Nebraska Women: Women’s History Month Reading List

UNP is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month with a sale and a reading list on Nebraska Women and their place in the state’s history. Save 50% off a selection of books during Women’s History Month! Enter the code 6WHM22 in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “Add Promotion Code.” Offer expires March 31, 2022 and is good on U.S. and Canadian shipments only. Beth Boosalis Davis’ Mayor Helen Boosalis As a 1950s housewife and League of Women Voters volunteer who spearheaded the city of Lincoln’s switch to a “strong mayor” form of government, Helen Boosalis … Continue reading Nebraska Women: Women’s History Month Reading List

From the Desk of Diane Kiesel: Another Alpha Kappa Alpha Who Made an Impact Before Vice President Harris

Diane Kiesel is the author of She Can Bring Us Home: Dr. Dorothy Boulding Ferebee, Civil Rights Pioneer (Potomac Books, 2015). She Can Bring Us Home is the winner of the 2015 Richard Slatten Award for excellence in Virginia biography … Continue reading From the Desk of Diane Kiesel: Another Alpha Kappa Alpha Who Made an Impact Before Vice President Harris

Publicist Picks: The Crux of (Almost) Sacrifice, Women in the Trenches, and Other July Books

Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a couple upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in July. Anna Weir: Aaron Koller tackles one of the most complicated, … Continue reading Publicist Picks: The Crux of (Almost) Sacrifice, Women in the Trenches, and Other July Books

From the Desk of Judy Kem: Fatal Lovesickness in Early Modern France

Judy Kem is a professor of French at Wake Forest University. She is editor or author of three books in French studies, including Pathologies of Love: Medicine and the Woman Question in Early Modern France (Nebraska, 2019). Fatal Lovesickness in Early Modern … Continue reading From the Desk of Judy Kem: Fatal Lovesickness in Early Modern France