Upcoming Events

English Department Welcome

11:00 am–1:00 pm Andrews Hall
Welcome back for all English and film studies majors! Students may pick up their FREE department t-shirt, enjoy FREE pizza, and learn more about our classes.

English Student Advisory Board (ESAB) Freshman Welcome

2:00 pm–3:30 pm Andrews Hall
Welcome of and orientation for the freshman English and Film Studies cohort.

The American Pavilion Visit (Exact date TBD)

All Day TBD
Learn more about the American Pavilion’s Film Studies internship opportunities.

The Schindelmeisser Factor: Willa Cather’s First Encounters with Wagner and Wagnerism in Nebraska

3:30 pm Great Plains Art Museum
Alex Ross is a music critic for THE NEW YORKER and author of THE REST IS NOISE: LISTENING TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (2007) and LISTEN TO THIS (2011).

Preparing for Graduate School II Panel

12:30 pm–1:30 pm Andrews Hall
Details about the application process. Advice on the writing sample and faculty recommendations. For all majors and minors who plan to apply to humanities graduate programs.

Humanities on the Edge Presents Milton S. F. Curry

5:30 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
As an academic, creative designer and academic leader, Milton S. F. Curry works across disciplines to find intellectual space for issues of cultural theory to intersect with contemporary architectural production and discourse in urbanism. As an …

Career Fair - Liberal Arts

1:00 pm–5:00 pm Pinnacle Bank Arena
Representatives from employers and organizations will be available to discuss opportunities for students of all majors in their fields.

Resume and Application Workshop

3:00 pm–4:30 pm Andrews Hall
This workshop offers the dos and don’ts of applications as you prepare to apply for spring internships and scholarships. Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the College of Arts and Sciences.

David Ebershoff, author of THE DANISH GIRL

3:30 pm Great Plains Art Museum
The Cather Project and the UNL Creative Writing Program, in partnership with the LGBTQA+ Resource Center, present David Ebershoff. Ebershoff is the author of the best-selling novel THE DANISH GIRL, inspired by the life of Lili Elbe, a pioneer in …

Humanities on the Edge presents Sue J. Kim

5:30 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
Sue J. Kim is the author of On Anger: Race, Cognition, Narrative (U Texas P, 2013), which brings into conversation cognitive and cultural studies approaches to anger, and co-editor, with Meghan Hammond, of the collection Rethinking Empathy Through …