Humanities Desk On Demand

June 28, 2018
A discussion with historian, author, and lecturer Peter Osborne, who's also the owner of Moonstone Bookstore in Red Cloud.
June 27, 2018
A high school student with a dream and an art teacher with the know-how have combined to open a brand new contemporary art gallery in the basement of an old building in downtown Grand Island. It’s an unlikely paring and an even more unusual location. The gallery helps fill a void in Central... more››
June 21, 2018
This week, a discussion with author and speaker Stuart Stofferahn about his book and his hospice dog Buckley.
June 15, 2018
On the June 15th Friday LIVE at The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, guest host Robert Goldberg and guests have lively conversations about: painter Stephen Dinsmore and poet Ted Kooser's exhibition in Omaha; Homestead Days and Country School event at Homestead National Monument; Grand Island... more››
June 14, 2018
Mark Twain once said, “There are only two types of speakers in the world: the nervous and liars.” The fear of public speaking can be debilitating for some, something they avoid at all costs. Now, a professor at Hastings College is trying to turn that fear into confidence. He’s using virtual reality... more››
June 8, 2018
On the June 8th Friday LIVE back at The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Hear Nebraska's statewide Good Living Tour; the documentary "Oceans of Grass;" violist Jonah Sirota's new recording; Abendmusik's summer music series in... more››
June 1, 2018
On the June 1st Friday LIVE from Sehnert's Bakery and Bieroc Cafe in McCook, which is part of several NET On the Road events, host Genevieve Randall and guests have lively conversations about: Buffalo Commons Storytelling and Music Festival in McCook; the Harlan County Dam Playhouse summer series... more››
May 30, 2018
This week, Country School Association of America's 18th Annual Schoolhouse Conference is at Homestead National Monument near Beatrice June 17th-20th (registration due June 4th). Joan Prouty, Interim Vice President, talks to Genevieve Randall about the conference.
May 25, 2018
On the May 25th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, guest host Robert Goldberg and guests have lively conversations about: Humanities Nebraska's Chautauquas in Wayne and Sidney; Lincoln Contemporary Dance Project's annual concert; One Book One Lincoln's announcement; 20th... more››
May 21, 2018
The 63rd annual Willa Cather Spring Conference begins on Thursday, May 31, in Red Cloud, Nebraska. It’s a yearly gathering of Cather super-fans and scholars who study the tiniest details of her work. NET’s Jack Williams spoke with the co-director of the conference, Dr. Todd Richardson, who’s an... more››

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