Event: The Harry Ransom Center presents "Reading Lolita in Tehran" author Azar Nafisi as part of the Harry Ransom Lectures. A book signing of her new memoir, "Things I Have Been Silent About," follows. When: Thursday, March 12, at 7 p.m. Where: AT&T Conference Center, 1900 University Ave. Background: Nafisi is best known as the… » Continue Reading
Event: The Harry Ransom Center presents playwright and filmmaker David Mamet, artist Ed Ruscha, British novelist Barry Unsworth and writer Azar Nafisi for the inaugural Harry Ransom Lectures in spring 2009. When: Various dates throughout spring 2009 Where: Various locations on The University of Texas at Austin campus Background: The Harry Ransom Lectures honor former… » Continue Reading
The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin has formed a distinguished lecture and residency program in the arts and humanities.