Women in Art & Pop

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:30 pm Location: Bailey Library
Before Roxane Gay comes to UNL’s, this panel will explore the representations of women in art and pop culture, specifically women of color. Panelists include Kwakiutl L. Dreher, Brigitte McQueen Shew, and Hope Wabuke.

Q’mmunity Talks

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Nebraska City Union

Roxane Gay Book Discussion: Hunger

Date: Time: 10:30 am–11:30 am Location: Nebraska City Union
This will be a discussion of Roxane Gay’s Book, Hunger, before her appearance on October 4th.

Tea Time Friday at the Kawasaki Reading Room

Date: Time: 11:00 am–4:30 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Come join us for freshly prepared teas every Friday! Each week take a taste of one (or more) varieties of international tea served with a delicious snack. Teas rotate every week, so come in to enjoy a favorite or try something new. Relax and unwind …

Peppermint @ UNL

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Location: Coliseum
Peppermint is an American actress, singer, reality television personality, drag queen and trans-activist best known as a fixture in the New York City nightlife scene and as the runner-up on the ninth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

University Health Center LGBTQA+ Open House

Date: Time: 6:00 pm Location: University Health Center
Tour and reception for LGBTQA+ students, staff and faculty to see the new Health Center and receive information about services related to LGBTQA+ identities. Interested participants should meet at the Health Center. Prior to the tour there will be a …

What’s Your Big Lie?

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Jordan Axani discusses how everyone has a “big lie,” or something that they are hiding from the world. A section of his presentation gives students the opportunity to send out live anonymous posts about their “big lies,” which gives them …

Roxane Gay

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Roxane Gay is an openly bisexual Nebraska alumni and award winning author. She is the author of the books Ayiti, An Untamed State, the New York Times bestselling Bad Feminist, the nationally bestselling Difficult Women and the New York Times …

Roxane Gay, bestselling author of Hunger and Bad Feminist

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Free and open to the public. No advance tickets/reservations required, but seating is limited. The event will be live streamed by IANR Media (available at unl.edu/english/livestream). After the reading, doors open again for book signing.