• PY_with_logo

    See the collection of talks by ACLS President Pauline Yu. 

  • 2018-board

    The ACLS Board of Directors at the 2018 annual meeting.  William Kirby, board chair, is at Pauline's right. See board and committees.

  • 2018-PY-ELewis

    Pauline in conversation with Earl Lewis, then president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  See the video series.

Historical Documents



Report of the President, 1986-1997 by Stanley N. Katz. ACLS Occasional Paper No. 38. 1997. HTML.

John H. D'Arms: His Achievements, Our Future Course by Nancy Cantor, W. Robert Connor, Barbara DeConcini, Patricia Nelson Limerick, and Neil Rudenstine. ACLS Occasional Paper No. 53. 2003.  HTML.

On the National Endowment for the Humanities

On Humanities Scholarship


ACLS Archives

The ACLS Archives are held in the Manuscripts Division of the Library of Congress and open to researchers. A finding aid for the collection is available at bit.ly/acls_loc_archives.

Documenting the Humanities: Archiving the History of the American Council of Learned Societies chronicles the processing of Part II of the collection, including records through the 1990s.