All events are in Central time unless specified.

Upcoming Events

Meeting of promoted faculty only

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Online

End-of-the-Year Department Happy Hour

To Benefit the Barbara DiBernard Literary Award Fund

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: The Kindler

CAS Inquire

“Making Polarization Work for You: a Politician’s Survival Guide”

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union & Webinar
No one confronts the consequences of contemporary partisan polarization more than the country’s elected officials and the lobbyists who try to influence them.
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

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“In Search of Reconciliation on America’s Stolen Lands”

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union & Webinar
It is a truism that we live in a deeply polarized time and that white supremacy is gaining strength worldwide. Margaret Jacobs’ presentation explores a quiet but powerful counter current that flows just beneath the jagged surface of our divisive …
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

Humanities on the Edge presents: Christopher Newfield & Julia Schleck

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Christopher Newfield is Professor of literature and American studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Much of his research is in Critical University Studies, which links his enduring concern with humanities teaching to the study of …

CAS Inquire

Panel Discussion

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union & Webinar
The CAS Inquire panel, featuring the five speakers from this year’s theme of “Searching for Common Ground in a Polarized World,” convenes to discuss and answer questions from the audience.
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

Robert E. Knoll Lecture: Jaime Lynn Harker

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Jaime Harker is professor of English and the director of the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Mississippi, where she teaches American literature, LGBTQ literature, and gender studies. She has published essays on …

Humanities on the Edge Presents: Austin McCoy

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Austin McCoy is Assistant Professor of History at West Virginia University. Dr. McCoy’s research interests focus on African American history, the U.S. left, labor and political economy, and social movements and activism. His current manuscript …