Learn more about our next event.

The 2024 National Humanities Conference will take place November 13th – 17th, in Providence, Rhode Island. This conference deepens collaboration among a wide array of institutions engaged in the humanities, including colleges, universities, state humanities councils, museums, libraries, and historical societies, as well as with publicly engaged scholars at all phases in their careers. Registration opens in late summer.

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Whether you are a humanities educator, a professional at a museum, library, or cultural institution, or a citizen committed to a society that values the humanities, we help you make the case for the humanities to those who need to hear it most.

We have resources to help you advocate.


Strategies for Recruiting Students to the Humanities

Explore over 100 exemplary initiatives that have succeeded in recruiting students to the humanities.

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Approaches to Training in the Public Humanities

Read our case studies, project snapshots, and impact data on higher-ed based public humanities training programs.

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Make the Case for the National Endowment for the Humanities

Browse individual profiles, maps, and broader analyses of the NEH’s impact at the local and national levels. Draw on these resources to advocate to Members of Congress or spread the word in your local community.

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Deepen Your Public Humanities Practice

HumanitiesforAll.org is a hub for resources to support public engagement in the humanities. In addition to the Humanities for All database, essays, and blog, we also provide a selection of resources to support those conducting publicly engaged humanities work on campuses around the country.

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Combat Educational Gag Orders

Combat educational gag orders in K-12 and higher ed with resources compiled from a range organizations.

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“You can do whatever you want to do with a degree in the humanities. There’s so many directions that you can go in with it.” 

Betselot Wondimu
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Our toolkits help you tell your story.

Our toolkits are designed to help you harness data about the impact of the humanities and tell your story.


Documenting the Impact of the Humanities in Higher Education

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Documenting the Community Impact of Your Humanities Program

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Study the Humanities Toolkit

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Pitching the Media

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Join NHA’s more than 260 member organizations, including colleges, universities, libraries, museums, cultural organizations, state humanities councils, and scholarly, professional, and higher education associations. With your support we can continue to build our network of advocates and showcase the value of the humanities on campuses, in communities, and on Capitol Hill.

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Learn more about our work in 2023.

Take a look at all NHA has accomplished over the past year in our 2023 Year in Review.

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