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Upcoming Events

Colophon: Conversations about Publishing presents DeMisty D. Bellinger

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Online
In this new Department of English series on professionalization and publishing insiders (editors, agents, writers, teachers), join Creative Writing Director Timothy Schaffert in a discussion of the industry. In conversation about everything from the …

Uncommon DH Critic Lauren Klein: Lecture

Lessons from Intersectional Feminism

Date: Time: 11:30 am–12:30 pm Location: Zoom
This lecture, “Digital Humanities and Data Justice: Lessons from Intersectional Feminism,” will be presented by our Uncommon DH Critic for 2020-2021, Professor Anne Klein, associate professor, Emory University. As data is increasingly mobilized …
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Uncommon DH Critic Lauren Klein: Meet and Greet/Post-Lecture Discussion

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–2:30 pm Location: Zoom
This informal discussion will follow up on Professor Klein’s lecture earlier in the day on “Digital Humanities and Data Justice: Lessons from Intersectional Feminism” (event info: https://events.unl.edu/english/2021/03/18/154994/) and will …
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Humanities on the Edge presents: Cristina Rivera Garza

“Writing in Communality: An Aesthetics of Disappropriation”

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:30 pm Location: Online
Novelist and literary theorist Cristina Rivera Garza, Tamaulipas, México, is a distinguished professor of Hispanic Studies and the director of the Creative Writing in Spanish Program at the University of Houston. In 2020, she received the MacArthur …
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Uncommon DH Critic Workshop: Quantitative Literary Studies in Action: Abolitionist Networks

Date: Time: 1:30 pm–2:30 pm Location: Zoom
This workshop, “Quantitative Literary Studies in Action: Abolitionist Networks,” will be led by our 2020-2021 Uncommon DH Critic, Anne Klein, associate professor, Emory University. The workshop will present a behind the scenes look at the …
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Colophon: Conversations about Publishing presents Alice Tasman

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Online
In this new Department of English series on professionalization and publishing insiders (editors, agents, writers, teachers), join Creative Writing Director Timothy Schaffert in a discussion of the industry. In conversation about everything from the …

Book launch: The Only Wonderful Things: The Creative Partnership of Willa Cather & Edith Lewis

Author Melissa J. Homestead in conversation with novelist Timothy Schaffert

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:30 pm Location: Online
Author and professor Melissa J. Homestead discusses her new book, The Only Wonderful Things: The Creative Partnership of Willa Cather and Edith Lewis, with novelist Timothy Schaffert.
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More in Time: A Tribute to Ted Kooser

Book Launch and Celebration

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:30 pm Location: Online
Join us to celebrate the publication of the new book MORE IN TIME: A TRIBUTE TO TED KOOSER, co-edited by UNL Ph.D. student Jessica Poli, Professor Marco Abel, and Associate Professor Timothy Schaffert. Through personal reflections, essays, and …
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POSTPONED - Reading: Danez Smith

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Danez Smith is a Black, Queer, Poz writer and performer from St. Paul, MN. Danez is the author of “Don’t Call Us Dead” (Graywolf Press, 2017), winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection, the Midwest Booksellers Choice Award, and a finalist …

Reading: Grace Bauer and Hilda Raz

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Online
Grace Bauer and Hilda Raz, two poets who helped build UNL’s Creative Writing Program, will read from their new books.
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