Mass Humanities supports programs that use history, literature,
philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines to enhance and
improve civic life throughout Massachusetts.
>> Reading Douglass
What are you doing to mark the Emancipation Proclamation this summer? Organize a communal reading! We have what you need.
>> 10 Best Women's Films
We asked our resident scholars for their favorite women's films. Flip through our staff picks.
>> The Truth Sleuth
A Q&A with Ray Raphael, Mass History's 2013 keynote speaker, on why the myths in history cause real problems today.
>> "Listen My Children…"
Join Ray Raphael as we address the use of myth in public history on Monday, June 3 in Worcester! Free workshops.
Literature & Medicine
Humanities at the heart of health care >>
The Clemente Course in the Humanities
Tuition-free, college-level instruction >>
The Public Humanist
Today: Community, Ethics, Emulation... >>
Family Adventures in Reading
A humanities-based family reading program >>
Newburyport Fire Leads to Execution for Arson
On this day in 1820, a barn filled with hay burned to the ground in Newburyport. Just three days later, cries of "fire" alarmed the town again. Terrified residents were convinced they had an arsonist in their midst. Sixteen-year-old Stephen Clark... >>
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