Humanities Desk On Demand

February 19, 2016
Hear more interesting conversations about the arts and humanities in Nebraska on this week's program. On February 19th, Genevieve Randall previews: the Governor's Arts Awards; the Irish-American band Solas in Lincoln; the Lincoln Music Teachers Association's "Baroque Ball" event; events at the... more››
February 19, 2016
Students through the years have their volunteered their time to keep a local performing arts enterprise operating in Kirksville, Missouri. This story is part of our Artland series.
February 12, 2016
Bartlesville, Oklahoma used to be an oil and gas town. Now the small town attracts people from across the world for its unique architecture. This story is part of our Artland collaboration with other public media stations from across the Midwest.
February 5, 2016
An increase in motorcycle rider tourism in Eureka Springs, Arkansas is having a negative effect on the art economy according to some art dealers in the town.
January 18, 2016
The United States Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments tomorrow in a case pitting the Omaha Indian Nation against the Village of Pender and the State of Nebraska.
December 26, 2015
Whether you are a contractor, a nurse or a librarian, your work may come to define you. You might even introduce yourself that way at a Christmas party. As a whole, an entire national identity can be defined by its workers. As Robyn Murray reports, a new exhibit touring Nebraska from the... more››
December 18, 2015
Gerald Dickens has spent the last twenty years touring England and the U.S. bringing his great great grandfather's characters to life. At an event presented by the Douglas County Historical Society in Omaha, Dickens performed a one-man-show adaptation of A Christmas Carol - switching back and forth... more››
December 18, 2015
On the December 18th program, Genevieve Randall previews: an exhibition in Lincoln celebrating the birthday of an historic friendship doll; Abendmusik's holiday concerts; street art in Nebraska featured in Art Move magazine; Tada's "Christmas Cabaret;" High Power's New Year's Eve concert in Lincoln... more››
December 12, 2015
Many Nebraskans have been to Pershing Auditorium in Lincoln for sporting events and concerts. The building is named after John J. Pershing who commanded U.S. troops in World War One. What's his connection to Nebraska? Barney McCoy, an associate professor in UNL's College of Journalism and Mass... more››
December 7, 2015
David Reynolds is Professor of International History and a Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge University. Professor Reynolds is the author of eleven books as well as three edited and co-edited volumes. His most recent book is The Long Shadow, on the legacies of the Great War for the 20th century... more››