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Fall 2003

"God: A Panel Discussion" PANEL Thursday, December 11, 7 p.m.

Michael Adams and Elizabeth Richmond-Garza, Department of English, Michael White, Department of Classics, and Paul Woodruff, Director of Plan II, present "God: A Panel Discussion."


Photography and Modernism LECTURE Thursday, December 4, 7 p.m.

David Coleman, Associate Curator of Photography at the Harry Ransom Center, discusses photography and modernism.


"At First Light: Niépce and the Dawn of Photography" SYMPOSIUM Friday, November 21-Sunday, November 23, ALL DAY

"At First Light: Niépce and the Dawn of Photography" features international speakers at a conference devoted to the study of the First Photograph. Co-organized by the Getty Conservation Institute and the Harry Ransom Center.


"Laura Wilson in the American West: A Conversation with Richard Avedon" DISCUSSION Wednesday, November 19, 6 p.m.

Photographer Richard Avedon joins his former assistant Laura Wilson to discuss their work together in "Laura Wilson in the American West: A Conversation with Richard Avedon."


Anthony Burgess Celebration CELEBRATION November 17-19 & 22, 7 p.m.

Join the Ransom Center for an Anthony Burgess celebration to commemorate the 10th anniversary of his death.


"The Innovations of Ibsen, Brecht, and Beckett" LECTURE Thursday, November 13, 7 p.m.

James Loehlin, Director of Winedale Shakespeare Program, presents "The Innovations of Ibsen, Brecht, and Beckett."


"Death as Cultural Phenomenon" LECTURE Thursday, November 6, 7 p.m.

Alan Friedman from the Department of English at The University of Texas at Austin presents "Death as Cultural Phenomenon."


"French Music and the Great War" LECTURE Thursday, October 30, 7 p.m.

Marianne Wheeldon from the School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin presents "French Music and the Great War."


"Hemingway" PERFORMANCE Thursday, October 23, 7 p.m.

Actor Laurence Luckinbill presents "Hemingway," a one-man show about the writer's last evening. Co-sponsored by the Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation.


"Modern Art in Context" LECTURE Thursday, October 16, 7 p.m.

For the Amon G. Carter Lectureship, Linda Henderson from the Department of Art History at The University of Texas at Austin presents "Modern Art in Context."


"Plato, the Text, and the Overnight Critic" LECTURE Thursday, October 16, 3:30 p.m.

John Peter, Chief Drama Critic for the Sunday Times of London, presents "Plato, the Text, and the Overnight Critic."


"Way Out West with Jim: The 13th Annual Symposium of the James Jones Literary Society" SYMPOSIUM Saturday, October 11, ALL DAY

"Way Out West with Jim: The 13th Annual Symposium of the James Jones Literary Society" features national speakers discussing the work of James Jones, author of From Here To Eternity.


"What Was Modernism (And Does It Still Matter)?" LECTURE Tuesday, October 7, 7 p.m.

Brian Bremen from the Department of English at The University of Texas at Austin presents "What Was Modernism (And Does It Still Matter)?"


Austin Museum Day FAMILY Sunday, September 14, Noon-5 p.m.

Celebrate Austin Museum Day with cultural fun for the whole family.


Jules and Jim SCREENING Thursday, September 4, 7 p.m.

Dina Sherzer and David Bruton, Jr. host a screening of Jules and Jim, the classic film that Francois Truffaut created from the novel.


Spring / Summer 2003

"In A New Sound: From Chanting Monks to Charlie Parker" LECTURE Thursday, AUGUST 28, 7 p.m.

Harry Ransom Center Music Specialist Dell Hollingsworth presents a musical tour of the Ransom Center in "In A New Sound: From Chanting Monks to Charlie Parker."


West Side Story SCREENING Sunday, AUGUST 10, 7 p.m.

Come to the Paramount Theatre to see West Side Story. Co-hosted by the Harry Ransom Center; introduced by Steve Wilson, Associate Curator of Film.

PARAMOUNT THEATRE


Male and Female SCREENING Thursday, July 24, 7 p.m.

The Ransom Center screens the silent classic Male and Female (1919), a seminal work in Gloria Swanson's career, with live musical accompaniment.


"In A New Light: Through A New Lens" LECTURE Thursday, July 10, 7 p.m.

David Coleman, Department Head and Associate Curator of Photography, presents "In A New Light: Through A New Lens," a history of photography through the Ransom Center's collections.


"In A Very New Light: Vander Clyde and Barbette" LECTURE Thursday, June 26, 7 p.m.

Dale Rice presents "In A Very New Light: Vander Clyde and Barbette" about Barbette, the Central Texas-born, cross-dressing aerialist who became a sensation in Belle Époque Paris.


Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf and Butterfield 8 SCREENING Tuesday-Wednesday, June 10-11, 7 p.m.

Come to the Paramount Theatre to see Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf and Butterfield 8. Co-hosted by the Harry Ransom Center and introduced by Steve Wilson, Associate Curator of Film.

PARAMOUNT THEATRE


"In A New Light: The Harry Ransom Center" LECTURE Sunday, MAY 18, 2 p.m.

Oliver Franklin, Curator of Public Programs, introduces the public to the Ransom Center, its history, and its collections in "In A New Light: The Harry Ransom Center."



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