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National Willa Cather Center News

National Willa Cather Center News

Visit this page often for the latest Cather-related news as well as information about the Willa Cather Foundation's programs, collections, and events.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Meet illustrator Joanna A. Blitch who was commissioned for our centenary edition of "Youth and the Bright Medusa"
Monday, August 17, 2020
A delightful and newsy back-to-school letter in our collection written by "William" Cather, surgeon-in-training, to family friend Helen Stowell.
Monday, August 17, 2020
Frances "Franc" Cather, Willa Cather's Mount Holyoke-educated aunt who came West to Nebraska in a wagon in 1873, participated in early literary pursuits as this donation of related books from the teacher reveals.
Monday, August 17, 2020
Despite the pandemic, we are offering a variety of virtual experiences, educator and student scholarships, and fall programming for teachers and their classrooms.
Monday, August 10, 2020
We are so grateful to our volunteers for the support and the joy that they bring! Our volunteers are a large and growing number of dedicated people who want to give back to...
Thursday, July 23, 2020
The National Willa Cather Center is one of 75 institutions in the United States selected to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
A recent donation of letters from James and Angela Southwick shed new light on the strong relationship between Willa Cather, her family, and the Right Reverend George Allen Beecher, who served as Episcopal Bishop of Western Nebraska from 1910-1943.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Despite the staffing difficulties created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Willa Cather Center was able to reconfigure two summer internships to be entirely remote...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
In her invited lecture, "When the World Broke in Two: America on the Cusp of the 1920s," Ryan will situate Cather's novel within the time period of creation and publication, a period that foreshadowed the turmoils of the 1920s.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Join us as we welcome Alex Ross back to Red Cloud as keynote speaker for the 65th annual Willa Cather Spring Conference.