Tag: English

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 […]

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 […]