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Here’s Looking at Casablanca

The study of film becomes easier with the help of a new digital tool.

Words. Words. Words.

A new edition of Samuel Johnson’s landmark dictionary illuminates his methods.

Speaking Across Generations

Linguists race against time to recapture the complicated Cherokee language.

Mesoamerica Online

Preserving Maya languages can help decipher the past.

Strangers in Strange Lands

A Virginia lieutenant takes Cherokee chiefs to meet King George III.

Exploring an Inhabited Country

A new perspective on the journey of Lewis and Clark through the people they encountered.

Lords of Creation

An exhibition sheds light on the roots of Maya kingship.

Inventing the Landscape

Gainsborough abandons portraiture to portray the idyllic in English country life.

American Modernists

An exhibition focuses on the twentieth-century artists who created a new aesthetic.

The Unconventional Willa Cather

After conquering the world of New York publishing, an ambitious writer returns to her Nebraska roots to find inspiration.