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Robert Bailey fosters grassroots humanities programs in Arkansas.
By John C. Williams
Michael Gillette works to make Humanities Texas as noticeable as the handsome mansion it is restoring and using as a new headquarters.
By Rebecca Onion
Virginia's Robert Vaughan connects his state to the world.
By Courteney Stuart
David Tebaldi enriches public discourse in Massachusetts.
By Laura Harbold
Michigan's Jan Fedewa works to tell the state's stories.
By Esther Ferington
Juan González Lamela brings Puerto Rico's heritage to its citizens.
By Sarah Kliff
Stanley Romanstein connects music and the humanities in Minnesota.
By Lori Creel
Julie Yoder brings a mix of experiences to the humanities in Arizona.
By Maggie Riechers
Janet Daley promotes reading programs in North Dakota.
Growing up abroad led Doug Quin to take a grassroots approach to programming in North Carolina.
By Nikki Moustaki
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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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