Sower Award in the Humanities

Humanities Nebraska presents its annual Sower Award in the Humanities at the Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities. Nominees are individuals, institutions, businesses or communities that have made a significant contribution to public understanding of the humanities in Nebraska.

 

2014 Sower Award Honoree: Robert Nefsky
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Previous Sower Award Recipients

Individuals

Paul Olson • Joe Seger •  Keith Blackledge • Bernice Slote • Gene Bunge • Larry Wewel • Robert Audi • Walter Friedlander • Robert Manley • Frederick Luebke • Rhonda Seacrest • Jack McBride • Marion Marsh Brown • Morrie Tuttle • Nancy Duncan • State Sen. LaVon Crosby • Ron Hull • Jack Campbell • E.N. “Jack” Thompson •  Ron Naugle •  Don Welch • Gary Moulton • Ted Kooser • Charles “Chuck” Trimble • Richard Holland • Don Pederson • John Gottschalk • Judi gaiashkibos • Jane Renner Hood

Institutions

InterNorth Foundation •  Septemberfest Committee of Omaha • Holdrege Public Library • Woods Charitable Fund • Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial and Education Foundation • Cooper Foundation • Commercial Federal Savings and Loan • Peter Kiewit Foundation • Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer • El Museo Latino • Nebraska Federation of Women’s Clubs • Beatrice Public Library • The Omaha World Herald •  Nebraska Educational Telecommunications.

Communities

Seward • Oakland • Chadron • Verdigre • Henderson • Aurora • David City • Central City • Cozad • Gering • Scottsbluff

 


News

Sep
08

BREAKING NEWS: Novelist/poet Chris Abani to replace Natasha Trethewey for Governor’s Lecture

Award-winning writer, screenwriter and TED speaker Chris Abani will deliver the 1