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 […]
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 […]
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. 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 […]
Imagine trying to compose a 50,000-word novel on deadline. Pecking away on a keyboard for hours on end, while competing with 17 other students in a cramped classroom for power outlets and a few comfortable chairs. Obviously not the ideal conditions for concentration and creativity. However, for every trial is a resolution. Providing an educational […]
UW-Green Bay Theatre, Dance and Music personnel are excited to share a sneak peak into their 2016-17 line-up. “We are happy to announce that we will be producing Brian Sutton’s Searching for Romeo, which was previously produced as part of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival. A New York Times reviewer described it as […]
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.
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 […]
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 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 […]