UNL graduate students are gaining insights into a wide variety of careers in the humanities, thanks to a 15-school consortium with the goal of strengthening humanities research and its impact on the public sphere.
Prairie Schooner at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has selected the winners for its annual book awards for poetry and short fiction.
Long hidden away in archives and repositories, renowned British explorer David Livingstone’s testimony of the East African slave trade and its horrors only existed on the pages of centuries-old diaries and other manuscripts. Now, scholars and the general public can access those pages to gain new insights on the abolitionist and his travels, thanks to the launch of the new Livingstone Online, coordinated by UNL's Adrian Wisnicki.
The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities and UNL Libraries have named this year’s student fellowships in the Digital Scholarship Incubator.
Visitors to the Sheldon Museum of Art will have the opportunity to walk in Willa Cather's footsteps and take in works of art that inspired her narratives of sweeping vistas that made her novels famous.
Members of the UNL community who were featured in award announcements between April 17-23 include Kurt Geisinger, Bryan Howard, Jake Kirkland, Christopher Marks, Jessica Remaly and Wheeler Winston Dixon.
At a glance, the course might sound more like something from an advertising or technology class: Design an interactive, digital product — an app, a timeline, a 3-D model — chock-full of information. Instead, it's a digital humanities course aimed at connecting UNL students with actual non-profits to achieve common goals.
Five UNL faculty members have earned recognition from the College of Arts and Sciences for outstanding accomplishments in teaching and research.
In what can be viewed as an example of extreme cross-disciplinary collaboration, digital humanist Matthew Jockers (left) and physicist Aaron Dominguez have worked together for the past several years in a quest to quantify narrative structure.
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 events, which open UNL's "African Week" celebration, include a 3:30 p.m. lecture in Andrews Hall and a 7 p.m. poetry reading in the Nebraska Union.