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NHC 19: Call for Session Proposals

December 13, 2018
Event, Feature, National Humanities Conference, and State Humanities Councils
Now accepting session proposals for the 2019 National Humanities Conference taking place in Honolulu, HI, November 7-10, 2019. Deadline to submit is Friday, February 22, 2019.

Mississippi and Oregon Win 2018 Schwartz Prize

November 16, 2018
Feature, National Humanities Conference, and State Humanities Councils
Two Schwartz Prizes Awards were announced at the 2018 National Humanities Conference Schwartz Prize Awards Presentation. The two awards went to Mississippi Humanities Council for its "Racial Equity Grant Program," and to Oregon Humanities for "This Land."

2018 National Humanities Conference Now Open

August 16, 2018
Event, Feature, General, National Humanities Conference, and State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National Humanities Alliance are pleased to announce that registration for the 2018 National Humanities Conference is now open.

Notice of the 2018 Annual Business Meeting

August 1, 2018
Event, National Humanities Conference, and State Humanities Councils
The 2018 Annual Business Meeting of the Federation House of Delegates will take place on Saturday, November 10, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm, at the New Orleans Marriott.

NHC 18: Call for "Moving the Needle" Working Group Participants

July 20, 2018
National Humanities Conference
If you’re considering or have begun equity work that includes targeted hiring or a commitment to diverse board selections, community led collaborations or partnerships, and nontraditional grant guidelines or requirements, you are invited to join this working group.

NHC 18: Announcing the 2018 Capps Lecturer!

June 28, 2018
Event, Feature, and National Humanities Conference
The Federation of State Humanities Councils is pleased to announce that Jesmyn Ward, two-time National Book Award winner and author, will be the National Humanities Conference 2018 Capps Lecturer.

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2018 Schwartz Prize!

June 6, 2018
Event, General, National Humanities Conference, and State Humanities Councils
The Federation is now accepting nominations for the 36th Annual Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize for outstanding work in the public humanities. Deadline for nominations is Wednesday, August 29, 2018.

NHC18: Hotel Reservations Now Open

June 4, 2018
Event, National Humanities Conference, and State Humanities Councils
Book your stay for the 2018 National Humanities Conference at the New Orleans Marriott located in the French Quarter! Hotel reservations are now open.

NHC18: Introducing the 2018 Conference

May 16, 2018
Event and National Humanities Conference
Join us in New Orleans for the 2018 National Humanities Conference held in conjunction with the city's tricentennial celebration! The conference features offsite sessions, lectures, and tours, along with an array of sessions from the more tactical to the more abstract. Conference runs from Nov. 8-11, 2018.

2018 Call for Nominations to Federation Board

March 23, 2018
Feature and General
The Nominating Committee has released its 2018 Call for Nominations to the Federation board. This year three positions will need to be filled, including one public member. Deadline May 7, 2018.

Statement on President's FY 2019 Budget Proposal

February 14, 2018
Advocacy and Legislative Updates, Feature, and State Humanities Councils
The Federation urges Congress to continue its strong support of the NEH and the state humanities councils and reject the administration’s proposal.
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