Tag: English

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 […]

‘Revise the Room’ fundraiser nears goal

The “Revise the Room” fundraiser has nearly reached its goal of raising $6,000 to purchase new chairs for Theater Hall 378. This room is used by students in English 305: Novel Writing Workshop who are challenged with writing a 50,000 word novel draft by the end of the semester. To learn more, visit their Facebook […]

Reminder: ‘Give a Kid a Chair’ campaign

Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English) and her students have been working hard to raise funds for an improved writing space on campus. They still need some urgent help or students “will be sitting in decades-old, hard metal chairs” again this semester, while trying to complete 50,000-word novels. Read why Meacham is passionate about this classroom renovation […]

Prof. Rybak is partner in humanities grant project

Prof. Chuck Rybak (Humanistic Studies, English) is a partner in a $325,000 NEH Digital Humanities Implementation Grant, awarded to the Graduate Center at CUNY, to explore and extend classroom applications for the Commons in a Box platform. Rybak and other HUS faculty have been using the software collaboratively in classroom settings for the past few years, and the […]