Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist Nicholas Kristof to Address Human Trafficking at The University of Texas at Austin
Event: Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Nicholas Kristof will speak at The University of Texas at Austin at an event hosted by the Plan II Honors Program. When: 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13 Where: The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum Auditorium, 2313 Red River St. A campus map is available online. Background: Kristof will discuss "Stories… » Continue Reading
Columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. to Discuss “The Education of Barack Obama: What Our First Black President is Learning about Race, Politics and the Media”
Event: Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. will present "The Education of Barack Obama: What Our First Black President is Learning About Race, Politics and the Media" as part of the Mary Alice Davis Distinguished Lectureship at The University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism. This lecture is free and open to the… » Continue Reading
Speakers for fall convocation ceremonies by schools and colleges at The University of Texas at Austin on Dec. 4 and 5, include a corporate executive, university scholars and a Pulitzer Prize winner.
In a year when the death penalty continues to stir passions from Texas to Connecticut and beyond, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Oshinsky's new book will help Americans better understand the history, politics and role of capital punishment in the United States.
H.W. Brands, professor of history at The University of Texas at Austin, was among the 93rd annual Pulitzer Prize finalists. He was nominated in the category of biography or autobiography for his book "Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt." This is the second time Brands has been… » Continue Reading
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) will air "The Polio Crusade," a one-hour television documentary based in part on History Professor David Oshinsky's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, at 8 p.m. (CST) Feb. 2.
The archive of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard has been made available for research by scholars as the Society of American Archivists' Archive Month draws to a close.
EVENT: Cocktail reception and book signing in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the publication of David Hume Kennerly's "Extraordinary Circumstances: The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford."
David Mamet, author of more than 50 plays and 25 screenplays that have earned him a Pulitzer Prize, Oscar nominations and a Tony Award, will visit The University of Texas at Austin campus the first week of February to speak and meet with students in the James A. Michener Center for Writers and the departments… » Continue Reading