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John G. Neihardt Conference

  • September 20 - 21, 2021
  • Wayne State College
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Remembering a prominent WSC figure.

John G. Neihardt

This conference is made possible by Wayne State College and Humanities Nebraska.

Conference Schedule

Monday, Sept. 20
3:30 – 5 p.m., Gardner Hall Auditorium

  • Panel Discussion: Nancy Gillis, Joseph Weixelman, Meena Dalal;
  • Reception Following the Panel Discussion: Gardner Hall Lobby
  • Exhibit from Conn Library Archive by Marcus Schlichter
  • Book Sale by Marianne Reynolds, Director of Neihardt Center, Bancroft, Neb.

Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021
10 – 10:30 a.m. State Nebraska Bank and Trust, 122 Main Street, Wayne, Neb.

  • Special Chamber Coffee - open to public
  • Presentation by Meena Dalal - history of WSC and Ley family’s involvement with the College

10:30 – 11 a.m.

  • Walking Tour of Historic Downtown of Wayne

5 – 6 p.m. Ley Theater, Wayne State College

  • Native American Dance Performance by Many Moccasins Dance Troupe

6:30 – 8 p.m. Gardner Hall Auditorium

  • Panel Discussion: Tim Anderson, Nancy Gillis, Joseph Weixelman and Meena Dalal
  • Reception Following the Panel Discussion: Gardner Hall Lobby
  • Exhibit by Conn Library Archivist Marcus Schlichter
  • Book Sale by Marianne Reynolds, Director of Neihardt Center, Bancroft, Neb.

For more information, contact Meena Dalal at medalal1@wsc.edu or Dr. Joseph Weixelman at joweixe1@wsc.edu.