For centuries, scholars have been searching for answers to a literary mystery: Who wrote the five additional passages in Thomas Kyd’s “The Spanish Tragedy”? Mounting arguments point to William Shakespeare, but English professor Douglas Bruster has recently found evidence confirming that the 325 additional lines are indeed the work of the Bard. According to Bruster’s… » Continue Reading
Recipients of some of the most prestigious awards given by The University of Texas at Austin were recognized Tuesday, Jan. 26, during a dinner hosted by the university's president, President William Powers Jr., at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center.
From tales of apparitions to the nightmarish narrative of a madman, scholars unearth their favorite literary works of horror
VIDEO Halloween: The word itself evokes images of grinning jack-o-lanterns, costumed trick-or-treaters and otherworldly creatures drifting through the night. Watch a video of professors reading their favorite spooky passages. (Video opens in new window in OnCampus.) In celebration of this spooky holiday, scholars throughout The University of Texas at Austin reveal their favorite spine-tingling tales… » Continue Reading
Six faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin have been selected to receive the President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award for 2009-2010 for demonstrating a consistent level of excellence in teaching.