Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

Photo gallery: Political scandals through cartoons

American Political Thought class views Lyle Lahey political cartoons.

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students in Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) American Political Thought class hosted a political cartoon exhibit featuring the “scandalous” work of local artist and cartoonist Lyle Lahey. The event kicked off on Monday, May 7, 2018 in the 407 Gallery, Studio Arts. The display was curated from cartoonist […]

UW-Green Bay Professor Harvey Kaye in national spotlight to talk film and ‘Four Freedoms’

Kaye joins Ben Mankiewicz, for a national television broadcast on TCM

Don’t expect University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Professor Harvey J. Kaye to go “all Hollywood” on us just because he is appearing on national television next week. In fact, for Kaye, one of UW-Green Bay’s longest standing faculty members, it’s more of the same — sharing with an audience (albeit a much larger one) his passion […]

Prof. Jon Shelton quoted in ‘Phoenix New Times’

“Arizona’s week-long teacher walkout was historic by any measure. Now, the dust has settled. Teachers are back in class for the remainder of the school year, and politicos have started to move on. But there’s still a lingering question: Was the strike worth it?” “It seemed to come out of nowhere, and what’s interesting is […]

Prof. Kaye is featured on Turner Classic Movies (TCM)

TCM is pleased to present an evening hosted by UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey J. Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies), author of The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great, published by Simon & Schuster in 2014. Kaye will present five films that illustrate the inspiration of his book: […]

Faculty notes: Prof. Shelton interview

Deep in the inbox, the Log missed this one. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) was quoted in Salon, regarding the Oklahoma teacher strikes. Here’s an excerpt: “Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, another Republican, has characterized the teachers as greedy and childish, saying their behavior is like that of “a teenager wanting a […]

Scandals, Scandals, Scandals! UW-Green Bay students show scandal through Lahey cartoons

Green Bay, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students in Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) American Political Thought class will host a political cartoon exhibit featuring the “scandalous” work of local artist and cartoonist Lyle Lahey. The event kicks off on Monday, May 7, 2018 with a 4 p.m. panel discussion in […]

Reader’s Theatre: For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People on May 1

Democracy and Justice Studies students will present an original reader’s theatre performance on Tuesday, May 1 at 12:30 p.m. in the Christie Theater. “For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People: Readings on the National Parks” explores six environmental luminaries from the past who gather to discuss the importance of the national parks to the […]

Prof. Harvey Kaye to help launch ‘Four Freedoms’ exhibit with TCM appearance

On Monday evening, May 21, 2018, UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) will join host Ben Mankiewicz on TCM (Turner Classic Movies) to introduce a series of films: -The Grapes of Wrath -Casablanca -The Cummington Story -The House I Live In -and Deadline USA. These films will help launch Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt […]

Faculty note: Shelton featured in story on teacher activism

Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) was quoted in a story featured in the April 16, 2018 issue of TIME that discusses the wave of teacher activism sweeping politically conservative states. “I think teachers in those states are fed up with austerity. They’re fed up with disinvestment in public schools.”