Humanities Desk On Demand

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››
November 5, 2015
Genevieve Randall talks to Omaha authors Tonya Kuper and Lydia Kang about their appearance at the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors Ames Reading Series on November 8th in Lincoln.
October 9, 2015
On the October 9th program Genevieve Randall previews: events at the Kawasaki Reading Room in Lincoln; events at The Most Unlikely Place in Lewellen; "The Addams Family" in Lincoln; the next Arts for the Soul concert in Lincoln; cellist Chris Bell in Nebraska; the latest UNL Theatre production; the... more››