Representing and supporting our nation’s humanities councils

to strengthen the civic, cultural, and social fabric of our nation through the humanities.

Humanities Kansas, Responding to the Moment: Connecting Kansans in 2020

Our members tell the stories of our shared human experience, strengthen communities, and help bridge divides.

Making Meaning: Why Humanities Matter

Listen to our podcast exploring the role the humanities have played during the pandemic and in our recovery across the United States. Subscribe to the season and listen to all six episodes!

Princeton University, NJ, USA. Shot on Oct 25, 2018. Shot at dawn, the long cobblestone paths leading up to the Princeton square has an eerie quiet that can stimulate any academic.
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Join our online community of humanities councils, connect with other members, share resources, ask questions, and engage in a variety of forums.

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Add your voice to advocacy efforts

Now more than ever the humanities councils are needed to support their communities. See how you can play a part in this nationwide effort!

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Together we can use the humanities to help us make sense of the world.

Recent News

National Humanities Conference Equitable Access Grants

The Federation of State Humanities Councils (Federation) and the National Humanities Alliance (NHA) are pleased to announce a new grant program to support the attendance and travel expenses of up … Read more

NHC 2022: Call for Late-Breaking Session Proposals

Do you have an idea that addresses the challenges and opportunities presented since the initial call for proposals closed in April? The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National … Read more

Closing Event with Jazz Historian and musician Dr. Michael White and his band. Photo Credit: George H. Long

Register for the 2022 National Humanities Conference!

Secure your spot to join us in person November 10-13.

Early bird rates now through September 30.

Header photo credit: Caryl Hale, Norton County Arts Council/Humanities Kansas, Responding to the Moment: Connecting Kansans in 2020