English 211: Literature and Place, or "Literary Nebraska", our first online literary studies course about Nebraska’s literary history and culture from its earliest days to the present.
Writers and scholars provide a broad historical survey that examines:
- the works of some of the state’s most famous authors such as Willa Cather and Ted Kooser
- key voices such as Black Elk (with John Neihardt), Mari Sandoz, and Malcolm X
- contemporary writing from faculty such as Jennine Capó Crucet, Jonis Agee, and Kwame Dawes