College of Fine Arts News

Prominent Theatre History Scholar Oscar Brockett Dies at 87

Sunday, November 7, 2010   |  University of Texas Homepage

AUSTIN, Texas Theatre history scholar and University of Texas at Austin Professor Emeritus Oscar G. Brockett died on Nov. 7 in Austin, Texas, at the age of 87 due to complications following a massive stroke.

Brockett was a professor emeritus in The University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Theatre and Dance and was head of the doctoral program in Theatre History from 1980-2006. He was presented the College of Fine Arts E. William Doty Award in 1998 to recognize him as an individual of distinction in his field who has demonstrated extraordinary interest in the college.

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Thanks Day 2010

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Beginning on Monday, November 8 and running through Wednesday, November 10, the College of Fine Arts will be celebrating Thanks Day, a new university-wide initiative.

Texas Performing Arts Displays Panels From The AIDS Memorial Quilt

Sunday, October 24, 2010   |  Texas Performing Arts

Texas Performing Arts, in partnership with AIDS Services of Austin, is proud to display panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt honoring some of the greatest names associated with the arts, now through Monday, November 1 in the Bass Concert Hall Lobby.