Help Maintain NEH
President Yu's message to ACLS constituents concerning the president's proposed budget:
Dear friends and colleagues,
The Constitution states that a purpose of government is to “promote the general welfare.” Our capacity to understand our country and our world is critical to that goal. This week, the Trump Administration issued a budget request for the coming fiscal year that undermines that capacity. . . .
March 14 is Humanities Advocacy Day
The ACLS is partnering with the National Humanities Alliance to make clear to Congress that we oppose all efforts to eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities. Please consider joining the effort by calling your members of Congress.
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ACLS Names 22 Frederick Burkhardt Fellows in 2017
support recently tenured faculty as they pursue long-term, ambitious research
while in residence at institutions whose resources and scholarly communities
are ideally suited to facilitate their research.
AAAS Commission on Language Learning Issues Final Report
The new report by the Commission on Language Learning of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences calls for a national strategy to improve access to language learning and to place the need for language education at the forefront of education policies.
ASEEES-MAG Convention in Lviv
The Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) is a member society of the American Council of Learned Societies; MAG (International Association for the Humanities) was established by advisers as an outgrowth of the ACLS-administered Humanities Program in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine (1998-2010).
ACLS Names 20 Mellon-ACLS Public Fellows in 2016
With the 2016 cohort, the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program now has supported more than 100 PhDs as they demonstrate that the capacities honed in the course of completing a PhD in the humanities have broad practical applications.
ACLS Names 66 Dissertation Completion Fellows
The Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellows, who are from 32 different universities, are completing dissertations in a broad range of humanities and social science disciplines.
Announcing the Central Program’s ACLS Fellows
include independent scholars as well as tenure-track and non-tenure-track
faculty of all ranks, from more than 50 colleges and universities, working on
projects that span the humanities and humanistic social sciences.
ACLS Announces 21 Frederick Burkhardt Fellows
Burkhardt Fellowships support recently tenured faculty as they pursue long-term, unusually ambitious research while in residence at institutions whose resources and scholarly communities are ideally suited to facilitate the proposed research project.
ACLS Mourns the Loss of Cliff Kuhn
Cliff was executive director of the Oral History Association and played the principal role in OHA’s admission to ACLS in 2014.
Announcing the Digital Extension Grant Program
ACLS’s new Digital Extension Grants will support teams of scholars as they enhance existing digital projects and engage new audiences across a range of academic communities and institutions.
Symposium on “Buddhist Studies Today”
The symposium, supported by The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation and organized by ACLS, took place at the University
of British Columbia, June 7–9, 2015.
New Fellowship in Honor of Ellen Holtzman
The Luce/ACLS Ellen Holtzman Dissertation Fellowship in American Art will be awarded to an emerging scholar of demonstrated achievement whose research and writing concerns American modernism and art of the 1950s and 1960s.
ACLS Organizes Symposium on Buddhist Studies Today
The event, which will take place July 7-9 at the University of British Columbia, will celebrate the first cohort of Dissertation Fellows of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies.
HEB exhibits at CAA
ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB), the online collection developed by scholars, will exhibit at the Book and Trade Fair that is part of the College Art Association’s 103rd Annual Conference at the Hilton Hotel in New York City on February 12-14.
African Humanities Program Fellows Visit US
The three have been named African Studies Association Presidential Fellows, an honor bestowed upon them in recognition of their contributions to the humanities in Africa
Focus on the Oral History Association
ACLS is pleased to inaugurate a series focusing on the work of its member societies with a submission from its newest member, the Oral History Association.