From the Desk of Marjorie Worthington: Real People Are Boring

Marjorie Worthington is a professor of English and in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Eastern Illinois University. Worthington is the author of The Story of “Me”: Contemporary American Autofiction (November 2018).  I define an autofiction* as a novel that … Continue reading From the Desk of Marjorie Worthington: Real People Are Boring

From the Desk of Roger Welsch: The Importance of the Omaha Language

Roger Welsch is an adjunct professor of anthropology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is a former essayist for CBS News Sunday Morning and the author of more than forty books, and wrote the introduction to Dance Lodges of the Omaha People: Building … Continue reading From the Desk of Roger Welsch: The Importance of the Omaha Language

From the Desk of Peter Longo: Community Life on the Great Plains

Peter J. Longo is a professor of political science at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He is coauthor of The Nebraska State Constitution: A Reference Guide, Second Edition (Nebraska, 2009) and Great Plains Politics (Bison Books, 2018) in the Discover the Great Plains Series.  … Continue reading From the Desk of Peter Longo: Community Life on the Great Plains