Ted Wheeler Author Talk and Panel Discussion

Harper Center, Auditorium

Thursday, September 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ted Wheeler will read from his novel "Kings of Broken Things" and discuss his reasons for writing this book, which tackles the 1919 lynching of Will Brown in Omaha.

A panel will then offer perspectives on the historical and current implications for this legacy of racial violence in our community.

Panelists will include:
Eric Ewing, Executive Director, Great Plains Black History Museum
Heather Fryer, PhD, Fr. Henry W. Casper, SJ Professor of History; Associate Professor of History and Director, American Studies Program, Creighton University
Palma Strand, JD, Professor of Law, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program, Creighton University Graduate School

Moderated by Lydia Cooper, PhD, Associate Professor of English, Creighton University

Contact Info

Kingfisher Institute
(402) 280-3325

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