Humanities Desk On Demand

October 15, 2018
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Jon Meacham was the keynote speaker at the 23rd Annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities at the Lied Center in Lincoln, Nebraska on October 9, 2018. Meacham is the author of the new book, “The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels” and has... more››
October 12, 2018
On the October 12th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, guest host Robert Goldberg and guests have lively conversations about: the collaboration between Lincoln Community Playhouse and Beatrice Community Players; the collaboration between Opera Omaha and Lincoln's Symphony... more››
October 10, 2018
140 years ago this month, a group of 300 Northern Cheyenne Indians crossed the South Platte River near Ogallala, Nebraska. They were trying to go home, a 700 mile trek from what is now Oklahoma to their ancestral lands in Montana. Their journey ended in tragedy, but their arrival in Nebraska and a... more››
September 28, 2018
On the September 28th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the film "The Shepherdess of the Glaciers" with director Stanzin Dorjai-gya; the Ben Folds and "Beethoven Lives Upstairs" concerts with Lincoln's... more››
September 21, 2018
On the September 21st Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Artist and teacher Linda Stephen's exhibits and classes; Wayne State College performances by Pathfinder Chorus and TRIOmaha, and a faculty art exhibit... more››
September 14, 2018
It’s been a half-century since one of America’s most influential years, 1968. It was the year of the Tet Offensive in the Vietnam War, the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert Kennedy and general unrest across the nation. At the 23rd Annual Governor’s Lecture in the... more››
September 14, 2018
On the September 14th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: the Sandoz Symposium in Chadron; Hardened & Tempered's concert at the Red Cloud Opera House; Lincoln Calling music festival; a book talk and signing at... more››
September 7, 2018
On the September 7th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: a remembrance of the life and art of Robert Weaver at the Ross Media Arts Center; Boston Brass' concerts in Kearney and Grand Island; "Art in the Garden... more››
August 2, 2018
A spark has been rekindled on the Omaha Indian reservation in northeast Nebraska, where members of the tribe are doing what they can to save their endangered language. With only a handful of fluent speakers still around, tribal elders say it falls on teaching the next generation to keep it alive.... more››
July 27, 2018
On the July 27th Friday LIVE at The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal's concerts in Brownville; Homestead National Monument's "Summer Campfire Series" on July 28th with author Alyse Knorr and Spitfire... more››

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