Nebraska’s Margaret Huettl will discuss her work helping update the classic version of the Oregon Trail game at the next Science Café, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Happy Raven, 122 N. 11th St.
The talk, “You Can Still Get Dysentery: Reimagining the Oregon Trail,” is free and open to the public. The Science Café series is organized by the University of Nebraska State Museum.
Huettl is an assistant professor of ethnic studies and history at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She is a scholar of Native American history and the North American West. Her research is focused on Indigenous sovereignty and settler colonialism in a transitional context. Both Huettl’s research and teaching interests focus on Indigenous histories in North America with a special interest in ethnohistorical methods and public history.