Thursday, September 26
Big Ten Emerging Scholars Lecture by Stephanie Tsank Inside Mary Johnson’s Mouth: Crane’s Realism and Sensing the Slums in Maggie: A Girl of the StreetsDate: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Dr. Tsank received her PhD from the University of Iowa. Her talk draws on material from a larger project examining how realist writers use food and the senses to depict immigrant characters and in turn, support constructions (or revisions) of …
Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Center for Great Plains Studies
Author C.J. Janovy will speak about her experiences writing “No Place Like Home: Lessons in Activism from LGBT Kansas” at a Paul A. Olson lecture at the Center for Great Plains Studies.
Truman and Udall Information Session Learn about these two service-oriented awards!
Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The Udall Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for college sophomores and juniors pursuing studies leading to a career in tribal health, tribal public policy, or the environment. Candidates should be working towards positive solutions to …
David Krugler Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Will Brown Lynching
Date: Time: 6:00 pm–7:30 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the Will Brown lynching in Omaha, which took place on September 28, 1919. The murder of Brown, an African American laborer, by a white mob was part of a wave of anti-black violence sweeping the United States …