University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) recently spoke on the “Words Matter“ Podcast about his new book Take Hold of Our History: Make America Radical Again. Kaye also was interviewed on “The Majority Report with Sam Seder” about his recently released book. Here is the audio only podcast edition.
Associate Prof. Andrew Austin (Democracy and Justice Studies) presented the working paper “Prison’s Purpose: Comparing the Nordic and U.S. Correctional Approaches” at the Wisconsin Sociological Association Conference on Oct. 25, 2019. The conference was held at Carthage College in Kenosha. The paper’s theme concerns Associate Prof. Austin’s endeavor to provide policymakers with alternative correctional approaches […]
In a post with photo, Joseph C. Phillips Jr., author of “Four Freedoms: an opera,” said that Harvey’s book, inspired his new composition. Phillips is a teacher and composer in New York City. Phillips also recognized Kaye on a milestone birthday, Oct. 9.
Professor Harvey Kaye’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) newest book is now available on Amazon. “The eighteen essays and speeches in Take Hold of Our History render a manifesto—a call to remember, redeem, and embrace the American radical story and tradition in favor of cultivating American historical memory and imagination and making America radical once again.” […]
Prof. Harvey Kaye (Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies) was quoted about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s use of a Thomas Paine quote regarding President Trump’s impeachment inquiry. More via To talk impeachment, Nancy Pelosi embraces a Revolutionary | San Francisco Chronicle. In another note, Prof. Harvey Kaye discusses his upcoming book Take […]
Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) was recently quoted in a story about Chicago teacher union strikes. Via Chicago, where the teachers union’s demands extend far past salary, is the latest front for ‘common good’ bargaining | Chalkbeat.
Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) recently Skyped into Australia’s Weekend Breakfast Show to explain the impeachment process facing President Donald Trump.
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 […]