Tag: History

Faculty Publication, Eric Morgan

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 […]

Video: Kaye’s remarks at FDR Library for 75th anniversary

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 go Viking

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

Faculty note: Kain contributes to national web exhibit on Imperial Russia

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 […]

Sherman, Gates present The Flax Project in ‘After Thoughts’ talk Nov. 3

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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 […]

Faculty note: Kain publication


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 […]

Ganyard, Film Society host screening of Polish/Jewish story, Ida


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 […]

Great Books series resumes with Kain on Dostoevsky


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 […]