Anna Deavere Smith delivers the 44th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
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.
A visit to Chestertown, Maryland.
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
Martin Scorsese takes the stage.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
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Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
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