Join us for the 2020 Virtual Pilster Great Plains Lecture & Mari Sandoz Symposium!
Immigration in the American West, Sandoz Country
These two special events will be held online. They are FREE and open to everyone. We ask that interested attendees please register. Instructions to log in to the webinars will be provided to registrants prior to the event.
Pilster Great Plains Lecture & Panel Discussion
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm Central Time / 4:30pm to 6:00pm Mountain Time
Our annual Pilster Great Plains Lecture takes a look at immigration in the American West. Join keynote speaker Dr. Omar Valerio-Jimenez and a panel of experts as they explore the topic from a national perspective. Attendees will be given an advance copy of his speech with a chance to ask questions. This will be a 90-minute online event.
Mari Sandoz Symposium Panel Discussion
Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm Central Time / 4:30pm to 6:00pm Mountain Time
Come explore who we are and where we come from. The journey will be guided by four Nebraskans discussing the major groups who settled Sandoz Country, including but not limited to: the Latina/os; Volga Deutsch; Japanese; Irish; Blacks and Native Americans. You’ll learn how the traditions they brought to the area have shaped the rich cultural tapestry we enjoy today. This will be a 90-minute online event.
A link to each webinar will be provided to registrants prior to the event. If you have any questions, please contact the Mari Sandoz Heritage Society at firstname.lastname@example.org