Portsmouth, Milford, Canaan, and many other NH towns have been home to natives of Africa and African Americans for centuries, but their stories have often been left out of official histories.

What is the most practical subject to study for economic success? It may well be philosophy! On graduate school entrance exams, philosophy students outperform other humanities students, and even most STEM students, in combined verbal and quantitative scores. Philosophy students excel in high-tech professions.

Twenty-nine outstanding new programs are now available for booking at your library, town hall, church, or other organization. Here are a few of our newest Humanities to Go programs:

 

Was Abraham Lincoln the “Great Emancipator” and “wise leader” as portrayed by his private secretaries and biographers John Milton Hay and John Nikolay?

What are the ethical responsibilities when one’s conscience conflicts with political/legal directives?

New Hampshire Humanities presents the 2017 Connections Family Literacy Festival, “Our Stories; Our Community,” a celebration of food, songs, dancing, and stories.

The Trump administration recently released its budget blueprint which includes elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), as well as the National Endowment for the Arts, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the Institute for Museum and Library Services in the FY18 budget.

What are the ethical responsibilities when one’s conscience conflicts with political/legal directives?

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