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Noon Forum

Programs that air during Noon Forum, weekdays from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Jeff Norman, Colorado-based re-enactor and impersonator, retired United States Marine, former Department of Defense technical instructor, and martial arts instructor “The Buffalo Bill Experience”

Omaha Press Club, 9/12/16

Sep 12, 2016

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Leo Biga, Omaha free-lance writer, and author of “Alexander Payne: His Journey in Film, a Reporter’s Perspective, 1998 – 2012”, “Crossing Bridges: A Priest’s Uplifting Life among the Downtrodden” and “Open Wide: Dr. Mark Manhart’s Journey in Dentistry, Theatre, Education, Family and Life” “Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford’s Trips to Africa”

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Rabbi David Fox Sandmel, Crown-Ryan Professor of Jewish Studies at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, as well as Senior Advisor on Interreligious Affairs to the Religious Action Center and Adjunct Faculty at the Union for Reform Judaism “Can Christians Learn about the New Testament from Jews?”

KANEKO GREAT MINDS LECTURE – Peter Abrahams, author of “Oblivion”, “End of Story”, and “The Fan”, as well as the New York Times bestselling Chet and Bernie Series (written under the pen name Spencer Quinn), the Echo Falls Series, including “Down the Rabbit Hole”, and the Bowser and Birdie Series, including “Woof” and “Arf”

E. N. THOMPSON FORUM ON WORLD ISSUES – Sheryl Wudunn, author of “A Path Appears: Transforming Lives” and “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide”

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – THE KENEFICK ENDOWED LECTURE IN THE HUMANITIES – Eugene McCarraher, Associate Professor of History, and a faculty member in the Department of Humanities and Augustinian Tradition at Villanova University, and the author of “Christian Critics: Religion and the Impasse in Modern American Social Thought” and “The Enchantments of Mammon: Corporate Capitalism and the American Moral Imagination” “The Sign of the Dollar: The Pecuniary Metaphysics of Neoliberalism”

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – 2016 PHIL AND RUTH SOKOLOF ANNUAL LECTURE – Dennis Ross, Ambassador of the United States of America to the Middle East, William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and author of “Doomed to Succeed: The. U. S. – Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama” “The United States – Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama”

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Elizabeth Chentland, Associate Program Director for the Alzheimer’s Association Nebraska Chapter, and Haylee Frisbie, Program Intern with the Alzheimer's Association Nebraska Chapter “The Effect of Alzheimer’s Disease on Women”

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Stephen Buhler, Aaron Douglas Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Co-Founder and Education Director of the Flatwater Shakespeare Company in Lincoln, and author of “Shakespeare in the Cinema: Ocular Proof” “Shakespeare’s First Folio – and the First Folio’s Shakespeare”

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Laura Caldwell, former civil rights attorney, currently Professor of Law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and Director of Life After Innocence; Kristine Bunch, a woman who spent 17 years in prison for a crime she did not commit “Life after Innocence”

Omaha Press Club, 7/11/16

Jul 11, 2016

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Hal Daub, former U. S. Congressman from Nebraska’s Second Congressional District, former Mayor of Omaha, and currently a member of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska System “A Glimpse of Cleveland: A Crystal Ball for the Republican National Convention”

COLLEGE OF SAINT MARY GREAT CONVERSATIONS LUNCHEON – Karen Gettert Shoemaker, award-winning author of “Night Sounds and Other Stories” and “The Meaning of Names”

FILM STREAMS DISCUSSION DOUBLE FEATURE– Films: Son of the Congo and Mimi and Dona.  Son of the Congo guests: Adam Hootnick, the Director of the film, and Koang Doluony, the Founder and Director of the Omaha Talons Academy.  Mimi and Dona Panel: Carol Miller, Kim Bainbridge, and Deb Salomon, all parents with mentally or physically disabled adult children.  Moderator: Mary McHale, President of the Meyer Foundation for Disabilities Board

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Matthew Crosston, Professor of Political Science at Bellevue University, Miller Endowed Chair for Industrial and International Security, and Director of the International Security and Intelligence Studies Program “THAAD MAD BAD: The Battle of Competing Narratives over the South China Sea”

Omaha Press Club, 6/13/16

Jun 13, 2016

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Sister Rosalee Burke, a Notre Dame nun, and Coordinator of the Order’s Social Justice Committee; and Stephen O’Meara, Assistant Nebraska Attorney General, the Nebraska Human Trafficking Task Force Coordinator, and the Child Protection Training Coordinator “A Discussion on Human Trafficking”

CENTER FOR JEWISH LIFE LECTURE – Martin Fletcher, Award-winning NBC News Special Correspondent, and author of “The List”, “Jacob’s Oath” and “The War Reporter”

AT EASE U.S.A. LUNCHEON – Chris Linford, retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Canadian Armed Forces, National Ambassador for Wounded Warriors Canada, and author of “Warrior Rising: A Soldier’s Journey to P.T.S.D. and Back”

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Emmanuel Katongole, Associate Professor of Theology and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and founding Co-Director of the Duke University Divinity School’s Center for Reconciliation “Taking Root: On Land, the Church and the Future of Africa”

CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Thomas A. Barron, de Grummond Award-winning author of “The Lost Years of Merlin”, “The Great Tree of Avalon”, “The Ancient One”, and “The Hero’s Trail” “Heroes, Merlin and the Meaningful Life”

Omaha Press Club, 5/9/16

May 9, 2016

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – “Second District Congressional Debate” Don Bacon, Retired Air Force Brigadier General“, and Assistant Professor in the Bellevue University College of Business; Chip Maxwell, former Douglas County Commissioner, and former member of the Nebraska Unicameral

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Michael Hawkins, Associate Professor of Asian History, Associate Chairman of the Creighton University Department of History, and author of “Making Moros: Imperial Historicism and American Military Rule in the Philippines Muslim South” “American Colonization of Muslims in the Southern Philippines”

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Elaine Nelson, Associate Professor of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, specializing in the North American West “Buffalo Bill, Performance and Selling the American West”

Omaha Press Club, 4/18/16

Apr 18, 2016

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Ann Marie Kudlacz, Executive Director of the Refugee Empowerment Center “The Refugee Process, Legal Status, Agency Programs, and Local Community Impact”

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – Wayne Wiegand, American Library Historian, and author of “Main Street Public Library: Community Places and Reading Spaces in the Rural Heartland, 1876-1956” “Part of Our Lives: a People’s History of the American Public Library”

GREATER OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS – Keynote Guest: Chuck Hagel, Former United States Republican Senator from Nebraska, and former United States Secretary of Defense

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Greg Zacharias, Professor of English and Director of the Center for Henry James Studies at Creighton University, and Executive Director of the Henry James Society; Katie Sommer, Associate Editor in the Center for Henry James Studies at Creighton University “Henry James and the Great War” (Zacharias) and “Henry James and Soldiers during World War I” (Sommer)

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA LECTURE – MIDDLE EAST FORUM – Panel: Moshe Gershovich, Professor of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ramazan Kilinc, Assistant Professor Political Science at the University of Nebraska at Omaha; Kristian Petersen, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Moderator: Curtis Hutt, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

Omaha Press Club, 3/14/16

Mar 14, 2016

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Daniel Hendrickson, Twenty-Fifth President of Creighton University, and former Association Vice-President in the Office of the Executive Vice-President at Marquette University

CENTER FOR JEWISH LIFE LECTURE – JEWISH BOOK MONTH – Dan Ephron, former Jerusalem Bureau Chief for Newsweek, and author of “Killing a King”

E. N. THOMPSON FORUM ON WORLD ISSUES – Wes Moore, Rhodes Scholar, founder of BridgeEDU, and author of “The Other Wes Moore” and “The Work” “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates”

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