Anna Deavere Smith delivers the 44th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
From fast times at Clairemont High to the California Humanities, Ralph Lewin has always been fascinated with stories.
Judith Winzeler speaks up for Chautauqua.
Connecticut’s Bruce Fraser stands up for the quieter, shy sister of the arts.
Ted Lord brings poetry and tech savvy to the humanities in Washington.
Jane Brailove Rutkoff brings programs to all corners of New Jersey.
Robert Bailey fosters grassroots humanities programs in Arkansas.
Michael Gillette works to make Humanities Texas as noticeable as the handsome mansion it is restoring and using as a new headquarters.
Virginia's Robert Vaughan connects his state to the world.
David Tebaldi enriches public discourse in Massachusetts.
Michigan's Jan Fedewa works to tell the state's stories.
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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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A Workingman's Poet
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The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
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