Humanities Desk On Demand

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 8, 2015
How an Ainsworth teen is reviving the story of brothers who died in World War II
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››
November 13, 2015
On the November 13th program, Genevieve Randall previews: a new film at the Ross in Lincoln; the next Arts for the Soul concert; Native American Heritage Month in Dannebrog; art at the MFA Open Studios at UNL; the Lincoln Lutheran Choir concerts; the Haymarket Theatre's new production in Lincoln;... more››
November 6, 2015
On the November 6th program, Genevieve Randall previews: Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra playing with violinist Midori and the Lincoln Youth Symphony; Rob McKercher's one man play at the Lied Center in Lincoln; First Friday at St. Paul Methodist in Lincoln; the next UNL Faculty Jazz concert; First... more››