Darlene Clark Hine, a pioneering scholar in the field of African-American women’s history, will focus on race and health care when she delivers the Carroll R. Pauley Memorial Lecture in History at UNL on Oct. 8.
UNL's digital humanists are bringing the American experience of slavery into sharper focus with a newly revamped website that compiles and analyzes 19th Century court documents filed by slaves seeking their freedom.
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.
Since starting her Queenship and Power series in 2006, UNL's Carole Levin has published 36 books that explore strategies women used to wield political power in male-dominant societies. Her newest book, "Scholars and Poets Talk About Queens," features primarily Nebraska contributors, including nine with UNL ties.
Jean Kops is really looking forward to her UNL graduation Aug. 15 -- and it’s no wonder. She’s been waiting nearly seven decades.
Campus architecture — and the people who shaped it — are helping Kay Logan-Peters tell the history of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
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.
UNL students Alex Mallory and Rebekka Schlichting joined Native youths from around the country at the White House earlier this month for the inaugural Tribal Youth Gathering.
Slavery has often been painted in broad strokes in history books and narratives, giving little attention to slaves’ daily lives and social networks. For more than a century, these broad strokes have made it nearly impossible for their descendants to trace their heritage. A project led by UNL's William G. Thomas, however, is filling in some of the missing pieces.
Recent honors collected by the UNL community include awards for career contributions to music education and helping students with college/scholarship applications. Click through to see who collected these and four other honors.