Tag: English

UW-Green Bay Prof. Nesvet talks ‘love letters’ with Fox 11

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Did you know a love letter doesn’t have to be written by you? Consider dedicating a favorite book or poem to one you love, with a romantic inscription, says UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (Humanities). Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Nesvet spoke with Fox 11’s Rachel Manek, yesterday, about the history of love […]

Next Philosophers’ Café is Wednesday (Feb. 13)

The next installment of the 2018-19 Green Bay Area Philosophers’ Café gatherings is set for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 at 7 p.m. at St. Brendan’s Inn in Green Bay. This gathering will focus on “‘Cultivate our Garden': Contemporizing Candide” and will feature UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (English, Humanities). Learn more about the discussion.  

UntitledTown reveals festival line-up

UntitledTown, a book and author festival that takes place in Green Bay, has revealed the literary stars being featured at this year’s festival. Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English), co-president for the festival, and Mai J. Lo Lee, Director of UW-Green Bay’s Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) office and UntitledTown board member, were on Good Day Wisconsin to make the big announcement. Fox […]

Women in 19th Century Musical Works to be performed tomorrow (Feb. 2)

Women in 19th Century Music, presented by UW-Green Bay Women’s and Gender studies, will be performed on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall. Featuring Yoojeong Lee, piano with special guest Marisa Balistreri, soprano, the recital focuses on inspirational women from 19th-century musical works, showcasing characters who were […]

Snapshot: Marinette Campus composition students work on portfolios

Students in composition classes at the Marinette Campus worked at the end of this semester to create WordPress Writing Portfolios with revised versions of the essays they had written for class. Some of them shared those portfolios with authentic audiences outside of the university and used the final exam time to reflect on the revision […]

Amid changes at other schools, UW-Green Bay launches new writing degree

Professor Rebecca Meacham (Humanities, English) has a chance to tell Wisconsin Public Radio listeners about the newly announced UW-Green Bay BFA degree. Why this degree and why now? And why will this have appeal at Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campuses? It’s a great listen. See the press release.

Faculty note: Prof. Rebecca Nesvet publishes article

The article “The Bank Nun’s Tale: Financial Forgery, Gothic Imagery, and Economic Power” by Associate Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (English) was published in the journal Victorian Network‘s special issue on forgery. Find out about Sweeney Todd creator James Malcolm Rymer, his brother who literally made money (and was transported down under for it), and the mysterious […]

Stupid School Security and Discipline Policies | Jennie Young | TEDxUWGreenBay

Stupid School Security and Discipline Policies | Jennie Young | TEDxUWGreenBay This talk outlines a method of radically re-imagining the American high school. It shows how high-security, prison-like schools are actually creating more danger than they’re preventing. The speaker suggests an unusual conceptual approach to fix this and argues that we need to stop tweaking […]