UNL News Releases: Speakers

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Nationally renowned speakers to explore Latino issues April 14-16
UNL’s Institute for Ethnic Studies will celebrate spring with three lectures featuring nationally recognized speakers. The series, which runs April 14-16, includes receptions with students, faculty, staff and the public. Each of the free, public l…
Author seeks to re-dress America in the age of fast fashion
The Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design will host a free public lecture and book signing by Linda Przybyszewski, author of "The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish," at 5 p.m. April 20 in the Nebraska Union…
Civil War historian to speak at Great Plains lecture
UNL history professor Kenneth Winkle will speak about the Civil War at the final Paul A. Olson Seminar in Great Plains Studies lecture of the spring semester at 3:30 p.m. April 15. Before the Civil War, cotton production represented the foundation o…
World Food Prize Laureate to speak at Heuermann Lecture
Monsanto Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Robert Fraley will speak at the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2014-2015 season at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln April 21. Fraley, a 2013 World Food Prize Laureate, will speak at 3:…
Nebraska forum focuses on cultural heritage in digital age
Cultural heritage tourism and the technology and scholarship that can improve these experiences will be highlighted during the third annual Nebraska Forum on Digital Humanities April 9-10 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The forum will kick of…
Weatherfest and Severe Weather Symposium returns to UNL April 11
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's 15th Annual Family Weatherfest and Severe Weather Symposium will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 11 at Hardin Hall on the corner of North 33rd and Holdrege streets. The free event will explore the wonders …
Award-winning authors to read their work April 2
Award-winning authors Amina Gautier and R.A. Villanueva will give a public reading at a celebration honoring the two 2013 prize-winning writers at 7 p.m. April 2 at the Great Plains Art Museum. The event will feature readings from Villanueva's poetr…
Nebraska Lecture will examine Higgs boson
The Higgs boson -- often dubbed the "God particle" for its potential to explain the fundamental fabric of the universe -- has captured scientists' attention for decades. The April 8 Nebraska Lecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will examine …
Entrepreneurship event to feature student competitions, awards
The Center for Entrepreneurship in UNL's College of Business Administration will host EntrepreneuringDays@UNL from April 7-9 at Embassy Suites in Lincoln. The event, which is open to the public, features student competitions and celebrates entreprene…
Author examines life as a woman under socialism
As an author, poet and cultural ambassador, Brenda Flanagan has traveled the world, but only the Czech Republic has endeared itself to her so much that she considers the country her second home. In a public lecture, Flanagan will share stories about…
Expert: Americans' acceptance of climate change increasing
Everyone should take a course in climate change 101, a widely recognized expert on public opinion of the topic said Tuesday. Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication and research scientist in the School of Fo…
Water for Food Director Roberto Lenton to speak March 18
Earlier this month, media outlets across the country covered the release of new analysis that says the Great Plains is poised for an exceptional megadrought sometime between the years 2050 and 2100. Drought preparedness and management will be exceed…
UT's Ian Hancock to speak on Romani discrimination, history
Ian Hancock, one of the world’s foremost scholars on Romani history and human rights issues, will visit the University of Nebraska-Lincoln March 16 to present a public lecture entitled "Gypsies vs. Roma: The Price of Identity." A professor of Engl…
Poet Tsitsi Jaji to give talk, reading at UNL
Poet and scholar Tsitsi Jaji will give two public talks at events co-sponsored by Prairie Schooner, UNL’s international literary journal, on Feb. 26. The first event, a lecture titled “Africa in Stereo: L…
Olson seminars kick off spring semester with controversial state taxes topic
The spring semester's first lecture in the Center for Great Plains Studies' Paul A. Olson Seminars in Great Plains Studies series will feature University of Nebraska-Lincoln economists Eric Thompson and John Anderson speaking on taxes in the region. …


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