From American Playhouse to 12 Years a Slave, two films give different views of the same story.
By Chad L. Williams
Colonial opulence had to be displayed behind closed doors.
The race to save Nome from a diphtheria outbreak
Using modern technology to understand a network of eighteenth-century thinkers.
"Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints," featuring the art of Brazil is on exhibit in Detroit.
Before writing a single book, Bento de Spinoza was considered a dangerous thinker.
She was more interesting than her biographers let on.
The evolution of Wonder Woman.
Governor Goebel: He fought, killed, and was killed.
How to turn language, the core operating system of the humanities, into numbers . . .
Real and imagined cowboys in New Mexico.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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