Humanities Desk On Demand

June 17, 2011
Jerry Johnston talks with Megan Sharp of the Plainsman Museum in the southeast Nebraska town of Aurora about Chautauquas past and present.
June 3, 2011
He was a poet, a professor, a mentor and for 17 years, the voice of NET Radio's Poetry of the Plains. Jerry Johnston has this remembrance of Nebraska State Poet Bill Kloefkorn.
May 20, 2011
Jane Renner Hood recently retired as head of the Nebraska Humanities Council. She talks with NET Radio's Jerry Johnston about her recent travels and books she recommends as companions to some of her favorite destinations.
May 20, 2011
Jane Renner Hood recently retired as head of the Nebraska Humanities Council. She talks with NET Radio's Jerry Johnston about her recent travels and books she recommends as companions to some of her favorite destinations.
May 20, 2011
Jane Renner Hood recently retired as head of the Nebraska Humanities Council. She talks with NET Radio's Jerry Johnston about her recent travels and books she recommends as companions to some of her favorite destinations.
April 29, 2011
Nebraska lost one of its best known artists this week. As Jerry Johnston reports, Reinhold Marxhausen is being remembered for finding, creating and sharing beauty.
April 22, 2011
An extended conversation with more poetry from Twyla Hansen and Pam Herbert Barger.
April 22, 2011
Nebraska writers Twyla Hansen and Pam Herbert Barger read their poetry about the season.
April 2, 2011
When Princella Parker joined a team of NET Producers working on a major documentary about Standing Bear, she got a surprise. She learned about Susette LaFlesche, and found inspiration in her story.
March 17, 2011
A UNL Economist looks at the facts and figures from a feminist point of view. Jerry Johnston talked with Dr. Ann Mari May to find out more about that point of view, and how it's affecting her research.

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