United Kingdom will conduct research at the Ransom Center as part of the 2016-2017 International Placement Scheme (IPS) administered and funded by the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). [Read more…] about Five UK scholars receive fellowships for research at the Ransom Center
The Ransom Center presents the exhibition Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World from August 15, 2016, to January 1, 2017. Featuring more than 200 photographs, it is the first exhibition drawn from the extensive Elliott Erwitt Photography Collection, acquired by the Ransom Center in 2015. It is the most comprehensive examination of the internationally renowned photographer’s life and work to date.
The Ransom Center has acquired the archive of Indian author and philosopher Raja Rao (1908-2006), recipient of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature and numerous other literary awards. Rao’s estate donated the archive to the Center. [Read more…] about Ransom Center acquires archive of Indian author Raja Rao
The Ransom Center has awarded more than 75 fellowships to postdoctoral, dissertation and independent researchers studying topics ranging from the works of Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez to the relationship between the music of vaudeville and early silent film. [Read more…] about More than 75 fellowships awarded
Photograph conservator Diana Diaz-Cañas is one of 30 staff from across The University of Texas at Austin to receive a 2016 Outstanding Staff Award. Recognized for their invaluable contributions, the work of this select group of recipients has had a significant impact on the University. [Read more…] about Photograph conservator’s talents and contributions recognized by University