All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, April 21

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A time to “mourn the loss of lives, celebrate those who saved them, honor those who survived, and contemplate the obligations of the living”- former President Barack Obama.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Passover

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
An eight-day Jewish holiday and festival in commemoration of the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Painted Quilts of the Hopi Mesas

Hosted by International Quilt Museum

Date: Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Location: International Quilt Museum
Painted Quilts from the Hopi Mesas is an exhibition of quilts and other objects made by the Hopi people of northeast Arizona. The exhibition opens October 22, 2021 and runs through April 30, 2022.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Humanities on the Edge presents: Anna Arabindan-Kesson

“Plantation Imaginaries: Immigrant Forms and Forms of Enclosure”

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Professor Arabindan-Kesson is an assistant professor of African American and Black Diasporic art at Princeton University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Art and Archaeology. She is also a faculty fellow at Wilson College. Born in Sri …
This event originated in Department of English.

Sex, Power and Assault on Campus

A CONVERSATION FOR CULTURAL CHANGE

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Kimball Recital Hall
Join us to discuss how students, faculty and staff can come together as a community and reduce sexual assault.
This event originated in University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Ongoing Events

Ramadan

Islamic holiday

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is an observance not an event
Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, improvement and increased devotion and worship. Muslims fast (swam) from dawn until sunset, in effort to cleanse the soul and focus attention to God.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Autism Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Established to raise awareness about the developmental disorder that affects children’s normal development of social and communication skills.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Diversity Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity surrounding us all. By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, organizers hope that people will get a deeper understanding of each other.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

The Festival of Ridvan

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A holiday celebrated by those of the Baha’i Faith, commemorating the 12 days when Baha’u’llah, the prophet-founder, resided in a garden called Ridvan (Paradise) and publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.

Vaisakhi (also spelled Baisakhi)

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
The celebration the founding of the Sikh community as the Khalsa (community of the initiated) and the birth of the Khalsa.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.