One reader’s perspective
The Institute for World Literature expands global scholarship.
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(1 of 4) David Damrosch
Photograph by Stu Rosner
David Damrosch’s literary global reach
This portrait of Hunt Logan by the Parisian-trained, African-American painter William Edouard Scott, was begun in 1915 while he was in residence at Tuskegee and completed at her daughter’s direction in 1918.
Portrait from Adele Logan Alexander’s personal collection
Brief life of a rebellious black suffragist: 1863-1915
Remote corporate decisions devastate local employers: a defunct Saturn dealer
Photograph by Paul Velgos/Alamy Stock Photo
“The rise of the deal and the decline of the American dream”
Photograph by Brian Light/Alamy Stock Photos
A medical anthropologist cares for his Alzheimer’s-stricken wife.
Dauphin Island, Alabama, after Katrina, 2005: a recurrent, man-made disaster that ignores nature—and climate change
Photograph by Gilbert M. Gaul
Recent books with Harvard connections
The redeveloped Government Center, Boston, 1971, and surrounding private buildings
Photograph courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
In the history of urban renewal, a glimmer of the possibilities of social policy today