Anna Deavere Smith delivers the 44th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
A visit to Chestertown, Maryland.
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
Martin Scorsese takes the stage.
The Art of Martin Scorsese
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
A Selective Filmography
How the Film Foundation restored The Red Shoes and is preserving cinematic history.
It was Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
How history was made and how it's being written
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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
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
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