Harry Ransom Center Podcast
By Harry Ransom Center
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The Harry Ransom Center advances the study of the arts and humanities by acquiring, preserving, and making accessible original cultural materials. With extensive collections of rare books, manuscripts, photography, film, art, and the performing arts, the Center supports research through symposia and fellowships and provides education and enrichment for scholars, students, and the public through exhibitions and programs.
||Sebastian Barry Reading from The Secret Scripture||Irish novelist Sebastian Barry reads from The Secret Scripture, his new work that was recently chosen for the longlist for the Man Booker Prize.||8/11/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Alan Furst Reading from The Spies of Warsaw||Author Alan Furst reads from his latest book, The Spies of Warsaw.||8/11/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Photojournalism in War Zones||Documentary photographer and Journalism School Associate Professor Donna DeCesare discusses photojournalism and the legacies of violence in El Salvador's civil war with exhibitions intern Joey Kolker.||4/21/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Conversation with the "Scrollmaster"||Jim Canary is a conservator at Indiana University's Lilly Library, but he also has the job of caring for Jack Kerouac's scroll manuscript of On the Road. While in Austin to install the scroll, Jim spoke with Molly Schwartzburg, curator of On the Road with||3/28/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||The United States and the Salvadoran Civil War||Associate Professor of History Virginia Burnett speaks with exhibitions intern Joey Kolker about memory and human rights in El Salvador, 15 years after the signing of peace accords that ended the country's civil war. Burnett is a co-organizer of the April||3/28/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jess: To and From the Printed Page||Harry Ransom Center Associate Curator of Art Peter Mears speaks with Public Affairs intern Anne Fruge about the life and work of the artist featured in the current exhibition Jess: To and From the Printed Page. The exhibition focuses on the influential Sa||3/4/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Anatomy of an Exhibition||Molly Schwartzburg, Curator of British and American Literature at the Ransom Center, curated the current exhibition On the Road with the Beats. She speaks with Ransom Center Public Affairs Assistant Alicia Dietrich to give a behind-the-scenes look at some||2/29/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Interview with Norman Mailer and his family||Norman Mailer visited the Ransom Center for the 2006 Flair Symposium, The Sense of Our Time: Norman Mailer and America in Conflict. During Mailer's visit, Robert Fulton, the Ransom Center's former Curator of Academic Affairs, interviewed Norman Mailer, hi||1/8/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Interview with James Salter||Ransom Center Advisory Council Member Robert Franden spoke with author James Salter about his archive, his writing process, and his acclaimed book Light Years.||1/8/2008||Free||View In iTunes|