Anna Deavere Smith delivers the 44th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
Before writing a single book, Bento de Spinoza was considered a dangerous thinker.
The long struggle for integration in Prince Edward County, Virginia.
Young TR takes on the War of 1812.
She was more interesting than her biographers let on.
Latino Americans, a sweeping new documentary, chronicles the experiences of Hispanics in the United States.
How to turn language, the core operating system of the humanities, into numbers . . .
Governor Goebel: He fought, killed, and was killed.
The president accuses his former vice president of treason and tussles with a Supreme Court justice.
The first First Lady to hit the campaign trail without her husband
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
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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
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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