Humanities Desk On Demand

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››
September 26, 2015
Willa Cather writes to childhood friend Annie Pavelka who was the role model for My Antonia.
September 25, 2015
Historian and author David Reynold argues World War One is being overlooked despite its important lessons about the need for diplomacy.
September 25, 2015
On September 25th, Genevieve Randall previews: Ross Media Arts Center films in Lincoln; a concert by Nebraska Chamber Players; the Pauley Lecture in Lincoln; talks by author Pamela Smith Hill; the Hubbard Lecture in Lincoln; the latest show at the Crane River Theater in Kearney, the next Chiara... more››