Tag: Fiber Arts

Expert on Viking textiles plans UW-Green Bay talk, workshop

Prof. Eva Andersson Strand of the Center for Textile Research in Copenhagen, Denmark will present on the topic “Textile Production in Viking Age Scandinavia” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday (Nov. 17) in the Christie Theater of the University Union. Andersson Strand, an archaeologist, is described as the world’s leading expert on Viking Age textile […]

Flax now, goats later? Harvest provides history and fiber lesson for UWGB students

UW-Green Bay History and Fiber Arts students had some fun harvesting this year’s flax from the University Union plaza in September. Faculty members Alison Gates, Art and Design, and Heidi Sherman, History, spearhead the interdisciplinary project, which has begun to attract academic notice nationally (and internationally) and yielded invitations to present at workshops in Europe […]