Anna Deavere Smith delivers the 44th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
Susan Saccoccia is a writer in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Artist John Sloan documented the sidewalk theater of a changing New York.
Frolicking on the Cote D'Azur, Sara and Gerarld Murphy inspire artists of the avant-garde.
An exhibition explores how the American West inspired Modernism.
The Liao came from the steppes of Mongolia to erect a capital city that becomes Beijing.
An exhibition focuses on the twentieth-century artists who created a new aesthetic.
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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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