All events are in Central time unless specified.

Upcoming Events

“What’s so Great about the Great Plains?”

A Paul A. Olson lecture

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–6:30 pm Location: Center for Great Plains Studies
The Great Plains is a region that is difficult to define and often overlooked and misunderstood.

Panel: “Field Guide to a Hybrid Landscape”

Discussion on the Bessey Ranger District of the Nebraska National Forest

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Location: Great Plains Art Museum
Nebraska is home to the largest hand-planted forest in the Western Hemisphere, the Bessey Ranger District of the Nebraska National Forest and Grasslands. The Great Plains Art Museum is currently displaying an exhibition of photographs of the forest …

2023 Great Plains Conference: Plant to Table

Food Production, Culture, and Consequences on the Great Plains

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
The Center’s 48th annual interdisciplinary conference focuses on Indigenous food sovereignty movements; the long-standing significance of the meatpacking industry; related topics of labor, immigration, and health and safety standards; and the …