Viral Days

Meditations on Marcus

The philosopher-emperor who reigned during an age of pandemic and war

by Robert Zaretsky | Saturday, August 08, 2020

The Windmills of Our Minds

Reading Cervantes during the pandemic

by Sheila Kohler | Monday, August 03, 2020

Figures in the Frame

by Walter Nicklin | Saturday, August 01, 2020

The Problem in the Classroom

Any true reckoning with racism must include our schools

by Jon Hale | Thursday, July 30, 2020

La Havilland

The movie star became a fixture in Paris, where she lived for half her lifetime

by Charles Trueheart | Monday, July 27, 2020

“Never Was History So Interesting”

Reading, Writing, and Confinement in 1900

by Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Saturday, July 25, 2020

Righteousness Like a Mighty Stream

After a historian’s lifetime of confronting racism, signs of change

by Allison Blakely | Monday, July 20, 2020

The Sculptor vs. the Poet

Marble can be toppled, yet words are eternal

by A. E. Stallings | Monday, July 13, 2020

Cooking During Quarantine

The daily rituals that are both indulgent and necessary

by Katherine Lucky | Monday, June 29, 2020

The Knock on Grant

Why toppling his bust in Golden Gate Park was a strange way to celebrate Juneteenth

by Elizabeth D. Samet | Saturday, June 27, 2020
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