Annual Meetings

2021 ACLS Annual Meeting

The 2021 ACLS Annual meeting will take place on April 22-23 on a virtual platform.

Please click on the link below to register for the meeting. The meeting schedule is provided below to assist in your scheduling.


Live Stream of President's Report to the Council
Friday, April 23, 1 pm ET


Events on Thursday, April 22

  • 10:30-11:45 am Drawing Undergraduate Students to Humanistic Study in the 21st Century (Associate members only)
  • 12:30-1:30 pm Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board (members only)
  • 1:45-3:45 pm Meeting of the ACLS Board of Directors (members only)
  • 4:00-5:00 pm Meeting of the Council
  • 5:15-6:00 pm Musical Performance by Concert Pianist Awadagin Pratt
  • 6:00-6:45 pm Social breakout rooms

Events on Friday, April 23

  • 10-00-11:15 am Council Report/ACLS Fellows Panel Discussion on Career Diversity: Elandre Dedrick, Program Officer, German Marshall Fund of the US;  Marissa Lopez, Professor of English and Chicana/o Studies, UCLA; Daniel Threet, Research Analyst, National Low Income Housing Coalition
  • 11:15-12:15  Moderated breakout groups
  • 12:15-1:00 Break
  • 1:00-1:45 Report to the Council from ACLS President Joy Connolly
  • 1:45-2:00 Break
  • 2:00-2:45 Moderated breakout groups
  • 3:00-3:15 Spoken Word Performance by Georgetown Global Lab Fellows
  • 3:15 Closing remarks by Joy Connolly

The Conference of Executive Officers will convene on Monday and  Tuesday, April 26-27, 9:30 am-12:00 noon.

You may view the proceedings of the 2020 meeting here.