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Benson’s ¡A Viva Voz! Features Producer Avellán

The Benson Latin American Collection presents the ninth annual ¡A Viva Voz!, "Machetes, Mariachis and Spy Kids: Elizabeth Avellán Makes Movies" in which film producer Elizabeth Avellán will discuss her life as one of the few Latina film producers who has been able to succeed in the male-dominated film business. The event takes place at…   » Continue Reading

Fine Arts Library Hosts Ransom Center Companion Exhibit

The Fine Arts Library at The University of Texas at Austin has partnered with the Harry Ransom Center to host an exhibition of materials related to the college career of American playwright Tennessee Williams.

Fine Arts Library Hosts Trailer Ceramics Show

The Artstream Ceramic Library, a unique art exhibition featuring the work of 13 nationally recognized ceramic potters, will be hosted by the Fine Arts Library at The University of Texas at Austin through Thursday, March 31.

Annual Nilsson Drama Lecture Considers “Threepenny”

The 6th annual David O. Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama returns to the stage with a conversation about Brecht and Weill's "The Threepenny Opera" at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 24 in the Winship Drama Building, Room 2.112 on The University of Texas at Austin campus.

Libraries Host Exhibit Honoring Human Rights Activist Helen Suzman

The University of Texas Libraries have partnered with the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin to host an exhibition honoring the life and work of iconic human rights activist Helen Suzman, the South African leader who devoted her life to the fight against apartheid.

Libraries Complete Fire Maps Scanning Project

The University of Texas Libraries have completed a three-and-one half-year scanning project to make the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Texas and Mexico (1877-1922) available online.

Life Science “Study Break” Funded for $10,000 by Credit Union

The Life Science Library has received $10,000 from the University Federal Credit Union (UFCU) to sponsor its popular Science Study Break program. The financial support from UFCU will make it possible for program enhancements, including increased exposure, technology upgrades and a permanent location for Science Study Break over the next two years. Science Study Break…   » Continue Reading

University of Texas Libraries Initiative Integral to Establishment of Genocide Archive

The Human Rights Documentation Initiative at the University of Texas Libraries is playing a significant role in the establishment of an archive for the preservation of records related to the Rwandan genocide.

University of Texas and Texas A&M Systems Augment Storage Collaboration

The University of Texas System is extending an innovative collaboration with the Texas A&M University System to preserve library resources at both systems. Following the successful completion of a high-density library storage facility at The University of Texas at Austin's J. J. Pickle Research Campus, the two systems announced plans for the construction of a…   » Continue Reading

Benson Collection Honored by Mexico City

Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon has awarded the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection the Medalla 1808, an award presented for contributions to the study and development of Mexican history and culture. The Benson was cited as "honorably representing Mexico's history through its highly recognized achievements in the field of academic and research development"…   » Continue Reading