Enough with Da Vinci Code already! Scott McLemee champions a Renaissance man whose time has come.
A French thinker is writing the "conceptual history" of modern democracy. Scott McLemee takes some lessons.
John Kenneth Galbraith was one of America's most famous economists. Scott McLemee takes a look at another side of his work.
American historians just visited the nation's capital for a convention. Scott McLemee kept a diary.
The notorious Bettie Page is just part of American pin-up history. Scott McLemee finds out the rest of the story.
People are bringing cell phones into libraries and academic conferences. Scott McLemee wants to take them out.
An independent film documents the life and times of a beloved campus hangout. Scott McLemee loiters with intent.
A new book by Garry Wills asks what Jesus meant. Scott McLemee stays for an answer.
Once a band gets to the recording studio, lawyers often grab the microphone. Scott McLemee asks a musicologist if that's a good thing.
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