Tag: Global Studies

Thinking globally, writing locally

Students, faculty, staff and visitors are being invited to consider global issues of poverty and development and react — pen in hand, on the spot — to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals on display at the UW-Green Bay campus. Last year, three students in the Global Politics and Society course taught by Assistant Prof. […]

Spots remain for Sept. 26 Dinner Lecture event featuring culture, cuisine of Russia

Registration remains open for the latest installment in the UW-Green Bay Dinner Lecture series, featuring the culture and cuisine of modern Russia. “Russia Today,” featuring UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Katia Levintova, will take place Thursday, Sept. 26 in the Phoenix Room of the UW-Green Bay University Union. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with […]

‘Chechnya: Crossroads and Conflicts’ to be focus of Tuesday talk

“Chechnya: Crossroads and Conflicts” is the title chosen for a roundtable discussion early this week on the contexts and connections between Chechnian nationalism and the recent bombings in Boston. The session is scheduled for Tuesday (April 23), from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room, which is located directly across from the 1965 Room on the second […]

World Affairs Forum opens Friday with session on Egypt

A UW-Green Bay faculty panel will be joined (via Skype) by a University alumnus when a new series, the World Affairs Forum, makes its debut from noon to 1:30 p.m. this Friday (Feb. 10) in the 1965 Room of the University Union. The topic is democracy and change in Egypt. The special guest is 1999 […]

Discussion of Middle East developments is targeted at students

UW-Green Bay students of political science and global studies have been invited to an informal Q&A session at 3:45 p.m. this Wednesday (Feb. 2) in the Cloud Commons cafeteria area of the University Union. (NOTE: As of the day of the event, the location has been moved, to the nearby Phoenix Room B.) Prof. Denise […]

Faculty note: Jill Collins White

Assistant Prof. Jill Collins White (Human Development, Global Studies) has traveled to New Orleans for the annual meetings of the American Anthropological Association. White organized a session this coming Sunday under the broad topic “Centering Youth: Negotiating Intersections, Borders, and Identities.” Participants will offer a comparative analysis of diverse youth coming of age in contexts […]

Prof. Coury contributes to German cinema books

Prof. David Coury of Humanistic Studies and Global Studies contributed a chapter entitled “Contemporary German Cinema through the Lens of Cultural Studies” to the volume Basque/European Perspectives on Cultural and Media Studies published by the University of Nevada-Reno Press. He is also a contributor to the forthcoming New History of German Cinema to be published […]

Faculty/staff note: Coury

Prof. David Coury of Humanistic Studies and Global Studies published “‘Torn Country': Turkey and the West in Orhan Pamuk’s Snow” in the Summer 2009 issue of Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction. The article deals with the tension between Islam and the West in the recent highly acclaimed novel by the Nobel Prize winning writer.