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Celebrated poems of Milton, Whitman come alive for students through multimedia teaching tools

Celebrated poems of Milton, Whitman come alive for students through multimedia teaching tools

Poetry is not meant to be read with the eyes alone, but also with the ears. As University of Texas at Austin English professor and Milton scholar John Rumrich explains, the true meaning of verse can't be divined just by looking at the words. It must be read aloud. The poet's words must be heard.…   » Continue Reading

Ramadan, Islamic and Arab Experts

This week, followers of the faith of Islam will begin to celebrate Ramadan, one of the religion's most important observances, which will continue through Sept. 20. Scholars at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss the Islamic faith, history and culture, and the Arab world from a variety of perspectives.

Noted Spanish Author to Provide Lecture, Reading

Spanish novelist, poet, playwright and filmmaker Vicente Molina Foix will visit The University of Texas at Austin on Tuesday, Nov. 11 and Wednesday, Nov. 12 to participate in events relating to his work.