Tag: Global Studies

Join the Global Studies conversation on South Korea

The second Global Studies Roundtable discussion of the semester will take place from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, in Room 125 of the University Union (lower level). Sunjoo Cho, Director of Gender Budget Research Center at the Korean Women’s Development Institute(KWDI) in South Korea, will lead a discussion on Gender Inequality and Public Policies […]

Tomorrow: A Conversation about Turkey

All are welcome to a Global Studies conversation tomorrow, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 in the World Unity Room (lower level) of the University Union. The discussion will be led by Ozum Yesiltas (Political Science, St. Norbert College), Alison Staudinger (Democracy & Justice Studies, Political Science and Women and Gender Studies, UW-Green […]

Faculty notes: Coury and Ortiz Ceberio publications

Humanities and Global Studies professors David N. Coury and Cristina Ortiz Ceberio are two of the contributors to the volume The Role of the Humanities in a Time of Crisis edited by Maria Pilar Rodriguez and published this month by Dykinson Press (Madrid). Professor Coury’s study entitled “Searching for home in language and culture in […]

‘Global Terrorism: The World after the Paris Attacks’

UW-Green Bay faculty members in global studies, political science and the humanities will host a panel discussion at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 24) in Phoenix Room C of the University Union. The title of the event is “Global Terrorism: The World after the Paris Attacks.” Each of the four presenters will address the topic from […]

Faculty note: Ortiz, Coury publication

Prof. Cristina Ortiz, Humanistic Studies (Spanish) and Global Studies and Prof. David Coury, Humanistic Studies (German) and Global Studies co-authored a chapter in the new volume African Immigrants in Contemporary Spanish Texts: Crossing the Straits. Their article, “Unveiling Spain: Representations of the Female Body as a Metaphor for Contesting Orientalist Ideology,” looks at the works of […]

Katia on Cuba: Professor offers take on historic shift in relations

Associate Professor and UW-Green Bay Political Science and Global Studies Chair Katia Levintova on Wednesday (Dec. 17) helped explain the day’s big news of changing U.S. relations with Cuba in an interview with WBAY, Action 2 News. “The embargo’s not going to be lifted right away, but there is the conversation about having this particular […]

Kurds the topic of next Global Studies Roundtable

Ozum Yesiltas, an assistant professor of political science at St. Norbert College, will address “The Kurds and the Situation in the Middle East” at the next Global Studies Roundtable Discussion at UW-Green Bay. The free session, open to all, runs from 1 to 2:30 p.m. this Friday (Dec. 5) in Room 103 of the University […]

In the media: Coury talks ISIL airstrikes with Local 5 News

Associate Prof. David Coury on Tuesday (Sept. 23) shared his expertise in Middle East affairs with Local 5 News’ Jenn Sullivan, as part of a story about airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Coury, a Humanistic Studies (German) and Global Studies faculty member who co-directs UW-Green Bay’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies, told Sullivan the […]

Coury presents on ‘European Cultural Plurality’ in Portugal

Prof. David Coury of Humanistic Studies, German and Global Studies presented a talk — “United in Diversity? European Cultural Plurality in the 21st Century” — at the biannual conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI) in Porto, Portugal this August. His article, “Ways of Belonging: Navid Kermani and the Muslim […]

Reminder: Ukraine discussion, from German perspective

UW-Green Bay’s Global Studies program hosts another Global Studies Issues Roundtable at 2:30 p.m. Friday (March 14) in MAC Hall 101. The topic: Germany’s relations with its Eastern European neighbors. Leading the discussion and offering a European perspective on the political crisis in Ukraine will be Professor Wolfram von Schiliha from the University of Leipzig, […]