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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.

Councils Kick Off Democracy and the Informed Citizen Programs in 2018

February 7, 2018
Feature, General, and State Humanities Councils
In partnership with The Pulitzer Prizes and supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, forty-nine councils will launch hundreds of programs and events exploring the importance of being an informed citizen and what that means in today's society.

INVITATION: The 2018 Congressional Reception

January 31, 2018
Advocacy and Legislative Updates, Event, and State Humanities Councils
Invitations are now available for the 2018 Humanities on the Hill Congressional Reception.

NHC18: Call for Session Proposals!

December 7, 2017
National Humanities Conference
The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National Humanities Alliance are pleased to announce the 2018 National Humanities Conference, which will take place in New Orleans in conjunction with the city’s tricentennial celebration.

New Chair and Members Elected to FSHC Board of Directors

November 14, 2017
General and State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils announces the election of William Tsutsui as chair and three new members to its board of directors, effective November 4, 2017.

Indiana Humanities Wins Schwartz Prize for "Next Indiana Campfires"

November 9, 2017
2017 Conference, Event, and National Humanities Conference
Indiana Humanities wins the 35th annual Schwartz Prize award for "Next Indiana Campfires," a program that confronts questions of place, environmental stewardship, and identity through literature, hiking, and conversation.

Introducing the 2017-2021 FSHC Board Candidate Slate

August 9, 2017
General
The Federation of State Humanities Councils’ 2017 Nominating Committee announced a slate of three candidates for the Federation board to be brought to the membership for a vote at the annual business meeting in November.
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