2016 Brown Bag History Forum Schedule

All Brown Bag History Forum presentations are held at noon on the third Thursday of each month in the Nebraska History Museum at 131 Centennial Mall North, Lincoln.

February 18th
Barbara Hewins-Maroney
Will Brown: A Lynching, A Lost Identity, and Urban Unrest in Omaha, 1919

March 17th
Jamison Wyatt
Stalking the Ghost of Mari Sandoz

April 21st
Mary Ellen Ducey
The Job of an Archivist: Meet a Fascinating Nebraskan, Frank Shoemaker

May 19th
Ruben Acosta
A New Church for the Modern Age: Lincoln’s Cathedral of the Risen Christ

June 16th
Chris Sayre
The Roots of American Music: The influence of culture on selected instruments from 1830-1930

July 21st
Jim Potter
The State Flag and the Great Seal: The Historical Ups and Downs of Two Nebraska Icons

August 18th
Jeff Searcy
The History and Future of Nebraska’s Centennial Mall

September 15th
Nolan Johnson
The Features of Fort Atkinson (Sept. 15-Oct. 15 Hispanic Mo.)

October 20th
John Hibbing & Clark Archer
Elections Past: We Can’t Know 2016 without Understanding the Past

November 17th
Ralph Wall
Time Traveling via Nebraska’s Historic Sites

December 15th
Karen Keehr, Paul Eisloeffel, Laura Mooney, Cindy Drake
Celebrating Statehood with Treasures from the Collections