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Articles: Arts

Post-Title IX, more women have entered competitive sports like basketball.

Courtesy of Schlesinger Library


How Title IX expanded women’s opportunities in sports


Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

July-August 2017

Children’s grotto cave at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, Texas

Images from The Magic of Children’s Gardens: Inspiring Through Creative Design, by Lolly Tai. Used by permission of Temple University Press. © 2017 by Temple University. All Rights Reserved.

Beach reading, the West, segregation, gardening with children, and more

July-August 2017

Where the coastal “professional-managerial elite” are not: view of a closed coal facility from Green Mount Cemetery, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania

Photograph by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

A review of Joan Williams’s powerful book on the resentments reshaping American politics

July-August 2017

Stephen Peabody, 1809, by John Johnston

Photograph by American Antiquarian Society

The diary of a “unexceptional collegian”—attending class, or not

July-August 2017

Tahmima Anam

Photograph courtesy of Tahmima Anam

Tahmima Anam’s Bengal trilogy finds a resting place.

July-August 2017

Jaunts to Nashville and Italy aside, Master of None stays, and is filmed, in New York City. On set in the subway, castmates Lena Waithe (left) and James Ciccone confer with co-creators Aziz Ansari and Yang.

Photograph by KC Bailey/Universal Television/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Alan Yang serves up warm, epicurean comedy.

July-August 2017

Bllanche Ames

Blanche Ames

Photograph courtesy of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

Brief life of an intrepid botanical illustrator: 1878-1969

July-August 2017

Come on, IRENE: a new process saving audio from “catastrophic” damage

July-August 2017