This month, the nation honors the 1969 Stonewall Riots and celebrates Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and more (LGBTQIA+) gender identities and lives during “Pride Month.” This year, … Read more
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
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
In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, councils are celebrating generational contributions and cultural histories of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders through their programming. On the West … Read more
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
Energy of Motion: Experiencing Change in Kinetic California The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National Humanities Alliance are excited to announce the 2022 National Humanities Conference, which will … Read more
As the world continues to experience environmental crises, extreme climate events, and ecological changes, humanities councils are committed to examining relationships between humanity and nature—how the intricacies of our lives … Read more
“History is so much of a choice,” said Dr. Imani Perry during an engaging dialogue with Jerald Crook, founder and executive director of Alabama’s Higher Ground Society (HGS) and program coordinator for the Georgia Humanities Council. “It is like mapmaking….when you make a map, you make decisions about what matters.”
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Illuminating the centrality of poetry to daily life, Lorde emphasizes the roles of identity, culture, and feeling as key to survival.
The Federation of State Humanities Councils urges Congress to provide at least $204 million to the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), including at least $64 million for the state and jurisdictional humanities councils in FY 2023.