Tag: German

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 […]

Hispanic Heritage Month continues

Campus continues to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the following events: Literature discussion between Professors Fernandez Meardi (UW-Green Bay) and Pablo Ruiz (Tufts University) on Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges, commemorating the 30th anniversary of his death. 4 to 5 p.m., Christie Theatre, Oct. 13. (Spanish/English) Want to practice languages? Here is your opportunity. Free and […]

Faculty note: Coury publication

David Coury (Humanistic Studies/German) published an article on the German-Iranian writer Navid Kermani, entitled “Kafka and the Quran: Patriotism, Culture and Post-National Identity” in a monograph devoted to Kermani’s works published in Germany. The article deals with Kermani’s literary and cultural influences from both Germany and Iran and how they have come to inform his […]

National Hispanic Heritage month events, continued

The UW‑Green Bay Spanish program has put together an array of events to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15), and the many contributions of Hispanic/Latinos to the culture of the United States. Among them: Oct. 6: Translation discussion. Prof. Fernandez Meardi & Kolin Jordan from “7 vientos,” a publishing house based in Chicago […]

German film ‘Measuring the World’ is Wednesday at Neville

The Green Bay Film Society’s International Film Series continues this week with a screening of the 2012 German film “Measuring the World,” a fictionalized account of Alexander von Humboldt’s and Carl Friedrich Gauss’ travels and their attempts to “measure the world” in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The film is free and open to […]

Great Books tonight: Coury on My Name is Red


Humanistic Studies’ Great Books discussion series continues tonight (Tuesday, Nov. 10) with a presentation of the novel My Name is Red, a work written by the Turkish Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk. Prof. David Coury (Humanistic Studies and German) will lead the discussion, which starts at 6:30 p.m. at the downtown branch of the Brown County […]