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Ransom Center Symposium to Explore American Cultural Life During Civil War

Ransom Center Symposium to Explore American Cultural Life During Civil War

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, announces the 11th Flair Symposium, “Cultural Life During Wartime, 1861–1865” to take place Sept. 18–20.

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