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Willa Cather Statue Unveiling LIVE

Willa Cather Statue Unveiling LIVE

Celebrate the spirit of Willa Cather and her enduring contribution to Nebraska and the literary world.

Join us on June 7th for a momentous occasion as we celebrate unveiling the remarkable Willa Cather Statue in Statuary Hall, Washington D.C. This free event is a tribute to one of Nebraska’s most beloved literary figures and a moment of pride for the entire nation.

The live stream of the unveiling ceremony will commence promptly at 10 am, capturing the awe-inspiring moments as the statue of Willa Cather is revealed. Designed by sculptor and artist Littleton Alston, the statue captures the essence of Willa Cather’s spirit, paying homage to her immense contributions to American literature.

Following the unveiling, we invite you to join us for a special discussion featuring historian and University of Nebraska-Kearney professor Dr. Nathan Tye. Dr. Tye, who has studied Willa Cather’s life and works, will delve into the significance of Willa Cather to Nebraska’s cultural and literary landscape. Gain valuable insights into her lasting impact, her portrayal of the Nebraska prairie, and her role in shaping American literature.

Whether you are a passionate admirer of Willa Cather’s work, a history buff, or simply curious about Nebraska’s vibrant cultural heritage, this event is not to be missed. Join us for the live stream at 10 am as we honor the legacy of this remarkable author and celebrate the unveiling of her enduring tribute.

Space is limited, so please RSVP below.

If you are unable to attend, you can live stream the statue event in Washington, D.C. from https://www.speaker.gov.


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