Our Work

We believe federal funding for the humanities is vital to a thriving democracy.

Since our founding in 1977, our members have always been our top priority.

We are dedicated to strengthening awareness of the critical role the humanities play in everyday American life.

National Humanities Conference

Bringing the Humanities Community Together

Save the Dates! The 2019 National Humanities Conference will take place November 7-10, 2019 in Honolulu, HI. This year, the theme will be “Roots and Routes: Navigation, Migration and Exchange in the 21st Century.” Registration opens summer 2019! (Hotel reservations can be made now.)

Learn More About This Important Event

Upcoming Deadlines & Events

August 7
Council Conference Call & Q&A
Democracy & the Informed Citizen

August 23
Deadline: Letters of Intent
Democracy & The Informed Citizen, Pt. 2

August 28
Deadline to Submit Schwartz Prize Nominations

Late August
Special Registration Launches
NHC Tours, Offsite Sessions