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Chai confers with a colleague in SPiNE’s Yangon office.

Photograph courtesy of SPiNE


Practicing architecture in Myanmar


A fellow Peace Corps volunteer took this snapshot of the author (at left) during a school visit in Africa.

Courtesy of Michael S. Knapp

A century apart, two alumni find each other in the American South.


Bill Gates

Image courtesy of OnInnovation/Flickr

The Microsoft co-founder talked about his life as a philanthropist—and answered myriad student questions.


Photograph by Jim Harrison

Speakers, ceremonies, and celebrations

May-June 2018

Sleeper’s summer home sprawls across Eastern Point, with views of Gloucester Harbor.

Photograph by Eric Roth/Courtesy of Historic New England

A sprawling house museum celebrates decorative arts and the creative spirit of Henry Davis Sleeper.

May-June 2018

Sellers at the John Brown Fort, at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Photograph by T.J. Kirkpatric

William Sellers aims to expose a new generation to America’s origins.

May-June 2018

Hanna Holborn Gray

Photograph courtesy of the Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

The former University of Chicago president and Harvard Corporation fellow crafts a timely memoir.

May-June 2018

Photograph courtesy of Jack Lueders-Booth/Gallery Kayafas

For seven years, Jack Lueders-Booth (above, left) visited the Massachusetts Correctional Institution-Framingham to teach a photography workshop several days each month. Roaming the grounds, he took women prisoners’ portraits with Polaroid, Leica, and medium-format film cameras, documenting scenes from daily life.


The portraits in Jack Lueders-Booth’s 40-year-old series feel even more vivid today.

May-June 2018