The United Auto Workers Union began a nationwide strike after failed contract negotiations with General Motors. This Sunday, nearly 55,000 auto workers across nine states walked off the job and headed for the picket lines. A Wisconsin labor expert joins us to discuss the details of the strike and the state of the auto industry. […]
Prof. Katia Levintova (Democracy and Justice Studies, Global Studies and Political Science) received Western Michigan’s Political Science Alumni Achievement Award for 2019. Prof. Levintova attended Western Michigan for her doctoral degree. Past recipients and more information can be found here. Congratulations!
“Women’s Rights and the Post-Civil War World,” a public talk and workshop, will take place Sept. 20 and 21 at Penn State University Park. Marking the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s suffrage in the United States, this event shifts our focus to a broad range of women’s rights activism that […]
In this video, Prof. Harvey Kaye (Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies) explains why the American Revolution was a real revolution and why today’s radicals should aim at redeeming and recovering history. More of Prof. Kaye’s thoughts can be found in his book, “Take Hold of Our History: Make America Radical […]
In this video, UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey J. Kaye (Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies), points out how, starting with the revolution, the American tradition is a radical one. By comparing Thomas Paine to Edmund Burke he demonstrates how the American project was founded as a project of emancipation. Harvey J […]
Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review magazine will host its inaugural Author Talk Series event on Thursday, Sept. 12 at Fifth Ward Brewery in Oshkosh beginning at 7 p.m. Author John Harry will give a talk on his article, “The People’s Brewing Company: African American Entrepreneurship in the Civil Rights Era,” which appears in the special 35th […]
UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) reflects on America’s Labor Legacy in a new post for CAHSSeffect.org: On This Labor Day, Remember America’s Labor Legacy. See the post, here.
UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) was a guest on the Rick Smith Show, June 28, to discuss the Democratic Debates. Listen to the archived show.
Announcing a new episode of Humanities+: “The Student and Professor Voices on Humanities Research and Community-focused Work.” In episode 3 of the Humanities+ podcast, host Rachel Scray interviews students, staff, and professors at the Pop-up Student Showcase event where students in Democracy and Justice Studies, History, and Humanities launched digital projects, curated exhibits, and research […]
“Syllabus Journal” (co-edited by Caroline Boswell/CATL and Humanities and Katia Levintova/DJS) has just published its latest (8:1) issue. In the first 2019 issue, campus readers will find new insights and ideas for courses in communication, service-learning, women and gender studies, and teacher education. Editors hope that UW-Green Bay colleagues will consider being authors and reviewers for the peer-reviewed Journal, especially for […]