Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

Faculty note: Prof. Kaye pens new piece for billmoyers.com

“The Resistance needs to develop a memory of how past generations confronted reactionary threats to American democracy,” says UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies). His new piece can be found at BillMoyers.com — Time to Recall a Progressive ‘Truly Great’ First 100 Days. 

Democracy and Justice Studies Senior Seminar, May 1

Assistant Professor Jon Shelton will host the Democracy and Justice Studies Senior Seminar from 5:15 to 7:45 p.m. Monday, May 1 in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall 225. Students will be presenting their capstone projects at the conference-style seminar which is themed “Democratizing the University: The Past and Present of Higher Education in Wisconsin and Beyond.” Student […]

Humanities under attack: Prof.’s Nesvet and Shelton pen column for Press-Gazette

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (English and Humanities), and Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies), published a guest column in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. The piece argues that recent distortions of history shows the fundamental importance of a broad-based education in the humanities. Nesvet and Shelton argue that narrowly tailoring higher education […]

Next week: TV’s TCM and TYT personality Ben Mankiewicz presents at Historical Perspective Series

The grandson of the renowned Academy Award winning screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz and the son of Frank Mankiewicz, press secretary to Bobby Kennedy and later president of National Public Radio, Ben Mankiewicz (host of Turner Classic Movies and a co-founder of the Young Turks Network) grew up immersed in Hollywood and public affairs. He brings personal and studied knowledge of his subjects to […]

Faculty note: Shelton opens Wisconsin Labor History Society conference

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies, History) gave introductory remarks on the history of the labor movement in Wisconsin for the 36th annual conference of the Wisconsin Labor History Society on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Madison Labor Temple. Shelton also gave a radio interview on his new book Teacher […]

Date change: Philosophers Café meets April 12

The Philosophers Café will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Titletown Brewing Company (200 Dousman Street, Green Bay) in the Frost Room to discuss Politics in an Age of Polarization. Assistant Prof. Weinschenk (Political Science & Public and Environmental Affairs) will moderate the discussion. Learn more about the upcoming event.

UW-Green Bay students use Lahey cartoons to show ‘political voice’

It is a wonderfully timely idea. Take advantage of a priceless collection of politically-oriented cartoons from University Archives to study the history of American political dialogue through the decades and to recognize the role of art in political dissent and commentary. “An Age in Ink” exhibit opened in the 407 Gallery (Fourth Floor) Studio Arts, […]