Tag: University of Texas

Charles Drazin: Fellowship Recipient

Charles Drazin: Fellowship Recipient

I’m Charles Drazin. I come from Queen Mary University of London and I’m researching into the films of Powell and Pressburger. The idea really is to do the first fully researched book on two filmmakers who are very…

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R. Colin Tait: Fellowship Recipient

R. Colin Tait: Fellowship Recipient

My dissertation project is called “Robert De Niro’s Method: Acting, Authorship, and Agency in the New Hollywood.” And, basically, the point of it is, The New Hollywood is an era that’s really been considered a director’s cinema. What…

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Alison Stone: AHRC Fellowship Recipient

Alison Stone: AHRC Fellowship Recipient

I’m basically charting an exchange of ideas and influences between a group of late modernist poets in the US called the Objectivists and a group of British poets in the UK who were working in the 50s and…

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Kamran Javadizadeh: Fellowship Recipient

Kamran Javadizadeh: Fellowship Recipient

I’m studying a lot of things here. I’m working on my book manuscript, which is called “Bedlam & Parnassus: The Institutionalization of Midcentury American Poetry.” For the past month I’ve been looking at the Robert Lowell papers for…

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The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders | UT Austin International Office

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders | UT Austin International Office

♪ (music) ♪ I’m really privileged to be a Mandela Washington Fellow, because not only am I being grown professionally, but personally as well. And I know that the world is my oyster, because what starts here, changes…

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Laurence Raw: Fellowship Recipient

Laurence Raw: Fellowship Recipient

My research project is looking at the life and work of the British actor-manager Sir Donald Wolfit, who worked in the British theatre from 1937 until 1953 as an actor-manager. And in the HRC, there are all of…

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Jeremy Treglown: Fellowship Recipient

Jeremy Treglown: Fellowship Recipient

I’m Jeremy Treglown. I’m a mixture of a freelance writer and a former academic. I’ve worked in the Ransom Center several times on different projects. It’s a most wonderful resource for people working as I do on literary…

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Judith Freeman: Fellowship Recipient

Judith Freeman: Fellowship Recipient

Freeman: I came here not quite knowing exactly what I would do once I looked at the Ross Russell archive. My primary interest isn’t music or jazz. It’s noir and Raymond Chandler and Los Angeles. Because I knew…

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Peter Walker: Fellowship Recipient

Peter Walker: Fellowship Recipient

WALKER: My basic, long-term project is that I’m the co-general editor of The Complete Letters of Henry James. The Ransom Center has 500 of James’ letters. A fair number of those have been published at one time, but…

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Matthew McFrederick: AHRC Fellowship Recipient

Matthew McFrederick: AHRC Fellowship Recipient

I think it’s fair to say Beckett was a visionary character in the theater. The stage images that he creates are unlike anything else in the theater. In his later plays you get just a mouth lit on…

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