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E.N. Thompson Forum: Global and Historical Moments of Reckoning

panel discussion moderated by Nkenge Friday

Date: Time: 7:00 pm
Kimball Recital Hall
Additional Info: KRH
Contact: Lied Center Box Office, (402) 472-4747
The kickoff event features Husker faculty bringing different disciplines to bear on the complex and historical challenges the world faces. Panelists include Deirdre Cooper Owens, Wilson Professor of History and director of the Humanities in Medicine program; Margaret Jacobs, Mach Professor of History and director of the Center for Great Plains Studies; Ng’ang’a Wahu-Muchuri, assistant professor of English; and William G. Thomas III, Angle Chair in the Humanities and professor of history. The discussion is presented in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences.

Event summaries and full biographical information on each of the speakers is available at

Tickets can be reserved through the Lied Center at, call 402-472-4747 or visit the Lied Center box office, 301 N. 12th St. Forums are general-admission events; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Events are streamed online on the EN Thompson Forum website. See the website for more information.

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