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Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities

"Tumult, Tragedy and Hope: America in 1968 from a Half Century's Perspective"

featuring Jon Meacham

Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 
• 5 p.m. - Benefit Reception and Dinner
• 7:30 p.m. - Free public lecture

About the Speaker

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential biographer Jon Meacham will explore the watershed year of 1968 and its long-term effects after 50 years in a lecture that is free and open to the public. The lecture is part of the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues. 

The 2018 Sower Award in the Humanities also will be presented at this event. Nominations are due June 15, 2018.

Benefit Dinner & Ticketing

A benefit reception and dinner will be held at 5 p.m. at the Embassy Suites (see ticketing below). Tickets for the free, public lecture will be available at the Lied Center for Performing Arts' box office beginning August 30.

Co-Sponsors for the 2018 Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities:


Please join these generous sponsors by selecting your sponsorship level below. For individual benefit dinner ticketing, please see here. Thank you!

Governor's Lecture Sponsorships

Presenting Sponsorship

• 10 reception/dinner guests

• Reserved seating for 10 at the lecture

• 10 autographed books, “The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels” by Jon Meacham

• Speaking opportunity and/or recognition from the podium at the lecture

• Prominent logo display at the event and in program

• Recognition in all event publicity (including logo) through statewide HN publications, electronic communications and website promotions

• Recognition in the HN annual report and statewide newsletter

• Photo with speaker Jon Meacham

@ $10,000.00 ea.

Grand Benefactor Table Sponsorship

• 10 reception/dinner guests

• Reserved seating for 10 at the lecture

• 5 autographed books, “The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels” by Jon Meacham

• Recognition in event publicity (including logo)

• Recognition in the Humanities Nebraska annual report and statewide newsletter

• Prominent logo display at event and in program

@ $5,000.00 ea.

Benefactor Table Sponsorship

• 10 reception/dinner guests

• Reserved seating for 10 at dinner and lecture

• 1 autographed book, “The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels” by Jon Meacham

• Recognition in event publicity

• Recognition with logo in program

• Recognition in the Humanities Nebraska annual report and statewide newsletter

@ $3,000.00 ea.

Table Sponsorship

• 8 reception/dinner guests

• Reserved seating for 8 at lecture

• 1 autographed book, “The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels” by Jon Meacham

• Recognition in event program, Humanities Nebraska annual report and statewide newsletter

@ $1,500.00 ea.

If you have questions regarding sponsorships, please contact Heather Thomas.


Nominate someone to receive the 2018 Sower Award in the Humanities.

For more information and a nomination form, click here


Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities Events

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
7:30 pm9:30 pm

Resources

Humanities Nebraska programming is made possible by:

and generous individuals, foundations, and businesses across Nebraska.