A century after the composer's death, students discover how he changed classical music in this country.
A website and DVD examine the fusion of cultures in Latin American artwork.
The life story of Toussaint-Louverture, Haiti's liberator, is told with other slave narratives on a new website.
The Wright brothers' twelve-second flight at Kitty Hawk launches the aerial age.
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.
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