Technology encounters the humanities in a website examining the automobile industry.
A new website encourages students to investigate history the way historians do.
From Java to Japan, the grain is not only a dietary staple but also a symbol of spirituality.
H.P. Lovecraft's tales of horror come alive in an upcoming festival.
Montana launches its first One Book program.
Robert V. Remini speaks about the nation's founders.
The legendary Queen Elizabeth of England is the subject of a new exhibition on the 400th anniversary of her death.
A new DVD frees Macbeth from the page and gets students on their feet.
The everyday life of Greek children is recounted in a new exhibition.
The Federal Theatre Project's brief but controversial life is considered in an upcoming documentary.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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