Humanities Desk On Demand

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››
September 19, 2015
Willa Cather answers a letter written by F. Scott Fitzgerald who doesn't want Cather to think he plagiarized her work when he wrote The Great Gatsby.
September 17, 2015
Meet the villagers of Taylor, and the person who brought them to this small Nebraska town.
September 12, 2015
Willa Cather writes to American novelist, mentor, and friend Sarah Orne Jewett.
September 5, 2015
Willa Cather wrote thousands of letters to friends and family. Only some of them have been saved. In this letter, Cather writes to her friend Louise Pound.