Watch Walter Isaacson's speech, "The Intersection of the
Humanities and the Sciences" See it now »
Johnna Rizzo is a writer in Washington, D.C.
Nineteen institutions combine resources to give a view of the American Northwest.
How Superman and friends began to fight for the little guy.
A traveling exhibition opens at the Cultural Institute of Mexico in Washington, D.C.
read the latest issue
Subscribe To Humanities Magazine Now!
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?
for the Humanities
400 7th Street SW
Washington, DC 20506