Upcoming Events

No Name Reading Series: Marcus Meade and Ashley Strosnider

4:00 pm–5:30 pm Zen’s Lounge
It’s time for the English Department’s first No Name Reading of the year! We’re excited, and we hope you are, too. We meet every few weeks throughout the year at Zen’s Lounge downtown to listen and share our writing—poetry, prose, essays, whatever. …

Interning at the Cannes Film Festival through the American Pavilion

11:00 am–12:30 pm Bailey Library
Join Director of Student Programs Michael Bremer and UNL student Aliza Brugger to learn about internships and other opportunities in Cannes, France. Aliza, a Film Studies and English double major, participated in The American Pavilion internship in …

HotE speaker Ursula Heise’s meeting with graduate students

2:00 pm–3:30 pm Andrews Hall
Ursula Heise is a professor of English and faculty member of UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability, UCLA.

Institute for Ethnic Studies: Reading by Ana Castillo

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Nebraska Union
Reading by poet and novelist Ana Castillo. Reception and book signing to follow.

“Humanities on the Edge” presents Ursula Heise

5:30 pm–7:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
Ursula Heise (Professor, Department of English/Institute of the Environment & Sustainability, UCLA), will deliver a lecture entitled, “BioCities: Urban Futures and the Reinvention of Nature.” Heise writes: “The idea of the Anthropocene has become a …

Rainbow Rowell reading

7:00 pm–8:30 pm University Bookstore
Best-selling novelist and UNL English alum Rainbow Rowell will read from her work and sign books. Rowell’s award-winning young-adult novel “Eleanor & Park” has been on the New York Times bestseller list for more than 38 weeks; her novel “Fangirl” ( …

HotE speaker Gregg Lambert’s meeting with graduate students

2:00 pm–3:30 pm Andrews Hall
Presented by Gregg Lambert, Dean’s Professor of Humanities, Syracuse University.

“Humanities on the Edge” presents Gregg Lambert

5:30 pm–7:00 pm Sheldon Museum Of Art
Gregg Lambert (Dean’s Professor of the Humanities, Syracuse University), will deliver a lecture entitled, “To Have Done with the State of Exception.” Lambert writes: “One of the most glaring contradictions from Deleuze’s early reading of …

Bernadine Evaristo Reading

3:00 pm–5:00 pm Tba
Acclaimed writer Bernardine Evaristo will give a reading from her work. The reading will be followed by a reception.