Blog of the Hamon Arts Library


February 2016

Collection Spotlight: Little Theatre of Dallas collection

The Little Theatre of Dallas was founded in Dallas in 1920 to provide the city with quality theatre performed by non-professional actors from the community and reflects the many facets and stages of the organization from its inception to its… Continue Reading →

Ed Bland: American urban classical composer

Several years ago when I was brainstorming for a doctoral performance project, I knew that I wanted to deal with something that had to deal with African-American composers.  This was because through all my studies I found that black composers… Continue Reading →

Gems from the Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection

The Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection is one of the signature collections of the G. William Jones Film & Video Collection. This collection of race films from the 1930s and 1940s were discovered in an East Texas warehouse in 1983 on… Continue Reading →

Pictorial: Travels in Ithaca with Scott Gleeson

Rereading Argos as an Index of Imperiled Selfhood Among Returning Combat Veterans

  In a memorable scene set in a hotel room in the film, Apocalypse Now, Captain Benjamin Willard, experiencing a fit of delirium, smashes a mirror with his fist and then smears the blood from his wounded hand on his face…. Continue Reading →

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Submissions to the Hamon blog are accepted year round. We welcome submissions from students, faculty, staff, and those from the broader Dallas community. Examples of submissions include:

Megan Heuer talks about the new research service at Umphey Lee

Q: Tell us about your new research service at Umphrey Lee (ULee), and when you are available. Megan: I will host office hours for walk-in reference and research help in ULee 256 on Tuesdays, 10 – 12:30 and Wednesdays, 12… Continue Reading →

Travels in Ithaca: New Paintings by Scott Gleeson – an Introduction

This posting on the exhibition, Travels in Ithaca: New Paintings by Scott Gleeson, which opened in the Hawn Gallery of the Hamon Arts Library on January 25th, is the first of several postings by the artist. This posting presents a summary of the… Continue Reading →

Spiders, farms, and bubbles: How to become an expert internet searcher

You probably use Google every day, but do you know how search engines impact the information you are seeing? Learn how to get better information, faster on the Internet in the workshop “Spiders, Farms, and Bubbles: How to Become an… Continue Reading →

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