The award, won this year by Safia Elhillo, is given by the African Poetry Book Fund and Prairie Schooner, the literary journal of UNL.
Recent honors collected by the UNL community include recognition for faculty/staff Jack Beard, Bruce Brodersen, Gus Hurwit, Chigozie Obioma and Eli Sutter; and students Christopher Aumueller, Chris Bowling, Lauren Brown-Hulme, Jake Crandall, Matt Pedersen, Reece Ristau, John-David Richardson, Benjamin Schoenkin and Rana Young.
The UNL film studies professor, who provides analysis of modern film as well as film history, says the 2016 Academy Award nominations announced Jan. 14 don't reflect very much about the best films of the day.
The UNL associate professor of English will be among invitees from the organization Nebraskans Against Gun Violence during President Obama's visit to Omaha on Jan. 13. As founder and president of the group, Gailey will also have an opportunity to meet the president.
“Bota,” by former UNL student Iris Elezi of Albania, was among 80 candidates for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
A movement afoot in UNL's College of Arts and Sciences is working to ensure that students know their career options are limitless.
Recent honors collected by the UNL community include recognition for faculty/staff Jocelyn Bosley, Jeffrey Day, Becky Faber, Sharon Kuska and Jonnisha McCleod; students in communication studies, English, journalism and mass communications, and music; and researchers in the multi-institutional Useful to Usable project. Click through for more information about each award.
Recent books published by the campus community include Wheeler Winston Dixon's "Black and White Cinema: A Short History," which is the first study to consider black-and-white film as an art form. Also featured is Steve Smith's "Forever Red: More Confessions of a Cornhusker Fan." Click through to read more.
Chigozie Obioma, assistant professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, had been among six authors nominated for the prize, which some regard as the world’s most prestigious English-language literary award. Jamaican writer Marlon James was named the 2015 winner at an Oct. 13 in London.
A free showing of "Three Moments, A Shout," a documentary by Chilean filmmaker Cecilia Barriga, is 10:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Barriga will attend and participate in a question and answer session following the screening