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Articles with keyword "Twenty-first century"

Kathleen Fitzpatrick

IQ

Impertinent Questions with Kathleen Fitzpatrick

On scholarly communities in the digital age.

Zither from the collections of the German American Heritage Center

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German American Heritage Center

The zither, commonly found in southern Germany and other parts of alpine Europe, produces the “oompahs” so typical of German folk music.

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Mission to Moscow

From Idaho Humanities, in which this account by Irish poet and Fulbright Scholar Kevin Kiely appeared at the request of the council as his two-year stint teaching and researching in Idaho

Image of Lincoln at McClellan's camp

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Lincoln the Great

Though He Didn’t Look That Way at the Time.

Image of Thorton Wilder, January, 28, 1962

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The Utterly Civilized Wilder

Despite global popularity, the enduring works of Thornton Wilder hold up to critical scrutiny.

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Conversation

Historian for Hire

Phil Cantelon of History Associates talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the profession outside the walls of academia.

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A Poet’s Inner Eye

A literary scholar looks for Elizabeth Bishop in the fishing waters of Florida.

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In Focus

Maryland’s Phoebe Stein Davis

Phoebe Stein Davis is determined to make the humanities relevant.

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What IF?

The book gives way to the download, and solitary reading transforms into virtual conversations.

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What Words Are Worth

In defense of the humanities.