Sarah Papazoglakis (University of California, Santa Cruz) discusses her research interests in advance of her visit to the Ransom Center.
Amanda Golden’s collection of essays This Business of Words: Reassessing Anne Sexton brings new attention to Anne Sexton’s poetry, archives, and legacy. [Read more…] about Bringing Anne Sexton back into the conversation: Q&A with Amanda Golden
The bottom half of this postcard—one of many images in the Harry Ransom Center’s Tony Pastor collection—reveals a lot about the early days of vaudeville. [Read more…] about Fellows Find: Seeing “the Indian” in vaudeville
I visited the Harry Ransom Center for two weeks to access the collection of St. John Ervine (1883–1971), an enigmatic, occasionally-forgotten figure who nonetheless casts a spell over a select band of Irish scholars and historians. His personal story fuses both the culture and politics of his Ireland. [Read more…] about Fellows find: Letters of St. John Ervine, playwright for a tumultuous Ireland
David Hering, a Lecturer at the University of Liverpool, visited the Ransom Center during the summer of 2013 to research his forthcoming book on David Foster Wallace. His research was supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment.