Stephen Enniss, Director of the Harry Ransom Center, shared his thoughts about the proposed elmination of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities in an opinion editorial in the Austin American-Statesman. Below is the piece that ran on March 10.
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
Ransom Center Director Steve Enniss elaborates on the honor of housing Gabriel García Márquez’s archive and how he envisions it reaching far beyond Austin.
Fighting back against the loss of memory Aureliano Buendía in Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude takes up a brush and paints on the objects and creatures of his town their proper names, as if participating in a creation story. [Read more…] about Like a character in one of his own novels, Gabriel García Márquez has entered a place outside of time