A professional organization for humanities teachers, scholars, and museum directors

HERA - The Humanities Education and Research Association - is devoted to promoting the worldwide study, teaching and understanding of the humanities across a range of disciplines through regular conferences, scholarship, and its journal Interdisciplinary Humanities.

The mission of HERA is to:
 • Promote the worldwide study, teaching and understanding of the humanities across a range of disciplines, including, but not limited to:

     - Ancient and modern languages and literatures, written or oral
       - History
       - Philosophy and religion
       - The visual arts and architecture
       - The performing arts, including theater, dance, and music
       - Performing media, including film, television, and the Internet
       - Related fields such as archeology, anthropology, ethnic studies, women's studies, and history of science and engineering
       - Those aspects of social sciences which have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods.

       • Support the application of the humanities to the human environment with particular attention to reflecting our diverse heritage, traditions, and history and to the relevance of the humanities to the current conditions of national life.

     • Support the interchange of research and the scholarships of knowledge, teaching and service in the humanities through conferences, publications, and related activities in a worldwide context.

     • Provide additional forums for the exchange of ideas regarding humanities education in schools, colleges and universities, libraries and museums, and other contexts.


March 6-9, 2019
in the city of Brotherly Love - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


March 7-10, 2018
Palmer House Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

Humanities Through the Ages . . . MORE>>
2018 Conference photos
by John Schmidt

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The winner of this year's Undergraduate Research prize is Leann Christopherson for her paper, 'Everything was a Pretext to Arrest us': Communicating Intersectionality through Transgressing Literary Borders in Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis."

March 1-4, 2017
San Diego Westgate Hotel
San Diego, California

Local Voices to Global Visions:
Exploring Identity in the Humanities . . . MORE>>



To have your conference or event listed on HERA's website contact Marcia Green (mgreen@sfsu.edu) or Dore' Ripley (Dore.Ripley@gmail.com).


CALL for Papers at the University of Pennsylvania website is provided by the Department of English at U of P as a courtesy to the academic community. . . MORE>>

Call for Papers at Academia.edu

CFP List | An Academic Calls for Papers Database is designed to facilitate new scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences by organizing and highlighting conference opportunities to share academic work, receive scholarly feedback, and network professionally . . . MORE>>

CRITIQUE is a peer-reviewed literary journal devoted to essays on contemporary fiction. The editors are also interested in critical essays on the fiction of significant emerging writers from any country. . . MORE>>

Culture and Dialogue is an international peer reviewed print and electronic journal of cross-cultural philosophy and humanities . . . MORE>>

HNet - Humanities and Social Sciences on Line
An international consortium of scholars and teachers, H-Net creates and coordinates Internet networks with the common objective of advancing teaching and research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences . . . MORE>>

Email conference and call announcements to: Marcia Green (mgreen@sfsu.edu)



Interdisciplinary Humanitites

Fall 2017
Pedagogy in the Humanities

Summer 2017
The Nature of our Humanity

Spring 2017
Humanities and Religion


Interdisciplinary Humanities

Deadline: CLOSED
Spring 2018: Organic Machines/Engineered Humans: (Re)Defining Humanity

Guest Editor: Doré Ripley, California State University, East Bay . . .

Deadline: CLOSED
Summer 2018: 2017 Hera Conference Issue - Local Voice to Global Visions: Exploring Identity in the Humanities

Deadline: CLOSED
Fall 2018: The Lanugage of Music
Guest Editor: Dr. Erin R. McCoy . . .

Deadline: March 15, 2019
Spring 2019: Bridging the Gap? Digital Media in the Literature Classroom
Guest Editors: Kristin Lucas and Cameron McFarlane, Nipissing University . . .

Deadline: Jan. 15, 2019
Summer 2019: 2018 Hera Conference Issue . . .

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Fall 2019: Art, Activism, and the Pursuit of a Better Life
Guest Editor: Wendy Chase . . .

ONGOING IH CALLS and other Information . . . MORE>>



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HERA's newsletter features conference updates, interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship, travelogues, and MORE>>


Member News Awards, publications, websites and MORE>>

Humanities Publications, Organizations, Centers, and Other Web Links Links to resources for study, research, and funding in the humanities . . . MORE>>

Museums, Libraries, Online Journals, Opera, Theater, Music, and Dance A comprehensive listing of many of the internet's best online sources . . . MORE>>

Job Postings in the Humanities Browse postings for career opportunities in the Humanities . . . MORE>>

Colleges and Universities offering Humanities degrees A comprehensive list of American institutions focusing on the Humanities . . . MORE>>

Email resource announcements to: Marcia Green (mgreen@sfsu.edu)



DONATE HERA is a 501(c)3 corporation that provides the support needed to bridge the gap between all levels of Humanities Education from kindergarten through the college and university levels . . MORE>>