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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

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In Focus

Maryland’s Phoebe Stein Davis

Phoebe Stein Davis is determined to make the humanities relevant.

François Faber


Velo News

Histories of bicycle racing often give in to hagiography, but historian Christopher S.


What Words Are Worth

In defense of the humanities.

Erik Jorgensen, executive director of the Maine Humanities Council

In Focus

Maine’s Erik Jorgensen

Erik Jorgensen, captain of the Maine Humanities Council.

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Proud Flesh

A recollection of Wallace Stegner.

James Leve


Impertinent Questions with James Leve

On the composers of Cabaret and Chicago.

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Ain’t That the Truth

Webster's Third: The Most Controversial Dictionary in the English Language.


Go West, Young Trickster

From Coyote Country: Fictions of the Canadian West, wherein Duke research professor in Canadian studies Arnold E.

Brian Balough


The American History Guys' Backstory

The humanities version of Car Talk.

Image of Rest and Work, 1941, by Jean Charlot.


The Art of Influence

Nebraska hosts talks on the reach of the Mexican muralists.