Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Busy, busy, busy!

Hello, blog friends!

You might have noticed a conspicuous lull in the blogging as of late. Now that myself and my editorial board have started school, other far more fun things have begun to fall by the wayside. But never you fear, faithful readers! We're still here and we'll still keep you up-to-date on all the interesting goings-on in the Great Plains. In the meantime, there are a few dates you should keep in your calendars--exciting things are afoot!

September 17, 3:30 p.m. Great Plains Art Gallery
Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize Lecture
American Colony: Pine Ridge Reservation in the 20th Century
Speaker: Akim Reinhardt, Associate Professor of History, Towson University, Towson, Maryland

September 25, 2008, 7:30 p.m. Nebraska Union, UNL Campus
A Research and Region Lecture
"Toxic Civics for the Twenty-First Century"
Speaker: Thomas Frank (author of What's the Matter with Kansas? and The Wrecking Crew)

Nothing like a good lecture to keep the brain juices flowing! Fall is a busy time for events and lectures; keep an eye on the blog for updates!

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