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
Recent books published by the campus community include Joy Castro's collection of stories on women — especially Latinas — and their experiences of poverty and violence in a white-dominated, wealth-obsessed culture. Other books include research topics by George Gale, Alice Kang, Larkin Powell and Brett Ratcliffe.
Recent honors collected by the UNL community include recognition for Dawn Braithwaite, Charles Francis, Melissa Homestead, Darren Johnson, Gary Pickard, Donde Plowman, Matthew Schaefer, Anna Shavers, Patricia Sollars, Judy Walker, Don Wilhite and Catherine Wilson. Click through for more information about each award.
Four projects associated with UNL and its Center for Digital Research in the Humanities are among more than 50 highlighted by the National Endowment for the Humanities in a website celebrating its 50th anniversary.
The debut novel of Chigozie Obioma, a member of the UNL creative writing faculty, is one of six books vying for the Man Booker Prize, one of the most prestigious writing awards in the world.
A new NET documentary about Willa Cather’s letters reveals a new understanding of the famed author, based upon the research of UNL professor Andrew Jewell and fellow Cather scholars at UNL and across the country. "Yours, Willa Cather" debuts Sept. 21.
What is a human? Who is a human? What does it mean to be human? The answers to these questions, once thought of as fairly simple, are becoming more complicated. Humanities on the Edge will examine this complexity starting Sept. 17.