Eric J. Morgan, assistant professor of Democracy and Justice Studies, recently published an article, “Whores and Angels of Our Striving Selves: The Cold War Films of John le Carré, Then and Now,” in the March 2016 issue of the Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television. An expanded version of a paper delivered at the […]
UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye of Democracy and Justice Studies was a featured speaker for a Wednesday (Jan. 6) event at the FDR Presidential Library in New York marking the 75th anniversary of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” address. A recording of that discussion (including a rare, vintage excerpt of the original FDR speech) is […]
First-year students Haley Falcon, Wynne Larson and Emily Poull really got into their first-year GPS seminar with historian Heidi Sherman of the Humanistic Studies faculty. The students chose to make a five-minute video on ‘Daily Life of Viking Women’ to cap their semester’s historical studies. Kind of interesting, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sc7xfnV9F7o
This past weekend the web exhibit Beneath the Covers: The Art of the Imperial Russian Book (http://www.beneaththecoverswebex.com/ )— to which historian and Senior Lecturer Kevin Kain of Humanistic Studies contributed — was officially opened at the annual meeting of the Association for Slavic Eastern European and Eurasian Studies. The exhibit is a project of Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens […]
“The Flax Project” was the topic of UW-Green Bay Profs. Heidi Sherman and Alison Gates in a slide-illustrated presentation offered as part of the After Thoughts series at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.
The re-creation of the ancient processing technique of turning flax to linen will be a topic of UW-Green Bay’s next After Thoughts presentation of the 2015-16 season. UW-Green Bay Associate Professor of Medieval History and Archeology, Heidi Sherman, and Associate Professor of Fiber Arts, Alison Gates, will present “The Flax Project” Tuesday, Nov. 3, in […]
Kevin Kain, senior lecturer in Humanistic Studies (History), has published “Abbots and Artifacts: The Creation of National Identity at Resurrection ‘New Jerusalem’ Monastery in Nineteenth-Century Russia” and it has appeared in Ines Angeli-Muzaka ed., Monasticism in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Republics (New York: Routledge, 2015). The book is the latest in the Routledge […]
At 7 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 21) at the Neville Public Museum, historian and Associate Provost Clif Ganyard will introduce the screening of the Academy Award-winning Polish film Ida as part of the Green Bay Film Society international series. Ida tells the story of a young woman who is about to take her vows as a […]
The Great Books discussion series organized by the Humanistic Studies academic unit continues Tuesday (Oct. 13) when European and Russian history specialist Kevin Kain of the faculty will lead discussion of Dostoevsky’s Notes from the Underground. The free public event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the main downtown branch of the […]
Classics Prof. Gregory S. Aldrete, Humanistic Studies, recently had his third video lecture course published by The Teaching Company/The Great Courses. This one is titled “History’s Great Military Blunders and the Lessons They Teach.”.