An explanation of the history and effects of reactionary movements
Chairman Adams travels to Texas to take part in a celebration of NEH's fiftieth anniversary at the LBJ Presidential Library.
Ken Burns talks about filmmaking, race, and the current media environment with NEH Chairman William D. Adams.
Chairman Adams interviews 2015 Jefferson Lecturer Anna Deavere Smith.
The new chairman of NEH almost failed out of college. He joined the Army, was sent to Vietnam, and came back a different person.
His research overlaps with reporting, his leadership with collaboration, his writing with old-fashioned storytelling.
Former chairman Jim Leach interviews the 2013 Jefferson Lecturer about growing up, making films, and capturing that special "something" on the big screen.
NEH Chairman Jim Leach sits down with writer and farmer Wendell Berry, this year's Jefferson Lecturer.
NEH Chairman Jim Leach talks with Drew Gilpin Faust, daughter of the South, president of Harvard, and this year's Jefferson Lecturer.
The renowned Chinese novelist talks with NEH Chairman Jim Leach.
Subscribe To Humanities Magazine Now!
What Sets Italian Americans Off From Other Immigrants?
Family and work for starters, according to a new TV documentary.
By Vincent J. Cannato
The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
By Barbara Will
King Andrew and the Bank
Andrew Jackson stares down the national bank and wins.
By Daniel Feller
The Quiet Greatness of Eudora Welty
Even toward the end of her life, the writer revealed a youthful zest for life and art.
By Danny Heitman
Why Spinoza Was Excommunicated
Before writing a single book, Bento de Spinoza was considered a dangerous thinker
By Steven Nadler
for the Humanities
400 7th Street SW
Washington, DC 20506
Federal Relay (TTY Users):