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Bucknell Russian Studies Department

Bucknell's Russian Studies Department hosts a multi-layered reference on the history, culture, and language of the Russian people. Click on "Resources" to learn more.

British Academy

The United Kingdom's National Academy for the humanities and social sciences. It is designed to inspire, recognize, and support excellence in the humanities and social sciences, throughout the UK and internationally, and to champion their role and value.

Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events

A comprehensive timeline on American history from the mid-17th century through 1920, as well as a robust listing of American literary movements.

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Asia For Educators

An initiative of the East Asian Curriculum Project and the Project on Asia in the Core Curriculum at Columbia University, Asia for Educators (AFE) is designed to serve faculty and students in world history, culture, geography, art, and literature at the undergraduate and pre-college levels.

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Antislavery Literature Project

Primary source texts on the antislavery movement as well as podcasts and videos. Accompanied by teachers’ guides.

American Verse Project

Electronic archive of American poetry prior to 1920.

American Studies at the University of Virginia

The site is a repository of scholarly concentrations on such humanities topics as the 1930s, cultural maps, American literature, avant-garde and postmodern art exhibitions, and the U.S. Capitol building as an American icon. The site houses hypertexts of several American authors, including: Harriet Jacobs, Herman Melville, Mark Twain, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

American President

A wealth of information about the history of the American Presidency, including an archive of essays on the year 2000 general election.

American Masters

An ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of America’s most outstanding cultural artists.

American Collection: An Educator's Site

Highlighting the works of six great authors—Henry James, Langston Hughes, Esmeralda Santiago, James Agee, Willa Cather, and Eudora Welty—the site provides primary and secondary source information. Resources include lesson plans related to each of the authors; links to peer-reviewed websites; and on-line teacher guides.