Tag: Center for History and Social Change

30th anniversary of the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series

Prof. Harvey J. Kaye of the Center for History and Social Change advises campus and community to mark their calendars for two big events this fall marking both 50 years of UW-Green Bay and 30 years of the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series: • Oct. 6, 7 p.m., Christie Theatre
 – Richard Brookhiser, senior editor of […]

Socialism gets a bad rap, guest speaker Nichols will argue


Nationally known political writer John Nichols will address the topic “Socialism in America” in the next installment of UW-Green Bay’s long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series. Nichols’ talk, free and open to the public, takes place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the Christie Theatre of the University Union. Nichols has worked as associate editor […]

Author Nichols to address ‘Socialism in America’

Nationally known political writer and journalist John Nichols will address the topic “Socialism in America” as the next installment in UW-Green Bay’s long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series. Nichols’ talk, free and open to the public, takes place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 in the Christie Theatre of the UW-Green Bay University Union. Nichols has […]

Performance, literary talk highlight fall offerings for Historical Perspectives series

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series will feature live performance and academic discussion during fall 2014, continuing a tradition that dates back nearly 30 years. The series will kick off Wednesday, Oct. 8, when dramatist and actor Ian Ruskin performs To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine. […]

Historical Perspectives lecture to focus on global aid, humanitarianism

The Center for History and Social Change is gearing up for the next installment in its long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series, set for 2 p.m. Thursday, April 24 in the Union’s Christie Theatre. Julia Irwin, an assistant professor at the University of South Florida, will present “Foreign Relief as Foreign Relations,” a lecture that focuses […]

Historical Perspectives lecture to focus on foreign aid, relations in history

An assistant professor from the University of South Florida will present “Foreign Relief as Foreign Relations: The place of Humanitarianism in U.S. International History,” at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 24 in the Christie Theatre of the UW-Green Bay University Union. Julia Irwin’s talk is the latest installment in UW-Green Bay’s long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series, […]

Labor journalist Pizzigati to headline next Historical Perspectives Lecture event

The long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will feature a veteran labor journalist and Institute For Policy Studies associate fellow during its next event at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 in the Christie Theatre of the University Union on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. It is free and open to the […]

Reminder: Civil Rights Movement lecture is Wednesday

The “forgotten history” of the Civil Rights Movement and the landmark 1963 March on Washington will be the topic at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 6) in the Union’s Christie Theatre as part of the long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series. Will Jones, an author and professor of history at UW-Madison, is the guest speaker. Read more […]

‘Forgotten history’ of 1963 March on Washington is lecture topic

The “forgotten history” of the Civil Rights Movement and the landmark 1963 March on Washington will be the topic at UW-Green Bay Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the next installment of the long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series. Will Jones, an author and professor of history at UW-Madison, will speak at 2:15 p.m. in the Christie Theatre […]

UW-Green Bay hosts lecture by Yale scholar on memory, identity in Black America

A Yale University scholar will visit UW-Green Bay Monday, Oct. 21, to speak on the topic of his new book, Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940, as part of the long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series. Jonathan Scott Holloway is a professor of history, African American studies, and American studies at […]