Through its digital collections portal, the Harry Ransom Center has made available a remarkable example of juvenilia from its Charles Lutwidge Dodgson collection. [Read more…] about A young Lewis Carroll, “musing on milk” and “reasoning on rubbish”
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
The closing of an exhibition is always bittersweet. The closing of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is particularly so for me. During the run of the exhibition we saw the galleries come alive with [Read more…] about On the closing of Alice
The Ransom Center Galleries will be open on Saturday, July 4, and Sunday, July 5, from noon to 5 p.m.
Visitors can view the current exhibition Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, which runs through Monday, July 6. Don’t miss your opportunity to see this exhibition! [Read more…] about Alice exhibition open on July 4 weekend
Charles Dodgson began to tell the story of a little girl named Alice on an outing with Alice, Edith, and Lorina Liddell on July 4, 1862. He later recalled that “golden afternoon” in a poem that prefaces many editions of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. [Read more…] about July 4, 1862: A Golden Afternoon with Alice and her Sisters
Disney’s film Alice in Wonderland (1951) will kick off the Ransom Center’s Young Adventurers Film Series this Saturday at 3 p.m. Other films in the series include James and the Giant Peach (1996) on June 13, Coraline (2009) on June 20, and Where the Wild Things Are (2009) on June 27.
Galit Marmor-Lavie is a professor at The University of Texas at Austin’s Moody College of Communication. This semester she brought students in her undergraduate Advertising and Popular Culture class, offered at the Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations, to the Ransom Center’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland exhibition. Below, she explains the project that was inspired by the exhibition and what drew her to use the Ransom Center as a resource.