Mass Humanities supports programs that use history, literature,
philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines to enhance and
improve civic life throughout Massachusetts.
>> Sub-Saharan Sojourn
Let us take you to Ghana, a dynamic and storied West African democracy, for one week this October.
>> $133,800 needed by 7/31
Our new endowment fund will make sure we reach underserved audiences far into the future. Add your donation today!
>> Women at Work
The best networking and skill-sharing conference for historians in the state focuses on women's history this year.
>> Humanities Vacation
School's out, but learning doesn't have to be. For your April break, here's a list of the many humanities experiences for the whole family.
Literature & Medicine
Humanities at the heart of health care >>
The Clemente Course in the Humanities
Tuition-free, college-level instruction >>
The Public Humanist
Today: The Dark Matter of Moral Injury >>
Family Adventures in Reading
A humanities-based family reading program >>
Annie Oakley Purchases Smith & Wesson Gun
On this day in 1888, Annie Oakley, the star female sharpshooter in Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show, purchased a Model 3 handgun made by the Springfield firm of Smith & Wesson. Horace Smith and Daniel B. Wesson had joined forces in the 1850s and open... >>
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