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Artists’ Books on Display at Fine Arts

Nov. 1, 2017

Event: “Experiencing Artists' Books,” exhibit and discussion with Allison Myers (Art History PhD candidate and 2016-2017 VAC Curatorial Fellow), Jason Urban (Artist and Studio Art Faculty), Lindsay Starr (Cattywampus Press), and Claudia Zapata (Puro Chingón Collective). This event is free and open to the public.

When: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Artists’ Books on Display at Fine Arts

Nov. 1, 2017

Event: “Experiencing Artists' Books,” exhibit and discussion with Allison Myers (Art History PhD candidate and 2016-2017 VAC Curatorial Fellow), Jason Urban (Artist and Studio Art Faculty), Lindsay Starr (Cattywampus Press), and Claudia Zapata (Puro Chingón Collective). This event is free and open to the public.

When: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Photography by Puerto Rico’s Eduardo Lalo on Exhibit at Benson

Oct. 19, 2017

Event: “Deudos / Death Debt: The Art of Eduardo Lalo.” Exhibition of works by Puerto Rican photographer Eduardo Lalo.

When: Regular library hours through Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

Where: Second floor gallery, Benson Latin American Collection, SRH 1.108.

Archive of Indigenous Languages Launches Site

Oct. 18, 2017

On Monday, October 9, 2017, the City of Austin celebrated its first official Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The auspicious occasion also marked the launch of the newly migrated and updated Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA), a digital language archive of recordings, texts, and other multimedia materials in and about the indigenous languages of Latin America.

María Luisa Puga Papers Now Open at Benson Collection

Oct. 18, 2017

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is pleased to announce the opening of the María Luisa Puga Papers. Puga (1944–2004) was a Mexican novelist and short-story writer, winner of prestigious literary awards, and highly esteemed by her peers. She left a voluminous diary consisting of 327 notebooks spanning from 1972 through 2004, now available for consultation at the Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room of the Benson Collection.

María Luisa Puga Papers Now Open at Benson Collection

Oct. 18, 2017

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is pleased to announce the opening of the María Luisa Puga Papers. Puga (1944–2004) was a Mexican novelist and short-story writer, winner of prestigious literary awards, and highly esteemed by her peers. She left a voluminous diary consisting of 327 notebooks spanning from 1972 through 2004, now available for consultation at the Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room of the Benson Collection.

Tocker Foundation Gift Supports Global Interlibrary Service

Oct. 15, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas Libraries have received funding from the Tocker Foundation for the work of the InterLibrary Services (ILS) unit, which supports some of the Libraries’ most heavily trafficked services.

New Design Program Space Opens at Fine Arts

Oct. 12, 2017

On Thursday, October 12, representatives of the Libraries joined College of Fine Arts Dean Doug Dempster and Provost Maurie McInnis to fete the opening of space on the fourth floor of the Fine Arts Library redeveloped to serve as a home for the newly announced School of Design and Creative Technologies.The renovation project, 

New Design Program Space Opens at Fine Arts

Oct. 12, 2017

On Thursday, October 12, representatives of the Libraries joined College of Fine Arts Dean Doug Dempster and Provost Maurie McInnis to fete the opening of space on the fourth floor of the Fine Arts Library redeveloped to serve as a home for the newly announced School of Design and Creative Technologies.The renovation project, 

8th Annual LLILAS Benson Student Photography Exhibit on Display

Sept. 29, 2017

Event: “Field Notes: 8th Annual LLILAS Benson Student Photography Exhibit.”

When: Regular library hours through Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

Where: First floor gallery, Benson Latin American Collection, SRH 1.108.