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Editor's Notes

Editor's Note

This issue includes a conversation with the Jefferson Lecturer, and articles on Einstein, Grant, Frost, and painter Archibald Motley.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note, July/August 2013

Editor's Note, May/June 2013

Editor's Note, March/April 2013

Scorsese blurs the line between entertainment and art.

Chairman's Note

To mark the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the National Endowment for the Humanities is highlighting the arc of American history that scholars have called “the long civil rights movement.”

Editor's Note, January/February 2013

Recently, a young African-American reader told me she did not see herself in the covers of HUMANITIES.

Editor's Note, November/December 2012

From the vaulted arch to Celebrating Freedom.

Editor's Note, July/August 2012

From questions of legacy to a writer's talents for cinema review and scene-making.

Editor's Note, September/October 2011

Oberlin, Ohio, becomes unlikely point of convergence in this issue.