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.
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.
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.
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
ACLS Names 2013 New Faculty Fellows
The 22 awardees, recent Ph.D.s from a range of humanistic disciplines, will take up two-year positions at participating universities across the country.
ACLS Annual Report for 2011-2012 Released
The report features a message from President Yu and highlights of the year's activities, along with a complete listing of 2012 fellows and grantees and their research projects.
ACLS Announces 2012 African Humanities Program Fellows
The American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce 51 fellowship awards to African scholars in the fourth year of the African Humanities Program (AHP), a multi-year initiative of annual, international competitions funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The program is open to humanities scholars in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.
ACLS Names 2012 Public Fellows
The 13 fellows will join partnering organizations for two-year terms. They will participate in the substantive work of these agencies and receive professional mentoring to further transition into non-academic careers.