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Articles with keyword "journalism"

James McBride


James McBride

A novelist transcends the stereotypes of race.

Mask of Agamemnon



German archaeologist Schliemann had a flare for the sensational find.

Marquee for Human/Ties


Academic Prose: Human/Ties Conference Looks at Gap Between the Academy and Popular Culture

Writers, editors, and thinkers discuss what makes good writing.

A visualization of Voltaire's pen pals.


Six Degrees of Voltaire: How Computer Code Developed to Study the Enlightenment Is Connected to the Panama Papers

A tool developed to explore the epistolary connections of Enlightenment intellectuals is being used to put twenty-first-century "power players" in hot water.

detail of a mural inside Hollins Market in Baltimore


H. L. Mencken Loved to Cover Political Conventions but Had Little Faith in Voters

Mencken was the poet laureate of political conventions.

Marianne Moore and Muhammad Ali at lunch


When Muhammad Ali Wrote a Poem with Marianne Moore

Muhammad Ali, the great heavyweight champion, met with Marianne Moore, the celebrated poet. A sonnet resulted.

collage of boy and snake


Those Slippery Snake Stories

One story morphs into many when the newspapers get involved.

Charles and Anne Lindbergh in plane


The Lindberghs Photographed Ruins from the Air

Charles and Anne find peace from the paparazzi in the Southwest.

H. L. Mencken with his brothers


H. L. Mencken as a Boy? Oh, Boy!

Mencken's memoirs show a softer side on the sardonic critic

Walter Isaacson and Walker Percy


A Venn Diagram of Walter Isaacson

His research overlaps with reporting, his leadership with collaboration, his writing with old-fashioned storytelling.