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Illustration of nocturnal scene of a pool, a carp, and fireflies

Amy Lowell Anew

She was more interesting than her biographers let on.

65th Infantry in Puetro Rico, 1941.

El Movimiento

Latino Americans, a sweeping new documentary, chronicles the experiences of Hispanics in the United States.

illustration of a 1950s computer

The Rise of the Machines

How to turn language, the core operating system of the humanities, into numbers . . .

"I ask no quarter and I fear no foe." —William Goebel, 1899

The Late Governor Goebel

Governor Goebel: He fought, killed, and was killed.

Portrait of Aaron Burr in 1802

Burr versus Jefferson versus Marshall

The president accuses his former vice president of treason and tussles with a Supreme Court justice.

Lady Bird Johnson and hostesses aboard the Lady Bird Special

Lady Bird Special

The first First Lady to hit the campaign trail without her husband

Among the Waves by Ivan Aivazovsky

The Blue Humanities

In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.

Rowhouse in Chestertown

Majoring in History

A visit to Chestertown, Maryland.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?

Martin Scorsese

2013 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities

Martin Scorsese takes the stage.