Curators' Corner | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/curators-corner/RSS feed for Curators' CornerenTue, 12 Sep 2017 11:00:00 +0000We Legitimize the 'So-Called' Confederacy With Our Vocabulary, and That's a Problemhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/we-legitimize-so-called-confederacy-vocabulary-thats-problem-180964830/Tearing down monuments is only the beginning to understanding the false narrative of Jim CrowTue, 12 Sep 2017 11:00:00 +0000How We Can Support the World's Rich Musical Diversityhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-we-can-support-worlds-rich-musical-diversity-180964724/Some music thrives, while other musical traditions are on the verge of disappearingWed, 06 Sep 2017 10:00:00 +0000A Brief, 500-Year History of Guamhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/brief-500-year-history-guam-180964508/The Chamorro people of this Pacific island have long been buffeted by the crosswinds of foreign nationsTue, 15 Aug 2017 17:38:23 +0000What Folklore Tells Us About Eclipseshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/what-folklore-tells-us-about-eclipses-180964488/Across multiple cultures, says a Smithsonian folklorist, a darkening of daytime skies provokes a foreboding of evil Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:00:00 +0000How the Narwhal Got Its Tuskhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-narwhal-got-its-tusk-180964331/ According to Inuit storytelling tradition, the narwhal was once an evil stepmother, who wove her hair into a tuskMon, 07 Aug 2017 14:53:47 +0000