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MEDIA ADVISORY: Julian Bond to Keynote LBJ School’s Barbara Jordan Forum on Feb. 4

Civil rights activist and former Georgia state Sen. Julian Bond will deliver remarks at the 19th Annual Barbara Jordan Forum at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, highlighting contemporary civil rights issues facing America today. Bond’s life work offers numerous lessons on bringing about and leading social…   » Continue Reading

Annual MLK Day March and Rally Will Begin at UT Austin Campus

The 21st annual community march and rally honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. will begin at The University of Texas at Austin and proceed to the Huston-Tillotson University campus where events and entertainment will continue until 3 p.m.

Black Student-Athlete Conference to Feature ex-Longhorns Ricky Williams, Roosevelt Leaks

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement and two of its units will host the Black Student-Athlete Conference at The University of Texas at Austin on Jan. 7-9.

Sesquicentennial Exhibition Brings to Life Lewis Carroll’s Book “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

Sesquicentennial Exhibition Brings to Life Lewis Carroll’s Book “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the exhibition “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” to mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll’s classic work. The exhibition runs from Feb. 10 through July 6, 2015.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Acclaimed Writer Ian McEwan to Read from New Novel “The Children Act”

MEDIA ADVISORY: Acclaimed Writer Ian McEwan to Read from New Novel “The Children Act”

The Harry Ransom Center and the Michener Center for Writers present novelist Ian McEwan to mark the Ransom Center’s acquisition of McEwan’s archive. McEwan’s first American reading from his new novel “The Children Act” will be followed by a reception and book signing.

Adm. McRaven Urges Graduates to Find Courage to Change the World

$(function(){$("#flickr_gallery_72157645015476941").galleryView({panel_width: 500, panel_height:333, enable_overlays: true, panel_scale: 'fit'});$(document).bind("keydown", function(e){if((e.keyCode || e.which) == 37){$(".gv_navPrev").click();}else if ((e.keyCode || e.which) == 39){$(".gv_navNext").click();}else if ((e.keyCode || e.which) == 73){$(".gv_showOverlay").click();}else if ((e.keyCode || e.which) == 80){if($(".gv_navPlay").is(":visible")){$(".gv_navPlay").click();}else{$(".gv_navPause").click();}}});}); keyboard shortcuts The following are the remarks by Naval Adm. William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, at the University-wide Commencement at The University…   » Continue Reading

MEDIA ADVISORY: Summit on Data Visualization to Offer Insights on Big Data in Education

The first-ever invitational Summit on Educational Data Visualization is bringing together national education scholars, business leaders and technology experts for a discussion on the essential role big data plays in solving some of education’s biggest challenges.

“World War I Film Series” Highlights Films Made During and About First World War

“World War I Film Series” Highlights Films Made During and About First World War

EVENT: The Harry Ransom Center, Paramount Theatre and Austin Film Society present the “World War I Film Series” throughout the summer. WHEN: Various dates in May, June and July WHERE: Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe streets; The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave.; Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. BACKGROUND: Join the Ransom…   » Continue Reading

Ransom Center Symposium to Explore American Cultural Life During Civil War

Ransom Center Symposium to Explore American Cultural Life During Civil War

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, announces the 11th Flair Symposium, “Cultural Life During Wartime, 1861–1865” to take place Sept. 18–20.

Clements Center to Welcome U.S. Senator Marco Rubio

The William P. Clements, Jr. Center for History, Strategy & Statecraft at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to present an address by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida.