Followed by Public Talk by Firefighter and Author David Sieg Green Bay, Wis. — Twenty-eight UW-Green Bay History students will shine a light on a near-forgotten event in Green Bay history, the Great Green Bay Fire of Sep. 20, 1880. The ‘Twitter Reenactment’ of the Great Green Bay Fire of 1880 will take place Wednesday, […]
UW-Green Bay Senior Lecturer Kevin Kain (Humanities, History) has an article, “New Jerusalem” in Seventeenth Century Russia: The Image of a New Orthodox Holy Land” published in the French journal Cahiers du Monde Russe 58/3 (2017). An interdisciplinary journal, the Cahiers du Monde Russe covers the political, social, economic and cultural (especially literary) history of the Russian […]
GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series continues with ‘Miles Davis’ Birth of the Cool’ on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall. This event is free and open to the public. Performers will recreate the 1957 album “Birth of the Cool” — a […]
It’s a great example of interdisciplinarity and of teaming with peers from across the UW System. Prof. Regan Gurung (Human Development, Psychology) and Associate Prof. David Voelker (History, Humanities) published the book, “Big Picture Pedagogy: Finding Interdisciplinary Solutions to Common Learning Problems: New Directions for Teaching and Learning,” with contributions from faculty across the UW […]
About 100 people attended a ribbon-cutting for the new Viking House on campus, Saturday, Oct. 28. Fox 11 was on site during the ceremony.
“A replica Viking house, the product of years of travel and research by a Wisconsin couple, has a new home at UW-Green Bay.” The Green Bay Press-Gazette featured Elspeth and Owen Christianson, donors of the structure. “Formerly of Stratford, who brought a love of history and historical reconstruction to their relationship when they married more than 40 years […]
UW-Green Bay held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for it’s newest addition, a one-of-a-kind Norwegian Viking house. WTAQ covered the story. The home was donated by Owen and Elspeth Christianson. The pair have been studying Scandinavia’s Viking age for more than 40 years. The pair hand built the replica home and donated it to UW-Green Bay.
UW-Green Bay students who used to visit a Viking House near Marshfield, Wis. would call the trip the most memorable of their time at UW-Green Bay. Now students will have the opportunity to walk out of their classroom door to get a chance to “live” the 11th-centruty Viking experience. It’s reconstruction week for the Viking […]
Reconstruction of the Viking House began Monday, Oct. 23. Donors Owen and Elizabeth Christianson, will give a presentation Wednesday (Oct. 25) evening in Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on the history of the house and why they are donating it to UW-Green Bay. On Saturday, Oct. 28, the […]
A piece of Scandinavian history is finding a home on the campus of UW-Green Bay. Crews are busy reassembling the replica Viking house that was donated. Fox 11 did a fantastic job with the story.