Tag: Historical Perspective Series

Kaye gets shoutout from friend Brookhiser over speaking gig

Nationally renowned author, historian and political analyst Richard Brookhiser — who lectured here this fall as part of Harvey Kaye’s Historical Perspectives Lecture Series — mentioned his friend in a December 10 tweet: UW-Green Bay’s Kaye will deliver commencement address – via @uwgreenbaynews  Will invoke Thomas Paine, if I know the speaker. We told you […]

Busy Tuesday

The history of holism and its contrasts with our current health care system will be the topic of the first After Thoughts presentation of the 2015-16 series tonight (Oct. 6). Associate Professor of Nursing T. Heather Herdman is the featured speaker at the event 5 to 7 p.m. at the Weidner Center. With a reception, […]

Meanwhile, Kaye prepares to host Brookhiser visit


Another fan of Thomas Paine is Richard Brookhiser, historian, author and nationally known conservative intellectual, who’ll be on campus for a Historical Perspectives Lecture Series appearance at 7 p.m. next Tuesday (Oct. 6) in the University Union. His campus host, Prof. Harvey Kaye of Democracy and Justice Studies, is promoting the lecture. He offers a […]

UW-Green Bay hosts Lincoln lecture by leading conservative voice

Nationally renowned historian and journalist Richard Brookhiser — senior editor of the National Review, a respected voice of the conservative movement and author of biographies of Washington, Hamilton and, now, Lincoln — will speak Tuesday evening, Oct. 6, in a free public lecture at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Brookhiser’s topic is “Founders’ Son: A […]

More Phactoids: Buried forest, teaching awards, Spielmann on ‘Noon Ball’

The countdown to our 50th anniversary continues. New since our last edition of the Log: • About 12,000 years ago, the UWGB campus was a cool-weather boreal forest, advancing north as the glaciers retreated. Then, the glaciers came back, burying that forest a few dozen feet below the paths, trees, lawns and roads that occupy […]

30th anniversary of the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series

Prof. Harvey J. Kaye of the Center for History and Social Change advises campus and community to mark their calendars for two big events this fall marking both 50 years of UW-Green Bay and 30 years of the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series: • Oct. 6, 7 p.m., Christie Theatre
 – Richard Brookhiser, senior editor of […]

Monday’s Historical Perspective: ‘The New Jim Crow’


Rachel Watson, a faculty member with the African-American Studies program at the University of Illinois, Chicago, is the featured guest lecturer Monday (April 20) as part of UW-Green Bay’s Historical Perspectives Lecture Series. Watson will speak at 12:45 p.m. in the Union’s Christie Theatre. Her topic is “The New Jim Crow? Figuring the Past in […]

Free talk by national columnist Nichols is set for Tuesday

Just a reminder: Nationally known political writer and journalist John Nichols will address the topic “Socialism in America” as the next installment in UW-Green Bay’s long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series. Nichols’ talk, free and open to the public, takes place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 in the Christie Theatre. Nichols has worked as associate […]

Socialism gets a bad rap, guest speaker Nichols will argue


Nationally known political writer John Nichols will address the topic “Socialism in America” in the next installment of UW-Green Bay’s long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series. Nichols’ talk, free and open to the public, takes place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the Christie Theatre of the University Union. Nichols has worked as associate editor […]

Author Nichols to address ‘Socialism in America’

Nationally known political writer and journalist John Nichols will address the topic “Socialism in America” as the next installment in UW-Green Bay’s long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series. Nichols’ talk, free and open to the public, takes place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 in the Christie Theatre of the UW-Green Bay University Union. Nichols has […]