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Articles with keyword "United States"

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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.

Bruce Cole

Conversation

Renaissance Scholar at Work

Humanities discusses art and the achievements of the Endowment with outgoing Chairman, Bruce Cole.

Feature

A Poet’s Inner Eye

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

The Death of James Lee Byars, 1982/1994

Feature

Outside the Frame

How Asia changed the course of American art.

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Statement

Khrushchev in Iowa

Coon Rapids, Iowa, was crawling with spies.

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Statement

Reverberations of the Fourth of July

MASSACHUSETTS On July 5, 1852, while citizens across the country were still celebrating American freedom, Frederick Douglass, the country’s most prominent former slave, delivered arguably the century’

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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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Feature

What IF?

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

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Conversation

Reading Into the Great Depression

Critic Morris Dickstein talks about the culture of the thirties and the demise of theory.

William Orton Williams

Curio

Curiously Reckless Rebels

An exquisitely fine pencil drawing hanging in a bedroom at Tudor Place in Georgetown in the nation’s capital has a tragic tale to tell that is lacking in some basic details.