Author Archives: Stephen Cushman

Stephen Cushman is Robert C. Taylor Professor of English at the University of Virginia and the 2019–20 Rogers Distinguished Fellow in 19th-Century American History at The Huntington. He will give a public lecture titled "The River Changes Course: Mark Twain's Mississippi and His Civil War" on May 20, 2020, in Rothenberg Hall.

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Posted on Dec. 17, 2019 by Stephen Cushman
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The Huntington’s 2019 Centennial Celebration also marks the 200th birth year of Walt Whitman (1819–1892), the Good Gray Poet and a collecting interest of Henry E. Huntington.  ...

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Mar. 25, 2020 by Lorraine Perrotta
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"We must first possess the region that we live in, first in our minds, to say, 'I'm from here.'" So states Luis Valdez, author of the play Zoot Suit ...
Mar. 11, 2020 by Linda Chiavaroli
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For the second event in The Huntington's Centennial Celebration series "Why It Matters," Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence welcomed Drew Gilpin Faust ...
Mar. 4, 2020 by Clay Stalls
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The Huntington's readers are at the heart of the Library's mission, and a historically important letter in The Huntington's institutional archives offers evidence ...

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