Anna Deavere Smith delivers the 44th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
The humanities have a big impact on Alaskan life.
From blueberry pies to veteran reading programs, Hayden Anderson applies purity of thinking.
Executive director works for long-term stability to bring the humanities to all Nebraskans
Immigrant, tribal, and veteran voices are heard in telling of stories
Brenda Thomson works to bring everyone into the conversation.
Scott Russell balances the interests of locals and newcomers in the Northern Mariana Islands.
His inspiration comes from the stories people tell.
Sherry DeBoer brings a love of literature to her native South Dakota.
Parnes takes up the cause of the humanities in Connecticut.
She aims to expand the conversation.
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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
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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