A letter written in 1944 by Flannery O'Connor

A New Flannery O’Connor Archive Goes to Emory

Flannery O'Connor's archive is now available to students and scholars—along with 30 boxes filled with letters, journals, drafts, juvenilia, and other personal effects at Emory University's Rare Book Library (MARBL).
Close-up of a hand on a television remote control

Will the Fall of Cable Mean Darker TV?

Last week, HBO and CBS both announced plans for stand-alone online services, leading to much chatter about the end of cable TV as we know it.
WOLF HALL: Lydia-Leonard as Anne Boleyn, Ben Miles as Thomas-Cromwell, Nathaniel Parker as Henry-VIII, Matthew Pidgeon as Stephen Gardiner. Photographer: Johan Persson

Wolf Hall Coming to Broadway in April

The Royal Shakespeare Company's adaptation of Hilary Mantel's best-selling historical novel Wolf Hall comes to Broadway.
Charlie Chaplin eating a boot, from the film The Gold Rush

Was Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp Un-American?

Were Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp films also subtle critiques of the social inequities of American capitalism?
Christopher Hogwood

Christopher Hogwood, Founder of the ‘Historically Informed Performance’ Movement, Dies

Christopher Hogwood's career, which spanned five decades, was defined by his groundbreaking quest for authenticity in the performance of early music, a movement that became known as "Historically Informed Performance" or "HIP".
A full blood moon in the night sky

Otsukimi: Celebrating the Autumn Moon

Otsukimi, falling on the 13th or 15th of October, celebrates the harvest moon.
Atlanta Symphony Hall - empty

The Atlanta Symphony Strike from an Organizational Science Perspective

Symphony Hall is dark. The Atlanta Symphony's 70th anniversary opening celebration is cancelled as the Symphony is on strike. What's the strategy?
Billy Strayhorn - OutBeat

OutBeat: America’s First LGBT Jazz Festival

On September 18-21, OutBeat, billed as "America's First Queer Jazz Festival", took place in Philadelphia.
Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks: Scholars Review the Original Series

On the eve of a new Twin Peaks series, it's instructive to return to early scholarly attempts to make sense of the show.
The inside of the Yale Beniecke Library

Poet Charles Bernstein’s Papers go to Yale

Charles Bernstein, co-founder of the Language Poetry movement, has announced the gift of his papers to the Beinecke Library at Yale University.