E.N. Thompson Forum: Global and Historical Moments of Reckoning

E.N. Thompson Forum: Global and Historical Moments of Reckoning

Setting the tone for the 2021-22 series, the panel discussion will offer insight into global and historical moments of reckoning by different groups and time periods. This kickoff event includes faculty from the departments of History and English, the Humanities in Medicine Program, and the Center for Great Plains Studies, bringing different disciplines to bear on the complex and historical challenges our world faces. 

Presented in partnership with UNL’s College of Arts & Sciences

 

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Event summaries and full biographical information on each of the speakers is available at https://enthompson.unl.edu

Tickets can be reserved through the Lied Center at http://liedcenter.org, call 402-472-4747 or visit the Lied Center box office, 301 N. 12th St. Forums are general-admission events; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Events are streamed online on the EN Thompson Forum website. All livestreams will be available on NET, LNKV City and LNKTV Education. Events will also be accessible on campus channel 4 and KRNU radio 90.3 FM. All talks are interpreted or will have closed captioning for people who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Pre-forum Cooper Conversation salons will be hosted for selected talks in the week previous to that event at a variety of locales. A schedule of listed salons will be available at the Thompson Forum website . 

The E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues is a cooperative project of the Cooper Foundation, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Lied Center for Performing Arts, and University Honors Program. The E.N. Thompson Forum was established in 1988 with the purpose of bringing a diversity of viewpoints on international and public policy issues to the university and people of Nebraska to promote understanding and encourage discussion.

In compliance with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department's Directed Health Measures, patrons are are required to use a facial covering at all times while inside the Lied Center through at least September 30, 2021.

Location: 
Kimball Hall
2021-09-01

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