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Oklahoma Humanities Magazine

Culture. Ideas. Perspectives.

Oklahoma HUMANITIES magazine fosters conversation and new perspectives through articles, interviews, and beautiful color images. From public policy issues to cultural heritage, you'll find an engaging forum for new ideas and productive civil discourse. For advertising opportunities, click here.

 Click here to read the complete Winter 2015 magazine.


Swept up in a tide of passion and intrigue,
it was her story, it was his story,
it was history . . .

Fount of the Heart -- The Edna Crockett Valentines
The art and heart of exchanging valentines.

     By Nancy Rosin

Matchmaking: The Second-Oldest Profession
A centuries-old tradition.

     By Meghan Laslocky

The Movie Lover's Guide to Kissing
Tips and clips for reel romance.

     By Mary Brodnax

What's Love Got to Do with It? --In Romance Novels, Everything!
A genre that's getting new respect.

     By Jayashree Kamble

"Pointed Boots Are Just Bad News"
Love lessons from contemporary female poets.

     By Jessica Glover

Equal Access to Hometown Teams: Hurdling Race and Gender Barriers in Oklahoma Sports
Introduction to Hometown Teams, a traveling Smithsonian exhibit.

     By Amy Carreiro