Anna Deavere Smith delivers the 44th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
Melanie Abrams is a writer in Washington, D.C.
Oklahoma's Anita May reflects on thirty years with the humanities.
Monticello comes to life in the rooms of its cooks, brewers, blacksmiths, and servants.
A website offers tools to explore the world of the nineteenth-century author.
Barbara Carpenter collects oral histories that show Mississippi's diverse ethnic heritage.
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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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