Tag: English

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 […]

College roommates, world-class problem solvers

Halvorsen ’92 acts locally, Bhojwani ’90 works in developing nations. On a late-summer day, fellow UW-Green Bay graduates and lifelong friends Noel Halvorsen and Haresh Bhojwani agreed to meet on campus. There was the usual catching up on each other’s families and reminiscing about good times shared as roommates 25 years ago in the old […]

Eco U’s integrated curriculum made big impression on Northwoods naturalist

UW-Green Bay’s integration of higher education and the environment has imprinted a lasting impression on alumnus John Bates ’74 of Communication Action. Bates used lessons learned at Eco U to forge a successful career as a Wisconsin naturalist, writer, blogger, professor and nature guide in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Bates looks back on his days […]