Cerámica y Cultura: The Story of Spanish and Mexican Mayólica plate with bird

Cerámica y Cultura: The Story of Spanish and Mexican Mayólica

Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe exhibition moves to understand Mayólica, a method of glazing earthenware pottery, in historic and cultural context by illustrating its place in trade and economics as well as daily life. A full array of educational resources is provided.

Shah Ismail I of Persia (1487-1524)

Encyclopædia Iranica

The Encyclopædia Iranica is dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent and  will eventually cover all aspects of Iranian history, political science, art, archaeology, and culture as well as all Iranian languages and literatures.

First Winter Olympics begin in Chamonix, France

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Backstreets of Oaxaca, pastel by Pearl Lau, NEH Participant, 2010

Virtual_Oaxaca

Virtual_Oaxaca is a virtual representation of Oaxaca, the city, surrounding archeological sites, and arts communities. Created by teachers in an NEH-funded Summer Institute. Plan a lesson, watch a video, and peek at Oaxaca on Second Life. More to come!

Rupert Brooke, English WWI poet, born

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Octavio Paz Lozano, Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, born

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Gabriela Mistral (Lucila Godoy y Alcayaga) Chilean poet, born

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Luis de Góngora y Argote, Spanish Baroque lyric poet, born

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Akiko Yosano, Japanese poet, born

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EDSITEment's Recommended Reading List for College-Bound Students

Gear high school students up for college with this collection of lessons based on College Board's recommending reading lists.