How African-American bondage came back after emancipation.
By Lynette Holloway
A new exhibition at the Walters Museum explores race and identity to ask the burning question, Who's your daddy?
By Mary Kay Zuravleff
Esperanto, Klingon, "Oirish," and others.
By Michael Adams
Two hundred years ago, Pride and Prejudice was anonymously published.
By Meredith Hindley
William Lloyd Garrison burned the Constitution as he roared against the injustice of slavery.
By James Williford
From cows to controversy, the smallpox vaccine triumphs.
By Sam Kean
Actors and Scholars explore the hidden wonders of more than a half dozen plays.
By David Kipen
How one university course has affected a generation of mostly Mormon students.
By Jean Cheney
The artful masonry of Rafael Guastavino rediscovered.
By Craig Lambert
The Dirty Thirties as witnessed by people who were actually there.
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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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