Cultures

David Brion Davis, scholar of slavery, dead at 92

Apr 15, 2019

David Brion Davis, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian who documented the centrality of slavery in Western culture through a landmark trilogy that made him among the world's most respected and influential scholars, has died at age 92

Getty announces plans to conserve LA's historic Eames House

Apr 11, 2019

The Getty Conservation Institute has announced plans to restore and maintain one of Los Angeles' most stunning homes for generations to come

Review: Novel revisits culture wars, AIDS crisis

Apr 1, 2019

Book review: With often vibrant prose but meandering plot, the novel 'The Spectators' revisits 20th century culture wars and AIDS crisis, echoing current divide

John Leguizamo to tour with his 'Latin History for Morons'

Apr 1, 2019

John Leguizamo is taking his irreverent one-man comedy show about Latin history on the road for a 12-state tour

Conservative congress on family sharply divides Italy

Mar 30, 2019

Verona was the backdrop for a culture clash, as it hosted both a conservative congress on family values and a march by civic groups who denounced the event as a move to limit LGBT and women's rights

Mexico's 'Me Too' movement swells in media, cultural circles

Mar 27, 2019

Mexico's "Me Too" movement swells in media, cultural circles

Biden criticizes 'white man's culture,' role in Hill hearing

Mar 27, 2019

Joe Biden condemns 'white man's culture' in speaking out against sexual violence

Pompeo tours Lebanese historical sites in ancient city

Mar 23, 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan spent much of the second and last day of their visit to Lebanon touring historical churches and a centuries-old citadel in this coastal city

'Rise up!' NZ students heal with haka after mosque attacks

Mar 23, 2019

After mass shooting, the young people of Christchurch find solace in an old tradition: a Maori ceremonial dance called the haka

Belgian carnival may lose UN recognition amid anti-Semitism

Mar 22, 2019

The U.N.'s cultural agency considers the possible withdrawal of the recognition of a Belgium carnival as intangible cultural heritage following accusations of anti-Semitism during a parade

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