All events are in Central time unless specified.

Upcoming Events

English Department Happy Hour

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:30 pm Location: The Mill at Telegraph

Department meeting #2

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

Poetry in the Galleries

Date: Time: 5:30 pm Location: Sheldon Museum of Art
Graduate students in a writing seminar taught by author Kwame Dawes read original poetry in dialogue with artworks on view in the galleries of Sheldon Museum of Art.

Silent Film Night: The Blot

Hosted by Dr. Michael Page & the Film Studies Program

Date: Time: 6:30 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Second in the Fall 2022 Silent Film Series: a free screening of Lois Weber’s 1921 drama, THE BLOT.

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“Partisan Polarization and the Need for Civic Respect”

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union&Webinar
Elizabeth Theiss-Morse’s talk will address respect as a cardinal virtue of democratic citizenship. While most Americans say they believe in civic respect, they do not practice this respect. Giving people civic respect means engaging with the other …
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

African Poetry Book Fund + Prairie Schooner Book Fair

Date: Time: 10:00 am–3:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Join the African Poetry Book Fund and Prairie Schooner for a fall book fair on Wednesday, October 5 on UNL’s City Campus.

Grace Bauer, reading from “Unholy Heart: New and Selected Poems”

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Poet Grace Bauer taught poetry in the UNL Creative Writing Program for 26 years, and she was one of the most influential mentors in the English Department. We will celebrate Grace on Oct 5, and she will read from her most recent book: “Unholy Heart …

Poetry Reading: Dipika Mukherjee

Dipika Mukherjee reads from her new poetry collection DIALECT OF DISTANT HARBORS

Date: Time: 5:30 pm Location: Andrews Hall
With wonder, empathy, and even rage, DIALECT OF DISTANT HARBORS summons a shared humanity to examine issues of illness and family. As the world recovers from a global pandemic and the failure of modern government, these poems are incantations to our …

No Name Reading Series

Date: Time: 5:30 pm Location: Crescent Moon Coffee
The best in poetry and prose from graduate student writers in the Department of English.

Cather Letters Symposium

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
As the Complete Letters of Willa Cather nears completion, the Cather Project and the Willa Cather Archive are sponsoring a scholarly symposium to commemorate this signal achievement. This freely-available digital resource, which has been supported by …