Experiencing Monet’s Giverny
Want to experience Claude Monet’s Giverny? Do so easily through his paintings or travel.
The origins and contested meanings of Bastille Day.
Waterloo at 200
John Houston takes a less melodic look at the transformation of the Battle of Waterloo from "fact to myth," from history to literature.
Debating Birth Control In Pre-Revolutionary France
Attitudes toward birth control in 18th century France.
Word to your Mother (Tongue): Can Hip Hop Save Endangered Languages?
Hip hop is not only linguistically innovative, it helps preserve indigenous languages via oral tradition.
A Cultural History of Satirical Cartoons and Censorship
Articles in JSTOR illuminate the long history of satirical cartoons and censorship.
Hello Kitty: Large Mystery Cat Spotted in France
Mystery cat spotted in France.
The Origins of Bastille Day
Bastille Day as we know it began as private educational events phased into lively street fetês, and eventually the parades and fireworks we know today.