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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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Jack Fitzmier to Chair CAO Executive Committee
We are pleased to announce that Jack Fitzmier, executive director of the American Academy of Religion, will serve as chair of the Executive Committee of the Conference of Administrative Officers.
ACLS Mourns Michael Leff
We are saddened at the loss of Michael Leff, president of the Rhetoric Society of America.