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Image of Mural Sketch No. 1, 1937, by Esphyr Slobodkina.


Abstract in America

Nebraska hosts talks on a pioneer in abstract art.

Fellow WPA writers in 1930s Oklahoma City: Paskavan, L’Amour, Thompson


Soul of a Writer

Jim Thompson found the makings of a new and gritty style working on the Oklahoma State Guide.

Tracing of Louisa May Alcott's hand


Little Woman

The devilish, dutiful daughter Louisa May Alcott.

Image of Madison Avenue entrance to Morgan Library.


The Museum of Morgan

At the recently expanded Morgan Library, visitors encounter architectural treasures and a peerless collection of manuscripts and art.

Image of Beowulf manuscript.


Violent But Charming

The Dictionary of Old English explores the brutality and elegance of our ancestral tongue.


Survival of the Luckless

Captain Bernardo de Vargas Machuca’s 1599 Indian Militia was called by historian Geoffrey Parker the “first manual of guerrilla warfare ever published.” Thomas Jefferson kept a copy on his bo

Dena Wortzel, Executive Director of Wisconsin Humanities Council

In Focus

Wisconsin’s Dena Wortzel

Dena Wortzel finds common ground between rural and urban communities.

Image of David Cartwright


Impertinent Questions with David Cartwright

Was Arthur Schopenhauer a dog person?

Noah Webster


Better Living through Spelling

Connecticut celebrates Noah Webster.

Edwin L. Battistella


Impertinent Questions with Edwin L. Battistella

On the self-help career of grammarian Sherwin Cody.