Report: The State of the Humanities

Each spring, the National Humanities Alliance (NHA) organizes an annual meeting and an accompanying national advocacy day, in which representatives from most states meet with congressional offices to make the case for federal funding of the humanities. In 2020, 184 individuals representing 41 states held 287 meetings with congressional offices on Capitol Hill. Ithaka S+R is committed to supporting humanists in their work, through projects such as measuring the value of a liberal arts education, the analysis of the research needs of scholars in modern languages, religious studies, and history, and our projects focused on supporting instruction with primary sources and cultural heritage objects during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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