• AM2018-Mattie

    Mattie Burkert, a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow, presented her research at the 2018 ACLS Annual Meeting.

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    African Humanities Program Fellow Merit Kabugo studies the discourse of rural farmers. 

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    Search ACLS fellows' publications online. 


Lynn Hunt Named 2019 Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecturer 

Hunt is Distinguished Research Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.

On the Passing of Linda Nochlin 

ACLS mourns the passing of Linda Nochlin, our 2007 Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecturer. We invite you to read the lecture in celebration of her life of learning.

Sally Falk Moore Named 2018 Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecturer 

Moore is a legal anthropologist and professor emerita at Harvard University,

Interested in US Foreign Policy on Nuclear Arms? 

ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB), the online collection curated by scholars, offers award-winning titles.

Interested in Russia and US-Russian Relations? 

ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB), the online collection curated by scholars, offers award-wining titles.

ACLS Mourns the Loss of Joyce Appleby 

A distinguished historian of the United States, Professor Appleby delivered the 2012 Haskins Prize Lecture on "A Life of Learning."

Harry G. Frankfurt Named 2017 Haskins Prize Lecturer 

Professor Frankfurt, professor emeritus of philosophy at Princeton University, will deliver the lecture on May 12, during the 2017 ACLS Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD.

ACLS Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities 

Join us on Twitter on Tuesday, September 29 at 1pm EDT using #NEHturns50.

ACLS Mourns the Loss of Carl E. Schorske 

Professor Schorske delivered the Charles Homer Haskins Lecture at the 1987 ACLS Annual Meeting.

Video of 2015 Haskins Prize Lecture Released 

Speaking at the 2015 ACLS Annual Meeting, Wendy Doniger talks life, heresy in Hinduism, and attempts to suppress scholarship.

ACLS Humanities E-Book at American Theological Library Association, June 18-20 

Lee Walton, HEB's national library account manager, will give a presentation on "Perceptions of Academic Librarians Regarding E-Books and the Humanities."

On the Passing of Peter Gay 

Professor Gay was an ACLS Fellow in 1958 and the 2004 Charles Homer Haskins Lecturer.

ACLS Humanities E-Book Announces 10 Top-Hit Titles 

Most frequently accessed e-books in the online collection include two by ACLS fellows.

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.

ACLS African Humanities Program (AHP) releases Recommendations for Reinvigorating the Humanities in Africa 

The recommendations by leading African academics will be presented at the African Higher Education Summit in Dakar in March 2015.

EEPS Awards First Michael Henry Heim Translation Prize 

Jennifer Croft received the prize for her translation of Roma Sendyka’s "Miejsca, które straszą (afekty i miejsca nie-pamięci)" ("Sites That Haunt: Affects and Non-Sites of Memory"). 

ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB): Upcoming Exhibits 

Please visit the HEB exhibit at these upcoming conferences.

Cynthia Enloe Named 2016 Haskins Prize Lecturer 

The series, entitled "A Life of Learning," celebrates scholarly careers of distinctive importance.

ACLS Humanities E-Book Launches New Website 

ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB), a collection of nearly 4,000 books in the humanities recommended by scholars, is pleased to announce a new interface.

ACLS Welcomes Report of Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences 

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) welcomes the release of the report of the Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences convened by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

ACLS Mourns Robert W. Fogel 

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Robert W. Fogel, economic historian and 1996 Charles Homer Haskins Lecturer.

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.

On the Passing of Gerda Lerner 

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Gerda Lerner, a pioneer in the field of women's history and the 2005 Charles Homer Haskins Lecturer.

Bruno Nettl Named 2014 Haskins Prize Lecturer 

ACLS is pleased to announce that Bruno Nettl will deliver the Haskins Prize Lecture at the 2014 ACLS Annual Meeting. 

Joyce Appleby's 2012 Haskins Prize Lecture Published 

ACLS is pleased to announce the publication of the 2012 Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecture by Joyce Appleby.

ACLS Annual Report for 2010-2011 Published 

The report is available online and in print.

Susan Ware Appointed General Editor of American National Biography 

The landmark American National Biography offers portraits of more than 18,700 men and women—from all eras and walks of life—whose lives have shaped the nation.

ACLS Mourns the Passing of Anne Burkhardt 

Anne was associated with the ACLS-sponsored Darwin Correspondence Project since its beginnings in 1974.

Robert Alter Named 2013 Haskins Prize Lecturer 

ACLS is pleased to anounce that Robert Alter, Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley, will deliver the Haskins Prize Lecture at the 2013 ACLS Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD.

ACLS Seeks Nominations and Applications for General Editor of the American National Biography 

The ANB is the premier print and online reference source for significant figures in American history.

2009-2010 ACLS Annual Report Published 

The ACLS Annual Report for 2009-2010 has just been released, online and in print. 

Eileen Gardiner and Ronald G. Musto to Lead Medieval Academy of America 

Eileen Gardiner and Ronald G. Musto, co-directors of ACLS Humanities E-Book, jointly named executive director of the Medieval Academy of America and editor of Speculum.

New Book by Alexander C. Y. Huang F'10 Wins Award from Modern Language Association 

ACLS congratulates Alexander C. Y. Huang F'10 on his receipt of the Modern Language Association's eighteenth annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies for Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange.

Joyce Appleby Named 2012 Haskins Prize Lecturer 

Joyce Appleby, professor emerita of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, will deliver the 30th Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecture at the 2012 ACLS Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. 

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