Governor’s Lecture Programs

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Governor’s Lecture 2016

“Enrique’s Journey and America’s Immigration Dilemma” featuring Sonia Nazario Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln Tuesday, September 27, 2016  •  7:30 p.m. Free public lecture This was the first in the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues 2016-17 series “Crossing Borders” in addition to being sponsored by the Pulitzer Prize Centennial Initiative.  The year 2016 is the 100th anniversary of the Read more »

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Governor’s Lecture Archives

Past Speakers and Lecture Topics 2012 – Robert Putnam, the Malkin Professor to Political Science at Harvard University and author of “American Grace:  How Religion Divides and Unites Us.”  Lecture title:  American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us 2011 – Eric Foner, professor of history at Columbia University and author of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning book Read more »

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Indian Affairs Director Wins 2012 Sower Award

Judi Gaiashkibos, Executive Director of the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs (NCIA), will receive the 2012 Sower Award in the Humanities. Gaiashkibos will be honored Oct. 2 at a benefit dinner at Lincoln’s Embassy Suites, in conjunction with the 17th Annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities. Harvard scholar Robert Putnam will deliver the free public Read more »