Humanities Desk On Demand

March 15, 2019
On the March 15th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests had lively conversations about: Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal's new recording, and a slate of shows, including one in McCook (1:20); Nebraska Jazz Orchestra's concert with trombonist Paul... more››
March 13, 2019
He turns 100-years-old today, but for John Boosalis of Lincoln, Nebraska, what happened to him 76 years ago this month doesn’t seem like that long ago. As a young Navy radioman and gunner, he found himself on a remote island in the middle of the South Pacific, long before “Lost” was a TV show and “... more››
March 8, 2019
On the March 8th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests had lively conversations about: the next Arts for the Soul concert in Lincoln (00:53); the Peacherine Ragtime Orchestra's concerts in Scottsbluff and Holdrege (06:08); "Pinkalicious" at the... more››
March 7, 2019
This week, a conversation with Humanities on the Edge speaker Wendy Chun about digital media.
March 4, 2019
A unique partnership between the University of Nebraska-Omaha and the Department of Defense is using new data-crunching software to solve a massive and solemn puzzle. With tens of thousands of missing U.S. service members from wars over the past century, there’s a new push to identify their remains... more››
March 1, 2019
On the March 1st Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests had lively conversations about: Indigenous Women's Films in Lincoln (9:00); the Amore String Quartet at UNL (14:40); the children’s book “Chica” by Karen Duncan... more››
February 22, 2019
On the February 22nd Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, guest host Robert Goldberg and guests had lively conversations about: UNL Opera's statewide tour of "The Tenderland"(1:20); the Nebraska Repertory Theatre's production of "Dutchman" (08:05); Catapult at the Midwest... more››
February 18, 2019
Next week, Nebraska’s newest state poet will be formally introduced at the State Capitol. Matt Mason of Omaha is a poet and author and is executive director of the Nebraska Writer’s Collective. He replaces Twyla Hansen and will serve a five-year renewable term as State Poet, advocating for poetry... more››
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››

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