The National Humanities Center’s Statement Concerning the Killing of George Floyd

The National Humanities Center mourns the wrongful death of George Floyd, the most recent, public example of the injustice, brutality, and systemic racism suffered daily by African Americans across our nation. We join our voice with those who protest the mistreatment of George Floyd and so many others. And we rededicate ourselves to helping enact the change necessary to create a just and equitable society for all Americans.  Read the Statement >

Scholarly Programs

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Dr. Matthew Booker Appointed New Vice President for Scholarly Programs

The Center provides a rich intellectual setting for individual research and the exchange of ideas among leading scholars working across the humanities.  Read More

Education Programs

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Humanities in Class Digital Library Now Open

The Center builds bridges between the academic world and the working classroom, addressing both classic and contemporary aspects of the humanities.  See More

Public Engagement

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NHC Virtual Book Club: Toward A More Perfect Union: The American Experiment

The Center’s public programs highlight the importance of the humanities as the foundation of a democratic culture, a fulfilling life, and an informed citizenry.  Learn More