Peru State College
Dr. Dan Holtz
 
Dan Holtz

Contact Information:

Office: Jindra 206

Office Phone: (402) 872-2267

Email: DHoltz@peru.edu

 

Office Hours:

Monday – 9:30-10:45 am, 1:15-1:45 pm and 3:30-4:00 pm
Tuesday – 8:15-9:15 am, 1:15-1:45 pm and 3:30-4:00 pm
Wednesday – 9:30-10:45 am, 1:15-1:45 pm, and 3:30-4:00 pm
Thursday – 8:15-9:15 am, 1:15-1:45 pm and 3:30-4:00 pm
Other times available by appointment.

 

13 Fall Course Offerings:

Eng 101 (section 000C) - English Composition

Eng 201 (sections 000C) - Advanced Composition

Eng 202 (section 000A) - Appreciation of Literature

Eng 307 (section 000A) - Seminar in the Modern Novel

 

14 Spring Course Offerings:

Eng 306 (section 000A) - Nebraska Literature

Eng 326 (section 000A) - American Literature

Eng 450 (section 000Z) - English Seminar

Eng/Hist 461 (section 000A) - Literature Fights and Re-Fights the Civil War

 

 

I'll Always Die a Husker

 

Education:

EdD. English Education. 1987. University of Northern Colorado

MS. English Education. 1976. Chadron State College

BA. English Education. 1973. Kearney State College.

 

Specialization:

Nebraska Literature

Preparing secondary English and language arts teachers.

 

Selected Professional Activities:

  • Co-Director, Trails and Tales Institute and Tour: 1996 -2010, which has taken nearly 200 teachers on week-long tours of Nebraska, Kansas. South Dakota, and Wyoming historical and literary sites 
  • First Vice President of the Nebraska State Historical Society Board of Trustees
  • Nebraska State College System Teaching Excellence Award (2000)
  • Peru State College Teaching Excellence Award (2000)
  • Speaker for Nebraska Humanities Council Speakers Bureau (have presented more than 200 programs throughout the state since 1996)
  • Speaker/Performer, Nebraska State Day at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., (July 1999) and for the Eastern Nebraska State Quarter Launch at the Bob Devaney Sports Center (April 2006)
  • Participant in National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars: 2007 (University of Oklahoma), 1993 (Vanderbilt University), and 1990 (Dartmouth College)
  • Welcome to Historic Nebraska!, a musical recording, released in November 2002, which features 18 traditional and original folk songs, plus a historical narrative, to tell the story of Nebraska’s early days
  • Six papers published in national or regional professional journals
  • One chapter published in an edited volume and an entry on Jules Sandoz published in the Student's Companion to American Literary Characters
  • More than a dozen conference presentations at regional and national meetings of professional societies