Tag: English

Prof. Rybak is partner in humanities grant project

Prof. Chuck Rybak (Humanistic Studies, English) is a partner in a $325,000 NEH Digital Humanities Implementation Grant, awarded to the Graduate Center at CUNY, to explore and extend classroom applications for the Commons in a Box platform. Rybak and other HUS faculty have been using the software collaboratively in classroom settings for the past few years, and the […]

‘Revise the Room’ fundraiser supports UW-Green Bay students, future authors

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Imagine trying to compose a 50,000-word novel on deadline. Pecking away on a keyboard for hours on end, while competing with 17 other students in a cramped classroom for power outlets and a few comfortable chairs. Obviously not the ideal conditions for concentration and creativity. However, for every trial is a resolution. Providing an educational […]

Sneak peak: Sutton’s ‘Searching for Romeo’ is featured musical for 2016/17

UW-Green Bay Theatre, Dance and Music personnel are excited to share a sneak peak into their 2016-17 line-up. “We are happy to announce that we will be producing Brian Sutton’s Searching for Romeo, which was previously produced as part of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival. A New York Times reviewer described it as […]

Faculty publication: Rebecca Nesvet

Rebecca Nesvet (English) has a new publication: “Teaching Romanticism XVI: Romanticism and the City, Part I,” written with Dr. Catherine Redford (Hertford College, Oxford University) and Dr. Kellie Donovan-Condron (Babson College), at Romantic Textualities. Nesvet discusses teaching the role of St. Petersburgh in FRANKENSTEIN and Green Bay’s own unique, evocative urban snowscapes.

Voices of Veterans: Capturing the oral history and spirit of Northeast Wisconsin veterans

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UW-Green Bay students and veterans Ashley Wiles and Sean Gleason have important stories to share. In this case, they are not their own, but the personal, front-line accounts from veterans who served in the United States armed forces in times of conflict. These oral histories provide a personal narrative to future generations so that all […]

Innovative teaching methods lead to heartfelt relationships, practical learning

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UW-Green Bay class, HUS 483: Documenting Memory, involves students working on multiple projects in oral history and story collection. English, Education and Humanistic Studies majors worked with interns from UWGB’s Social Work program to document the lives of Unity Hospice patients.

Award-winning poet Coutley, a UW-Green Bay alumna, returns for reading 


Award-winning poet Lisa Fay Coutley, recently named a visiting professor at the University of Oregon, returns to her undergraduate alma mater, UW-Green Bay, for a free public reading and question-and-answer session at 1 p.m. next Monday (Oct. 26) in the Union’s Christie Theatre. Coutley will read from works including her debut poetry collection, Errata (Southern […]

Published poet Coutley, a UW-Green Bay alumna, returns for reading

Award-winning poet and educator Lisa Fay Coutley returns to her undergraduate alma mater, UW-Green Bay, for a reading and question-and-answer session on Monday, Oct. 26. The program, free and open to the public, is scheduled for 1 p.m. in the Christie Theatre on the lower level of the University Union, located on the campus at […]

This Friday, UW-Green Bay students sing Lord Byron

If you’re interested in a small, edifying and entertaining demonstration of the interdisciplinary approach for which UW-Green Bay is known, you might want to stop by the University Theatre in Theatre Hall between 12:45 and 1:30 p.m. Friday (Feb. 20). English students of Assistant Prof. Rebecca Nesvet will hear and discuss songs by the British […]

UW-Green Bay English alumna writes in favor of funding education


Angela Bub of Benicia, Calif., a May 2012 UW-Green Bay graduate in English now pursuing a master’s in social work at the University of Southern California, is the author of a guest column on the Feb. 4 opinion page of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. She writes, “Humanities is not a field of education; humanities is […]