Anna Deavere Smith delivers the 44th Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities
Texas views the life of Anne Frank through her father's photos.
A Pennsylvania scholar brings new interest to the composer known as the Black Mozart.
Alabama marks fifty years of To Kill a Mockingbird.
South Dakota remembers the Great War in a collection of one family's letters.
Oklahoma remembers the career of costumier Edith Head.
Nevada pays tribute to the vision of Howard Hughes.
Connecticut celebrates Noah Webster.
Idaho listens to the songs of its people.
Nebraska hosts talks on a pioneer in abstract art.
Nebraska hosts talks on the reach of the Mexican muralists.
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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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