Stephen Enniss shares with the British Studies Seminar his thoughts on the past, present, and future of the Harry Ransom Center. He discusses the Center’s collection building activities, the dual commitment to library and museum functions, the mission-critical work of conservation, and the potential for innovative new digital access initiatives.
Stephen Enniss is the sixth Director of the Harry Ransom Center. He did his undergraduate studies at Davidson College, followed by a library degree from Emory University, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Georgia. Before coming to the University of Texas, he held previous appointments at the Folger Shakespeare Library and at Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library. He is recipient of a Leverhulme Fellowship for a biography, After the Titanic: A Life of Derek Mahon, forthcoming from Gill and Macmillan in October.
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 2:45pm to 4:30pm
Harry Ransom Center (HRC), 3.206
300 21ST ST W, Austin, Texas 78705