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Articles with keyword "Twenty-first century"

Anna Deavere Smith in 1993


America, Word for Word

Chairman Adams interviews 2015 Jefferson Lecturer Anna Deavere Smith.


Editor's Note

New digs, new chairman, and ten new humanities medalists

Susan Sontag captured by photographer Peter Hujar in 1975.


Notes on Sontag

A new film on Susan Sontag gives an intimate look at her passions.

Charles W. Morgan in 1947.


What happens when a nineteenth-century whaler makes a twenty-first-century voyage?

Over a hundred seventy years after its birth, the Charles W. Morgan makes its way through New England's waters.

soldier with flag


A Lot of People in Riverside, California, Came There Because of the Air Force Base.

California shows another side of military life

Walter Isaacson and Walker Percy


A Venn Diagram of Walter Isaacson

His research overlaps with reporting, his leadership with collaboration, his writing with old-fashioned storytelling.

Man on bicycle being interviewed by Walter Isaacson


Picture of a Humanist

There is something of Walter Isaacson in the people he writes about.


Reading in the Age of Google

Contemplating the future with books that talk to one another.

In Focus

Wisconsin’s Dean Bakopoulos

Dean Bakopolous brings a writerly touch to Wisconsin.