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?

(Un)Catalogued: Visualizing History

What can visual images tell us about the past? For most historians (who are not art historians), the ...
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

I’m old enough to remember when the original Twin Peaks aired on television, but I came late to the party. ...

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.

Small-Press Poets Recognized by the National Book Awards

Small, independent poetry presses are getting attention thanks to the 2014 National Book Award nominations.
The Rosenbach Museum

The Wild Things Say Goodbye to the Rosenbach

Since the late 1960s, Philadelphia's Rosenbach Museum has housed over 10,000 works of art, manuscripts, and ephemera belonging to Maurice Sendak

(Un)Catalogued: Finding Your Place in Letters

For scholars of American history, letter-writing makes historical research possible.