The Massachusetts Governor’s Awards In The Humanities

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Time & Date

Sunday, October 24, 2021, 5:00 pm

Event Location

Mass Humanities Virtual Event Open in Google Maps

WBUR is proud to be a media partner of the 2021 Massachusetts Governor’s Awards in the Humanities. The awards recognize individuals for their public actions, grounded in an appreciation of the humanities, to enhance civic life in the Commonwealth. Each year the Mass Humanities Board of Directors selects nominees who are confirmed by the Governor of Massachusetts. Established in 2014, the awards are presented at a virtual celebration that will be livestreamed on Sunday, October 24.

Proceeds from sponsorships, ticket sales, and direct donations will be put to use in the coming year to maintain and enhance the Clemente CourseReading Frederick Douglass Together and other humanities-based programming that reaches people throughout Massachusetts.

2021 Honorees

John Burgess - professor of practice, Tufts University

Annette Gordon-Reed - historian and professor, Harvard Law School

Sonia Nieto - professor emerita, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Heather Cox Richardson - historian and professor, Boston College

Event hosted by Mass Humanities.

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