Steve Moyer

Steve Moyer is managing editor of Humanities.

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Name-Dropping in Rhode Island

Familiarly known as the “Ocean State,” Rhode Island’s full official name includes “and Providence Plantations,” words the state legislature has resolved to drop.

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Poetry Speaks

From Victorian times to the present, the accent has shifted from elocution to oral interpretation

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Mon Dieu!

Keeping French alive in Louisiana can be accompanied by great wailing

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Brain Booster

This ingenious handmade apparatus for cranial osteopathy, ca. 1930s, was constructed from pieces of two catchers’ mitts and a belt. 

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Wheel of Cogitation

Oregon Humanities’ Wheel of Cogitation travels about to street fairs with the aim of starting conversations that lead to an exchange of ideas.