Tag: German

Faculty note: Prof. David Coury presents paper at German Studies Association Conference

Prof. David Coury (Humanities, German, and Global Studies) presented a paper entitled “AfD, Pegida and Cultural Nationalism” as part of a three-day workshop on transdisciplinary approaches to right-wing populism at the German Studies Association Conference in Pittsburgh. Coury is also part of an international research group based at the University of Toronto, which is studying populism and […]

Tips for incoming freshmen from a fellow student

Madeline Jensen, a UW-Green Bay junior studying Political Science, Democracy and Justice Studies, German and Education, knows something about starting college. In her article, she lists things that every freshman should know upon starting their higher education path. Read more at Pearson Students.

Alumna Lasee receives prestigious Merit Award

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay alumna Melanie Lasee ’96 (German). Lasee received the prestigious state Wisconsin Association for Language Teachers Recognition of Merit Award for 2017, a statewide award presented annually to language teachers in the state, who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and made significant contributions to the language teaching profession. A gifted and dedicated German teacher at Ashwaubenon High […]

Faculty note: Coury participates in Islamophobia workshop

UW-Green Bay Prof. David Coury (Humanities/German) was an invited participant at a University of Toronto workshop on Islamophobia in Germany. His presentation, “Integration, Assimilation and the Racialization of Islam,” looked at the rise of right-wing populism and the use of Anti-Semitic and Islamophobic rhetoric in eastern and western Germany. The workshop was supported by cultural […]

German election discussion includes special guest

Join Prof. David Coury (German, Humanities and Global Studies) and special guest, Prof. Melanie Kintz from the University of Chemnitz (Germany) via skype and others for an important discussion, “German Federal Elections: Predictions and Implications for the Future.” The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 103 of the […]

Faculty note: Prof. Coury chairs doctoral dissertation defense tribunal

In July, UW-Green Bay Prof. David Coury (Humanities, German and Global Studies) was the chair of a doctoral dissertation defense tribunal at the University of Deusto (Bilbao, Spain). The Erasmus Mundus doctoral candidate with her dissertation, “Transcultural Research on the ‘Cultural Other’ in European Films,” sought international distinction before the committee. Coury was joined by two other international faculty members, Prof. […]

Lyrik und Lieder: An Evening of German Art Song and Poetry

Students in the UW-Green Bay German and Music programs will be performing an evening of “Lyrik und Lieder” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 in newly renovated Studio Arts 101. Music vocalists and German literature students are pairing up for an evening performance of German poetry (Lyrik) and German art songs (Lieder). The vocal students […]

Immigration program is a hit with local school children

Prof. David Coury (Humanistic Studies, German, Global Studies) reports that the first in a series of programs aimed at local students and their families, to help them better understand immigration and global displacement, was well received. The majority of the programs take place at the Neville Public Museum. On Feb. 14, 2017 students were able […]