From the Ransom Center, relayed in a tweet on March 1:
UT Students: Apply to participate in seminar with playwright, writer, and director David Mamet
The Harry Ransom Center is pleased to provide current University of Texas at Austin graduate and undergraduate students with the opportunity to join playwright, writer, and director David Mamet on “A Journey Towards Meaning.”
The Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum, is home to David Mamet’s archive, which is open and available for use.
Mr. Mamet will meet with 10 students 1-4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9 and 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10. Students must be available on both days in order to participate. The Ransom Center encourages students to consult with their professors before missing class to participate in this seminar.
Currently enrolled University of Texas at Austin students should submit no more than TWO LINES explaining why they should be chosen to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries longer than two lines will not be considered.
Entries must be received by March 2, 2010. Selected students will be notified by March 4, 2010.
The Ransom Center cannot offer further guidance about entries.
[photo of David Mamet by Brigitte Lacombe]