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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.
By James Williford
The meaning of the Emancipation Proclamation, for those at the time and for us today.
By Kevin Mahnken
Thaddeus Stevens was a fearsome reformer, who never backed down from a fight.
By Steve Moyer
Herman Melville, Emily Dickinson, and the conflict between publication and privacy.
By Randall Fuller
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Before conjuring Dracula, Bram Stoker poured his soul out to America's poet.
By Meredith Hindley
Students from around the globe show their mettle at National History Day.
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Humboldt in the New World
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
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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