UNL News Releases: Speakers

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Humanities on the Edge lecture series launching 5th year
Humanities on the Edge, a premier lecture series for theoretical research in the humanities, has accomplished much more than its organizers expected in such a short time. Now in its fifth year, Humanities on…
Perlman to deliver State of the University address on Oct. 2
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman will deliver his 15th annual State of the University address to faculty, staff, students and interested visitors on Oct. 2. The address begins at 11 a.m. at the Lied Center f…
First Peoples of the Plains lecture, family event to be Oct. 10, 12
The University of Nebraska State Museum will welcome author and educator Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve and attorney Gena Timberman for the second annual Claire M. Hubbard First Peoples of the Plains Lecture on Oct. 10 at the Sheldon …
Game theory and pest-resistant crops topic of Oct. 27 lecture
David McAdams, professor of economics at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, will discuss "The Future of Pest-Resistant Crops: Insights from Game Theory/Lessons from the Fight against Antibiotic Resistance and Implications …
Entrepreneurship expert Byers to speak at UNL's Raikes School
Are colleges equipping students to become innovators, regardless of discipline? Tom Byers, professor at Stanford University and director of the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicent…
Chief Justice John Roberts to speak Sept. 19 at UNL College of Law
United States Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will speak at the University of Nebraska College of Law on Sept. 19. Roberts will participate in a public conversation with the Honorable William Jay Riley, chief judge of the U.S. Co…
Olson Seminars kick off fall semester with the history of power on the Plains
The green energy movement has changed the face of the Great Plains -- dotting its hillsides with windmills and adorning its buildings with solar panels. These topics have never been more important with clima…
Novelist/poet Chris Abani to replace Tretheway in Wednesday lecture
Award-winning writer, playwright and TED speaker Chris Abani will deliver the 19th annual Governor's Lecture in the Humanities at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10, at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. He will replace Natasha T…
Former poet laureate Trethewey to kick off 2014 E.N. Thompson Forum
Former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey will deliver the 2014 Humanities Nebraska Governor's Lecture in the Humanities on Sept. 10 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. …
'Orange Is New Black' star Laverne Cox Sept. 19 at Nebraska Union
Actress and reality television star Laverne Cox will present "Ain't I a Woman" at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the Centennial Room of the Nebraska Union, 14th and R streets. Kn…
Artist Luke Haynes at Quilt Museum Sept. 5-6
Quilt artist Luke Haynes will present a unique view of quiltmaking with two appearances in September at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum, 1523 N. 33rd St. on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus. …
E.N. Thompson Forum announces 2014-15 series, 'The Creative World'
The E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its 2014-15 lecture series, "The Creative World," featuring distinguished experts spanning a host of industries including a poet, physicist…
Sheldon artist-in-residence Roxa Smith to speak on current work
Painter Roxa Smith, chosen by the New York Foundation for the Arts for a six-week artist residency at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Sheldon Museum of Art, will speak on her influences and current work 5:30 p.m. June 19 at th…
Intersection of climate and health topic of June 18 talk at East Union
The potential effects of changing climate and extreme weather events on the overall health of the public will be the topic of a free public lecture June 18 at the Nebraska East Union, Arbor and Center drives on the University of Ne…
Great Plains Art Museum exhibit on contemporary Native American art
The Great Plains Art Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has opened an exhibit titled "Contemporary Indigeneity: The New Art of the Great Plains." The exhibit will run until July 27 with a special First Friday reception on…


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