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About the NHC 2019 Banner

The 2019 National Humanities Conference banner is comprised of several images that explore the conference theme, “Roots and Routes: Navigation, Migration, and Exchange in the 21st Century.” The images were selected to represent the unique histories and cultures of each island by the co-hosts of this year’s conference

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28 May 2019
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This Week on the Hill – May 24

The House Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2020 Interior Appropriations bill in a party-line vote of 30-21.  The bill includes $167.5 million for the NEH and $51 million for the Federal/State Partnership, representing an increase of $12.5 million for the agency and $3 million for the councils, along with $6 million “to advance cross-cutting NEH initiatives.

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17 May 2019
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This Week on the Hill – May 17

House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee marks up FY 2020 appropriations bill with $167.5 million each for NEH and NEA, an increase of $12.5 million over FY 2019 funding level. Other agencies that saw increases include National Park Service and the Smithsonian Institution.

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11 Mar 2019
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Rob Vaughan

The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the entire humanities community suffered an inestimable loss this past week with the passing of Rob Vaughan.

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