Budget Cuts Impact Humanities

Most federal humanities programs received major cuts in FY 2011, and new budget allocations released by the House indicate that FY 2012 could result in even larger across-the-board reductions. As work on FY 2012 appropriations in Congress moves forward, you can help by contacting your congressional representatives. Here are two programs that directly impact many … Continue reading Budget Cuts Impact Humanities

Examples of Humanities Teaching and Research with Societal Benefits

AAA needs your help! Many of our members receive federally funded grants to conduct humanities research and education that have produced direct or indirect benefits for society. AAA is helping the National Humanities Alliance in continuing efforts to articulate the value of the humanities in response to the proposed spending cuts by Congress and the … Continue reading Examples of Humanities Teaching and Research with Societal Benefits

Write to your Congressional Representative Now

This just in over the newswire: Appropriations Committee Introduces Three Week Continuing Resolution Bill will Prevent Government Shutdown, Cut $6 Billion in Spending WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today introduced a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the federal government at current rates for three weeks –until April 8 – while cutting $6 … Continue reading Write to your Congressional Representative Now

Humanities at the Forefront of Congressional Vote on National Budget

The Annual Meeting for the National Humanities Alliance took place on March 7, 2011 at George Washington University, followed by Humanities Advocacy Day on March 8 at Capitol Hill. The Annual Meeting was an opportunity to provide concrete ways to exemplify and frame arguments to support the humanities, skills meeting participants would need for the … Continue reading Humanities at the Forefront of Congressional Vote on National Budget