Mass Humanities supports programs that use history, literature,
philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines to enhance and
improve civic life throughout Massachusetts.
>> Worcester 1774
Worcester County stands up for American independence again with countywide reenactments this spring and summer.
>> Humanities Seaside
We've compiled a list of our favorite public humanities destinations by the sea. Enjoy your summer vacation seasoned with a taste of the past.
>> Let's Talk Equality
What do we owe each other? We urgently need to discuss what our social contract means today. Join us for several discussions around the state.
>> 14 Books for the Beach
Our staff and board selected some of the books from their summertime lists to recommend to you. Take in these titles as you bask in the sun.
Literature & Medicine
Humanities at the heart of health care >>
The Clemente Course in the Humanities
Tuition-free, college-level instruction >>
The Public Humanist
Today: Understanding Islam... >>
Family Adventures in Reading
A humanities-based family reading program >>
Dr. Susan Dimock Begins Medical Residency
On this day in 1872, Dr. Susan Dimock became the resident physician at the New England Hospital for Women and Children in Boston. Only a month earlier, she had returned from medical school in Europe, where there was less hostility to women becoming doctors... >>
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