Tag: English

More Untitledtown: Alumni Thayer and Coutley to lead several upcoming events

Two of UW-Green Bay’s most accomplished English program alumni Casey Thayer and Lisa Fay Coutley will share their exclusive thoughts at “Alumni Advice 4 Aspiring Authors” 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in the Christie Theater. They will discuss how you write, and keep writing, after college at as well as present awards at the Sheepshead Review Launch party on April 29 at […]

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 […]

UntitledTown Book Festival is making a name for itself

The organizers of the UntitledTown Book and Author Festival want people to associate Green Bay with books and writing, reports the Green Bay Press-Gazette. The festival, held April 28-30 in downtown Green Bay, will host a variety of events from readings, workshops, discussions and a book expo. Well-known Wisconsin writer Michael Perry will kick off the festival April 28 and […]

Calling all writers, readers, teachers and leaders: ‘UntitledTown’ is the event for you

Writers, readers, teachers, leaders, young adults and children — anyone taken with book culture — save the dates April 28, 29 and 30, 2017 for Green Bay’s first ever “UntitledTown, Book and Author Festival.” Festival organizers are hosting a public press conference at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 29 on the main level of the Brown […]

UntitledTown Book and Author Festival features many UW-Green Bay campus community members

An inaugural festival uniting readers with authors, writers, publishers, podcasters and philosophers will feature many members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus community. The “UntitledTown Book and Author Festival,” April 28-30, downtown Green Bay, will bring together people of all ages and abilities to share their stories and celebrate the community’s love of reading. […]

Lambeau Lectures

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Despite weather-related travel difficulties, more than 400 UW-Green Bay alumni, students, faculty and staff, including about 100 prospective students and their families attended Lambeau Lectures Monday. The University’s primary goal of the Lambeau Lectures series is to showcase the University’s outstanding, award-winning faculty in the community, while introducing prospective students and their families as to […]

Register for Lambeau Lectures: An Evening with the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the Green Bay Packers

One-night event provides glimpse into UW-Green Bay experience GREEN BAY – “Lambeau Lectures: An Evening with UW-Green Bay and the Green Bay Packers,” a free event designed to help prospective students and parents experience the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the Lambeau Field Atrium (1265 Lombardi […]

Faculty Note: Prof. Meacham publications

UW-Green Bay Professor Rebecca Meacham (English and Humanistic Studies) has recently had a number of works published. Two published posts appear in the Pleiades blog, and have been structured upon her experiences teaching novel writing and Novel Revision Workshops. One post offers a revision strategy using notecards and storyboarding. A second is a kooky ritual […]