Tag: English

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 […]

Faculty note: Prof. Rebecca Meacham featured writer at Bastille Day Midsummer’s Music event

On July 13, 2018 UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English and Humanities) was the featured writer at the Bastille Day Midsummer’s Music event in Ephraim, Wis. In partnership with Midsummer’s Music, a Write On, Door County writer reads a work inspired by music being performed. Meacham read a new nonfiction piece, “Feather Rousing,” in response to “Trio in G […]

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. […]