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The 118th Congress Appropriations Committees – Subcommittees on Interior and the Environment

Following are the members of the House and Senate subcommittees on Interior and the Environment, which has jurisdiction over the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH): House Appropriations: Interior, Environment, … Read more

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Humanities Advocacy: FY 24 Position Paper and Talking Points

In 2022, the Federation facilitated an united funding request to Congress from the humanities community to provide at least $204 million for the NEH for FY23 and $64 million for … Read more

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

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

Registration is open for the 2022 National Humanities Conference!

We are pleased to invite you to the 2022 National Humanities conference, where we will Experience Change in Kinetic California! This year’s program will include two days of virtual sessions on … Read more

Sketches of Los Angeles: A Look into the NHC22 Conference Visuals

Hollywood Boulevard, Union Station, The Getty—any number of famous sites can come to your mind when you think of Los Angeles. Covering 469 square miles, it’s no surprise that this … Read more

Schwartz Prize Winners Archive

Below is a comprehensive list of past recipients for the Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize, which is the highest honor awarded to humanities councils by the humanities community. 1982  “The … Read more

Schwartz Prize FAQs

The Federation is celebrating 40 years of Schwartz Prizes! In 1982, the Rhode Island Committee for the Humanities (now the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities) won the first Schwartz … Read more

The 40th Annual Schwartz Prize – 2022 Call for Nominations

2022 Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize For Public Humanities Programs in 2021 The Federation of State Humanities Councils is now accepting nominations for the 40th annual Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize, established … Read more