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SEPTEMBER 2017

Roger Reeves READING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 7 P.M.

Roger Reeves, Associate Professor of English at The University of Texas at Austin, gives his inaugural reading. Reeves's poems have appeared in journals such as Poetry, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Best American Poetry, and Tin House. He was awarded a 2015 Whiting Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, and a 2013 NEA Fellowship. His first book, King Me (Copper Canyon Press, 2013), won the Larry Levis Reading Prize from Virginia Commonwealth University, the Zacharis Prize from Ploughshares, and the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award. Co-presented by the Department of English and the New Writers Project.

public 2017-09-26 19:00:00 2017-09-26 20:30:00 America/Chicago George Flaherty Roger Reeves, Associate Professor of English at The University of Texas at Austin, gives his inaugural reading. Reeves's poems have appeared in journals such as Poetry, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Best American Poetry, and Tin House. He was awarded a 2015 Whiting Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, and a 2013 NEA Fellowship. His first book, King Me (Copper Canyon Press, 2013), won the Larry Levis Reading Prize from Virginia Commonwealth University, the Zacharis Prize from Ploughshares, and the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award. Co-presented by the Department of English and the New Writers Project. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

Behind-the-Scenes Building Tour MEMBER EVENT SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 11 A.M.

Cathy Henderson, Associate Director for Education and Exhibitions, and Jim Kuhn, Associate Director and Hobby Foundation Librarian, lead an exclusive behind-the-scenes, top-to-bottom tour of the Ransom Center, discussing the past and future of collection development and stewardship. Open to members at the Guild level and above; RSVP required; limited capacity.

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public 2017-09-30 11:00:00 2017-09-30 12:30:00 America/Chicago Behind-the-Scenes Building Tour Cathy Henderson, Associate Director for Education and Exhibitions, and Jim Kuhn, Associate Director and Hobby Foundation Librarian, lead an exclusive behind-the-scenes, top-to-bottom tour of the Ransom Center, discussing the past and future of collection development and stewardship. Open to members at the Guild level and above; RSVP required; limited capacity. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

OCTOBER 2017

George Flaherty GALLERY TALK WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 7 P.M.

George Flaherty, Assistant Professor of Latin American and U.S. Latino Art History and Co-director of the Center for Latin American Visual Studies (CLAVIS), offers his perspective on the exhibition Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange, 1920–1945.

public 2017-10-11 19:00:00 2017-10-11 20:30:00 America/Chicago George Flaherty George Flaherty, Assistant Professor of Latin American and U.S. Latino Art History and Co-director of the Center for Latin American Visual Studies (CLAVIS), offers his perspective on the exhibition Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange, 1920–1945. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

Mexico Modern Cooking COOKING CLASS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 11 A.M.

Central Market, 4001 North Lamar

Join us for a cooking class with Central Market Cooking School chef Louis Ortiz, with a menu inspired by the exhibition Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange, 1920-1945. Pre-payment and registration required. More information on how to register soon.

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public 2017-10-15 11:00:00 2017-10-15 12:30:00 America/Chicago Mexico Modern Cooking Join us for a cooking class with Central Market Cooking School chef Louis Ortiz, with a menu inspired by the exhibition Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange, 1920-1945. Pre-payment and registration required. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Central Market Cooking School Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

Lynn Nottage HARRY RANSOM LECTURE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 6 P.M.

JESSEN AUDITORIUM

Over the past 25 years, Lynn Nottage's plays—Crumbs from the Table of Joy, Intimate Apparel, and the Pulitzer Prize–winning dramas Ruined and Sweat—have established her as one of the most original and incisive voices in theatre. Join Nottage as she offers insight into her creative process and reflects on the current state of the American theatre. Co-sponsored by the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies, the Michener Center for Writers, and the Department of Theatre and Dance.

Members of the Harry Ransom Center receive priority entry at this program. Doors open at 5:20 p.m. for members and at 5:30 p.m. for the general public. Members must present their membership cards for priority entry; one seat per membership card. Members arriving after 5:30 p.m. will join the general queue.

public 2017-10-24 18:00:00 2017-10-24 19:30:00 America/Chicago Lynn Nottage Over the past 25 years, Lynn Nottage's plays—Crumbs from the Table of Joy, Intimate Apparel, and the Pulitzer Prize–winning dramas Ruined and Sweat—have established her as one of the most original and incisive voices in theatre. Join Nottage as she offers insight into her creative process and reflects on the current state of the American theatre. Co-sponsored by the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies, the Michener Center for Writers, and the Department of Theatre and Dance. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Jessen Auditorium Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

NOVEMBER 2017

Distinto Amanecer (1943) CLASSICAL MEXICAN CINEMA SERIES THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 7 P.M.

In Distinto Amanecer (1943), an exemplar of the cabaretera genre, Andrea Palma stars as Julieta, the disaffected wife of a civil servant (Alberto Galán), who helps a former friend (Pedro Armendáriz) as he tries to elude would-be assassins. Directed by Julio Bracho; cinematography by Gabriel Figueroa. Spanish with English subtitles, 108 minutes. Charles Ramírez Berg, Professor in Media Studies at The University of Texas at Austin and author of The Classical Mexican Cinema, will introduce.

public 2017-11-02 19:00:00 2017-11-02 20:30:00 America/Chicago Distinto Amanecer (1943) In Distinto Amanecer (1943), an exemplar of the cabaretera genre, Andrea Palma stars as Julieta, the disaffected wife of a civil servant (Alberto Galán), who helps a former friend (Pedro Armendáriz) as he tries to elude would-be assassins. Directed by Julio Bracho; cinematography by Gabriel Figueroa. Spanish with English subtitles, 108 minutes. Charles Ramírez Berg, Professor in Media Studies at The University of Texas at Austin and author of The Classical Mexican Cinema, will introduce. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

María Candelaria (1943) CLASSICAL MEXICAN CINEMA SERIES THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 7 P.M.

Dolores del Rio and Pedro Armendáriz star in the drama María Candelaria (1943), a story of prejudice and romantic tragedy on the eve of the Mexican Revolution. María Candelaria won both the Grand Prix and Best Cinematography at the Cannes Film Festival in 1946. Directed by Emilio Fernández; cinematography by Gabriel Figueroa. Spanish with English subtitles, 102 minutes. Charles Ramírez Berg, Professor in Media Studies at The University of Texas at Austin and author of The Classical Mexican Cinema, will introduce.

public 2017-11-09 19:00:00 2017-11-09 20:30:00 America/Chicago María Candelaria (1943) Dolores del Rio and Pedro Armendáriz star in the drama María Candelaria (1943), a story of prejudice and romantic tragedy on the eve of the Mexican Revolution. María Candelaria won both the Grand Prix and Best Cinematography at the Cannes Film Festival in 1946. Directed by Emilio Fernández; cinematography by Gabriel Figueroa. Spanish with English subtitles, 102 minutes. Charles Ramírez Berg, Professor in Media Studies at The University of Texas at Austin and author of The Classical Mexican Cinema, will introduce. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

New Member Reception MEMBER EVENT WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 7 P.M.

Enjoy a night of special access to the Ransom Center at this Director's Reception and New Member Open House. Invitation only; RSVP required.

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public 2017-11-15 19:00:00 2017-11-15 20:30:00 America/Chicago New Member Reception Enjoy a night of special access to the Ransom Center at this Director's Reception and New Member Open House. Invitation only; RSVP required. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

Enamorada (1946) CLASSICAL MEXICAN CINEMA SERIES THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 7 P.M.

Set during the Mexican Revolution, an aristocratic young woman (María Félix) falls in love with a rebel general (Pedro Armendáriz) in Enamorada (1946). Directed by Emilio Fernández; cinematography by Gabriel Figueroa. Spanish with English subtitles, 99 minutes. Charles Ramírez Berg, Professor in Media Studies at The University of Texas at Austin and author of The Classical Mexican Cinema, will introduce.

public 2017-11-16 19:00:00 2017-11-16 20:30:00 America/Chicago María Candelaria (1943) Set during the Mexican Revolution, an aristocratic young woman (María Félix) falls in love with a rebel general (Pedro Armendáriz) in Enamorada (1946). Directed by Emilio Fernández; cinematography by Gabriel Figueroa. Spanish with English subtitles, 99 minutes. Charles Ramírez Berg, Professor in Media Studies at The University of Texas at Austin and author of The Classical Mexican Cinema, will introduce. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

Member Book Club: Scoop MEMBER EVENT SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 11 A.M. AND 3 P.M.

Scoop by Evelyn Waugh

Dive into the collections with our member book club! Join us for lunch or happy hour, and a lively discussion of Evelyn Waugh's Scoop. Waugh's archive resides at the Ransom Center. View collection materials that provide insight into the author's writing process. Advance registration and payment are required. Parking is included. The book club will take place at the Ransom Center.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. lunch session at capacity
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. happy hour session at capacity

Open to Ransom Center members only. Individual members may purchase one ticket; Dual members and above may purchase two tickets. Limited capacity. If the event is at capacity and you would like to join the waitlist, please email membership@hrc.utexas.edu.

We are not able to offer refunds.

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public 2017-11-18 11:00:00 2017-11-18 17:00:00 America/Chicago Book Club: "Scoop" by Evelyn Waugh Dive into the collections with our member book club! Join us for lunch or happy hour, and a lively discussion of Evelyn Waugh's "Scoop." Waugh's archive resides at the Ransom Center. View collection materials that provide insight into the author's writing process. Advance registration and payment are required. Parking is included. The book club will take place at the Ransom Center. Open to Ransom Center members only. Individual members may purchase one ticket; Dual members and above may purchase two tickets. Limited capacity. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Lyndsee Nielson Lyndsee.Nielson@austin.utexas.edu

Upcoming Exhibition: Mexico Modern

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