Tag: English

Two new authors joining UntitledTown

UntitledTown Book and Author Festival recently announced two authors that will be joining in on the events this month: Nicholas Carr writes about technology and culture in books and essays. His new book, Utopia is Creepy, collects his best writings from the past dozen years, providing an alternative history of our tech-loving time. He will be the […]

Prof. Young: ‘human empathy can succeed when security systems fail’

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jennifer Young (English Comp./Writing Center) spent close to a decade studying various aspects of American high school life, culminating last year in a book that questions whether high-security schools do students more harm than good. She describes her research for her book, “Rhetoric, Embodiment, and the Ethos of Surveillance: Student Bodies […]

Fox 11 has initial coverage on UntitledTown

After having a successful inaugural event, a local book festival is returning on a larger scale. The UntitledTown Book Festival in Green Bay is scheduled for April 19-22, 2018 at various locations throughout the city. UW-Green Bay faculty, staff, students and alumni are leading the festival to success in year two. Fox 11 had the story. […]

WBAY features UWGB and actors from the London Stage

An English acting troop makes its way across the pond, visiting UW-Green Bay on a tour of the United States. “Instead of bringing students to London, but to bring London here,” UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Emily Ransom told WBAY. Actors from the London Stage are visiting UW-Green Bay last week, bringing their craft to all […]

Critic Gerds: Shakespeare’s ‘Shrew’ masterfully fashioned at UW-Green Bay

“Some people live and breathe acting. They are the embodiment of art, craft, diligence, dedication and precision. And they have fun doing it,” reports critic at large Warren Gerds. “A team of five of those people is walking our way at present — in Green Bay for an exploration and learning experience centered on the […]

Actors from the London Stage visit UW-Green Bay

An English acting troop makes its way across the pond, visiting UW-Green Bay on a tour of the United States. “Instead of bringing students to London, but to bring London here,” says Emily Ransom, Assistant Professor of Humanities and English at UW-Green Bay. Actors from the London Stage are visiting UW-Green Bay this week, bringing […]

Why YOU should plan to see ‘Taming of the Shrew’ March 8 or 9

A little more than two weeks remain before the Actors From the London Stage bring Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew to UW-Green Bay, March 8 or 9. These performances bring high quality London Theatre right to the doorstep of UW-Green Bay at an affordable price. This  experience would normally only be possible in major cities […]

Amazing opportunity to see Actors From The London Stage perform ‘Taming of the Shrew’ March 8-9

On Thursday and Friday, March 8 and 9, 2018 at 7 p.m., the Actors From The London Stage will be performing Shakespeare’s witty, face-paced, hilarious and provocative comedy “The Taming of the Shrew,” at the University Theatre, Theatre Hall, UW-Green Bay. Prior to that, they will be “in residence” working with students across disciplines, engaging […]

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay alumni Golden Apple Award winners

Three outstanding UW-Green Bay alumni were declared Golden Apple Award winners this year. Larry Laraby, ’98 (English and ’07 graduate in MS Applied Leadership), is a 9-12 grade teacher at Preble High School. April Moran ’97 (Elementary Education) is a kindergarten teacher at Cormier Early Education Center. Nick Rusboldt, ’04 (Urban and Regional Studies) and ’09 […]

UW-Green Bay English program publishes ‘Indented’ podcasts

Invites public to submit content for Valentine’s Day broadcast Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay English program announces the launching of Indented — a series of podcasts revolving around a collective love for literature and storytelling. Undergraduate students Emma Fay and Jordan Safranski are the hosts. “Audiences will be entertained by the commentary, […]