O Pie-and-Beers!

Date: Time: 4:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: The Happy Raven
Join us for a celebration of Cather’s life and work over great beer and delicious pies provided by Hummingbird Catering. We will also have a raffle in support of the Willa Cather Foundation!

An Orchestra of Minorities: An Evening with Chigozie Obioma and Kwame Dawes

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Johnny Carson Theater
Join us for a night of African literature and conversation featuring Chigozie Obioma, Assistant Professor and Man Book Prize nominee, and Kwame Dawes, Chancellor’s Professor and Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner. The evening kicks off with …

Humanities on the Edge presents Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun is a professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University.

Reading with Rigoberto Gonzalez

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: TBD
Rigoberto González is the author of four books of poetry, most recently UNPEOPLED EDEN, which won the Lambda Literary Award and the Lenore Marshall Prize from the Academy of American Poets. His ten books of prose include two bilingual children’s …

Knoll Lecture: Rigoberto Gonzales

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
“Unforgetting Tamazunchale: A Return to the Classics of Chicanx Literature”

Professor Michael Bérubé

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Michael Bérubé is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Literature at Penn State and a former president of the MLA. He will giving a talk on extramural speech and academic freedom, followed by a Q&A.

Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Former U.S. Poet Laureate

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: TBD
(Time & date subject to change)

Humanities on the Edge presents Charlotte Biltekoff

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
“Real Food / Real Facts: Truth, Politics, and Power in the U.S. Food and Information Landscape,” presented by Charlotte Biltekoff, associate professor of American Studies and Food Science and Technology, UC Davis. https://www.charlottebiltekoff.com/