The World and I

World and I is an encyclopedic journal that includes world news; developments in science, the arts and philosophy; book reviews; and photo essays. Since it was founded in 1986, it is printed monthly. The journal is published by Washington Times Corp.Subjects for World and I include science; literature and literary reviews; food and cooking; art; travel and tourism; politics; philosophy; music and musical instruments; drama and theatre. The editor is Steve Osmond.

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 4, April

Emaki: The Magic Scrolls of Japan
Emaki painting is an ancient Japanese art. It is a way of blending finely crafted art and text to tell a story, in much the same tradition as beautifully illustrated books, but in a different format: a horizontal picture scroll. Emaki hand scrolls...
Francesca Woodman: Aphrodite or Alice?
Francesa Woodman's brief life, death and photographs continue to raise questions among critics, scholars and the art world. She began photographing at the age of thirteen and within a nine year period created an extensive and varied body of work, exhibited...
Glacier Park Gypsies
A few weeks before the 1961 spring term ended at the University of Minnesota-Duluth I received a letter from the Superintendent of Glacier National Park, indicating my employment application had been approved. I'd been assigned to a gypsy crew, and...
Pilgrimage to Petra, Spain: Birthplace of California's Historic Missions
As a resident Californian, it's always been a convenient pleasure to tour our famed mission trail, the oldest outposts of Christianity in the Golden State. The trail hugs the Pacific shoreline for nearly 600 miles beginning from San Diego just above...
Spirit of the Forest: Shamans in Ecuador
On a recent journey to Ecuador, my psyche was not as neatly packed away as my hiking boots, rain poncho, and appropriate photographic gear. The pressure was mounting as days before the trip I collected incomplete information about my upcoming sojourn....