All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, October 7

Pauley Symposium/Rawley Conference

In Sickness & In Health: A COVID-19 Roundtable

Date: Time: 11:00 am–12:30 pm Location: Zoom
This roundtable will address the important contributions and critiques of historians, medical practitioners, and social scientists working in response to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-2021.
This event originated in History.

CEHS Grand Challenge Conversation Series: Anti-Racism and Racial Equity

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Virtual
Join a brainstorming session to start thinking about collaborating on a
This event originated in CEHS.

Pauley Symposium/Rawley Conference

Public History Careers for Humanities Scholars

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–2:00 pm Location: Zoom
Graduate students seeking professional development as well as interdisciplinary audiences engaged in community-facing scholarship will benefit from this conversation featuring Public Historians who can speak both to the importance of public history …
This event originated in History.

Justice Jam

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:30 pm Location: McCollum Hall
Please join us for the 10th Annual Justice Jam, a fun and casual event co-hosted with the Equal Justice Society. Share a local brew with leaders from the Nebraska Public Interest community while listening to these passionate attorneys share why they …
This event originated in Law.

Pauley Symposium/Rawley Conference

Distinguished Lecture by Dr. James F. Brooks: “The Role of Historians & the Humanities in Times of Crisis”

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Zoom
We are excited to have Dr. James F. Brooks as the distinguished lecturer and keynote for the 2021 Rawley Symposium. His scholarship examines moments of humanitarian crisis in the borderlands of what is now Mexico and the United States. He has held …
This event originated in History.

The Reading Series: Alison Bechdel

Celebrating 50 Years of LGBTQ Studies at UNL

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:30 pm Location: Rococo Theater
Alison Bechdel is an internationally beloved cartoonist whose darkly humorous graphic memoirs, astute writing and evocative drawing have forged an unlikely intimacy with a wide and disparate range of readers.
This event originated in Department of English.

Ongoing Events

Hispanic Heritage Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
This month corresponds with Mexican Independence Day, which is celebrated on September 16, and recognizes the revolution in 1810 that ended Spanish dictatorship.

LGBT History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A U.S. observance started in 1994 to recognize lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history and the history of the gay rights movement.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
This observance was launched in 1945 when Congress declared the first week in October as “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week.” In 1998, the week was extended to a month and renamed. The annual event draws attention to employment …