Event: Three prominent scholars will discuss the life and contributions of Alan Turing at a symposium commemorating the centennial of his birth. Turing was one of the earliest pioneers of computer science and artificial intelligence. The event is hosted by the Department of Linguistics at The University of Texas at Austin in conjunction with the… » Continue Reading
Ransom Center Exhibition Explores Career of American Stage and Industrial Designer Norman Bel Geddes
The Harry Ransom Center presents the exhibition “I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America,” which explores the career of American stage and industrial designer, futurist and urban planner Norman Bel Geddes (1893-1958).
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has opened registration for “Visions of the Future,” the 10th Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium, scheduled for Nov. 1-3. The symposium brings together historians, architects, industrial designers and visionaries in the fields of science fiction, film, theater and future… » Continue Reading
American science fiction writer Bruce Sterling has donated a collection of materials to the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.