Tag: English

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 […]

Endgame’s Endgame: A pre-show discussion, Thursday, Nov. 15

ENDGAME, a one-act play written by Samuel Becket, will be performed on Nov. 14-17, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fine Arts Theatre, 1 University Drive, Sheboygan, on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus. Tickets are now on sale. Director and Assistant Prof. Thomas Campbell (Theatre) and Associate Prof. Ann Mattis (English) will lead […]

Philosopher’s Cafe to take place on Wednesday, Nov. 14

The next Philosopher’s Cafe will be featuring the topic “Negotiating Human Animals and Non-Human Animals” presented by Assistant Prof. Sarah Schuetze (English) and UW-Green Bay student Joey Prestley on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at Aardvark Wine Lounge in Green Bay. The discussion will explore the ways human animals negotiate and define the limits between themselves and nonhuman […]

Photos: Sold-out TEDxUW-Green Bay looks to return in 2019

TEDx - UW-Green Bay Speakers

On Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, UW-Green Bay held its very first TEDx event. TEDxUW-Green Bay was a collaboration between the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Weidner Center. Co-created and organized by Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science), Ben J. & Joyce Rosenberg Prof. Regan Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) and the Weidner Center’s […]

Cofrin Library celebrates 200th Anniversary of Frankenstein with FRANKENtalks, Oct. 23

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s David A. Cofrin Library will host FRANKENtalks, an evening of mini-lectures presented by UW-Green Bay faculty, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the Library’s fourth floor. The event is free and open to the public. FRANKENtalks will focus on conversations about Mary […]

Major Discovery Day is set for Friday, Oct. 19

Major Discovery Day, hosted by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, is set for Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. This open house day is designed for students with interests in the arts, humanities and social sciences to explore life at UW-Green Bay. Featured programs include: Art Communication English History Law and Criminal Justice Music Learn more about the […]

Faculty note: Prof. Meacham has featured fiction piece published

UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English/Humanities) has the featured fiction piece, “Descending,” in the online journal 7x7la. According to the editors, the magazine was “launched to facilitate a new kind of interdisciplinary collaboration. Each 7×7 invites one visual artist and one writer to engage in a two-week creative conversation. The format, inspired by Surrealist games […]

Mark your calendars: UntitledTown 2019 is April 26-28

UntitledTown Co-President and UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English, Humanities) is pleased to announce that the third annual UntitledTown Book and Author Festival will be held on April 26-28, 2019, in various venues around Green Bay. Authors, teachers, students, arts activists, bookmakers, storytellers, poets, multidisciplinary performers, librarians and other people of the book are encouraged […]

Faculty note: Prof. Meacham is elected board co-president of UntitledTown

UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English and Humanities) has been elected board co-president of UntitledTown Co., the 501c3 nonprofit that organizes the annual book and author festival in Green Bay. Meacham, one of the Festival founding members and a board member since 2016, previously held roles as the board secretary, programming chair, and marketing/communications chair. […]

Faculty note: Prof. Rebecca Meacham Writer-in-Residence at Write on, Door County

UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English and Humanities) spent a week as the Writer-in-Residence at Write On, Door County, a Juddville, Wis. nonprofit dedicated to classes, events and community outreach for writers and readers in Northeast Wisconsin. In exchange for their residency, writers-in-residence conduct a course or other service in exchange; Meacham’s service entailed forging […]