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01 Jun 2017
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2017 Witness Testimony

On May 16, 2017, Valorie Walters, executive officer for the Division of the Chickasaw Cultural Center, Chickasaw Nation and board member, Oklahoma Humanities Council, gave testimony on behalf of the Oklahoma Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities

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17 Mar 2017
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Help Save the NEH!

President Trump’s budget blueprint, released on March 16, recommends eliminating the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The Federation of State Humanities Councils vigorously rejects this short-sighted proposal, which would devastate America’s humanities infrastructure.

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08 Dec 2016
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NHC 2017: Call for Proposals

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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28 Nov 2016
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November Council Pulitzer Update

Throughout November, councils hosted a variety of Pulitzer Prizes Campfires from book fairs to conferences to nature hikes coupled with literature that brought participants together in discussion and community. In addition, councils continued to host presentations, exhibits, book discussions, and writing workshops featuring Pulitzer Prize winners and works.

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13 Nov 2016
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New Members Elected to Federation Board of Directors

The Federation of State Humanities Councils is pleased to announce the election of four new members to its board of directors, effective November 12, 2016. The board members include two humanities council executive directors and two public members.

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26 Oct 2016
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Engage, Explore, Encourage, Educate, Experience – It’s National Arts & Humanities Month! (Part 2 of 2)

ENGAGE, EXPLORE, ENCOURAGE, EDUCATE, EXPERIENCE It’s National Arts and Humanities Month! (Part 2 of 2) On September 28, President Obama declared October as National Arts & Humanities month. To celebrate the two important disciplines, the Federation has been highlighting council programs that blend both the arts and humanities to address topics of national and community…

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