The Federation of State Humanities Councils sponsors and organizes multiple events throughout the year. The National Humanities Conference and Humanities on the Hill are major annual events that involve the full membership, as well as our partners. The Federation board of directors meets three times a year, and other Federation committees and task forces, appointed annually, meet throughout the year.

The National Humanities Conference

Bringing the humanities community together to share, learn and connect.

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Humanities on the Hill

A week of national advocacy in
the nation’s capital.

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Board & Committee Meetings

The Federation board and committee members meet throughout the year to address member needs.

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Latest Event News


Support the NEH and the State Humanities Councils

January 27, 2017

Proposals to severely cut or eliminate NEH, while dismaying, are not new. The NEH and the state humanities councils have weathered previous storms by attracting strong bipartisan support and offering outstanding programming.

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NHC 2017: Call for Proposals

December 8, 2016

We are pleased to announce the 2017 National Humanities Conference, which will take place in Boston, MA, Thursday, November 2 through Sunday, November 5. This is the Call for Session Proposals. The deadline is March 15, 2017.

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Upcoming Deadlines & Events

06/06/2017 - 06/07/2017New Orleans, LA
07/21/2017 - 07/22/2017Chicago, IL
11/02/2017 - 11/05/2017Boston, MA
11/04/2017Boston, MA