ACLS: Advancing the Humanities

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    2016 Haskins Prize Lecturer Cynthia Enloe with Pauline Yu

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    In The Humanities Interviews, scholars reflect on the importance of the humanities and their own fields of research and teaching.

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    Thirty-one ACLS member societies develop lists of recommended titles for the HEB online collection

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ACLS is pleased to present videos of special series and annual meeting programming for on-demand viewing.


The 2016 ACLS Annual Meeting featured Ford Foundation President Darren Walker in Conversation with ACLS President Pauline Yu.

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In "The Humanities Interviews," accomplished scholars reflect on the importance of the humanities and what led them to their particular field of research and teaching. 

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"Emerging Themes and Methods of Humanities Research" is an annual meeting session devoted to presentations by recent ACLS fellows. 

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Named for the first chairman of ACLS, the Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecture Series has as its theme "A Life of Learning." It is delivered each year by a distinguished humanist chosen by the Executive Committee of the Delegates.

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In her Report to the Council, President Yu speaks to ACLS's governing body and annual meeting attendees about the state of humanities scholarship and ACLS program initiatives.

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The Annual Meeting Plenary Session engages issues of broad interest to the scholarly community that ACLS represents.

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