Representing and supporting our nation’s humanities councils

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

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The 2023 National Humanities Conference Call for Proposals is open! Join us in Indianapolis, Indiana October 25-29, 2023.

2023 Humanities on the Hill

Join us March 7-9 in DC to connect with other humanities professionals as we meet with our legislators about the importance of our work.

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!

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Actions You Can Take
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Access member benefits

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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Partner with the humanities councils

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

Recent News

2023 National Humanities Conference Call for Proposals

The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National Humanities Alliance are pleased to announce the 2023 National Humanities Conference, to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 25-29, 2023. In … Read more

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Humanities on the Hill: Preparing for your Virtual Hill Visit

With three weeks remaining before Humanities on the Hill, now is the time to be preparing for your virtual Hill visits.