Humanities Desk On Demand

February 15, 2019
On the February 15th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, Robert Goldberg fills in for Genevieve Randall as he and guests have lively conversations about: the next Arts for the Soul concert in Lincoln; "International Guitar Night" at The Tassel in Holdrege; the new book... more››
February 13, 2019
150 years ago today, Nebraska lawmakers took about 24-hours to establish a brand-new land grant university, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It was a lightning-quick process and part of the Morrill Act of 1862, which gave federal land to states if they established new colleges. The early years... more››
February 8, 2019
On the February 8th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Andrea von Kampen's new recording, see her newest video below; UNK @ The World Film Festival; Beatrice Community Players' production of “Mary Poppins;"... more››
February 1, 2019
On the February 1st Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Taryn McMahon's "Field of Vision" exhibition at Constellation Studios in Lincoln; Yorkshire Playhouse's production of “Anne Frank;" events at the Merryman... more››
January 25, 2019
On the January 25th Friday LIVE from The Lied Commons in Lincoln, join Genevieve Randall and guests for lively conversations about: Lied Center events, including Susan Werner's concert at The Rococo Theatre and Rennie Harris Puremovement performance; and, concerts by Dustin Prinz; the Nebraska... more››
January 22, 2019
In a brick building on a quiet street on the edge of Omaha’s Hanscom Park, there’s small group of conservators saving Nebraska’s history, one object at a time. They work at the Ford Conservation Center, a regional conservation lab that helps stabilize and preserve cultural history across the... more››
January 18, 2019
On the January 18th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: “Who Will Sing For Lena?” at the Haymarket Theatre; Sunday Afternoon at the Museum at the Neihardt State Historic Site in Bancroft featuring Margaret Hines... more››
January 14, 2019
In exactly one month, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will celebrate the 150th anniversary of its charter, February 15, 1869. Nebraska was only a couple of years old at the time, but state leaders knew it needed a university. UNL architecture librarian Kay Logan-Peters has written a book about... more››
January 11, 2019
On the January 11th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Mary Pipher's new book "Women Rowing North" and talk; events at the Norfolk Arts Center; Lincoln Community Playhouse's comedy festival; OmniArts Nebraska's... more››
January 4, 2019
On October 9th, 2018, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential biographer Jon Meacham delivered the 2018 Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln. His speech was titled “Tumult, Tragedy and Hope: America in 1968 From a Half-Century’s Perspective.”

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