Tag: History

GB Film Society presents ‘The Wind that Shakes the Barley’ April 5

Green Bay Film Society’s “The Wind that Shakes the Barley” will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. In 1920, rural Ireland is the vicious battlefield of republican rebels against the British security forces and Irish Unionist population who oppose them. Two brothers […]

Prof. Kaye announces additional speaker in Historical Perspectives Series

Ben Mankiewicz of Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and the Young Turks Network (TYT) has been added to the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series. Mark your calendars for 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 in Rose Hall 250. His topic is Hollywood and Politics. He will join an already-scheduled lineup of John Nichols, national affairs correspondent for The Nation, at […]

UW-Green Bay junior McKenna Kelsey tells her story of transformation in the Lodi Enterprise

She’s an ambitious student at UW-Green Bay, where she studies Political Science and Democracy & Justice Studies, and minors in History, Global Studies and Humanistic Studies. At first, McKenna Kelsey wanted to blend in. Now the junior from Poynette says she’s interested in advocating for people with epilepsy on a global level. Read her story.

Solstice Week Reflection on Earth Stewardship (open to all)

All members of the campus community are invited to participate in a solstice week reflection on earth stewardship. The event will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16 in Rose Hall 220. (The winter solstice falls on Dec. 21; the event is being held a bit early so more students can attend.) […]

The sky is the limit for Sydne Johnson

Sydne Johnson and Prof. Amanda Nelson

The Kenosha, Wis. native dreams of anthropological research in Asia or curating a museum exhibit on East Asian history. Don’t doubt her. In four years she has immersed herself in travel (South Korea), school (double major in history and biology), clubs and organizations and work (as a phone-a-thon caller). As she nears the end of […]

Community Reflection on Empathy and Kindness (Redux) (Open to All)

Based upon the response to the Nov. 18 dialogue, David Voelker will facilitate a repeat session of the community reflection on kindness and empathy. Are you having difficulty finding empathy and kindness following the divisiveness of the recent election? Do you wonder if these things are even possible or desirable, at this time? This nonpartisan […]

Prof. Voelker: ‘The Thanksgiving Myth: The Invention of a National Tradition’

Prof. David Voelker (Humanistic Studies and History) will speak to the Green Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at the Mauthe Center at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 27. His talk, “The Thanksgiving Myth: The Invention of a National Tradition,” will explore the myth of the first Thanksgiving celebration and its relationship to the tradition we now […]

David Voelker leads community reflection Friday

Are you having difficulty finding empathy and kindness following the divisiveness of last week’s election? Do you wonder if these things are even possible or desirable? Please join facilitator David Voelker for a reflective discussion from 11 a.m. to noon, on Friday, Nov. 18 in Wood Hall 410 (Education Center for First Nations Studies, conference […]

Global Studies looks at ‘The Irish Easter Rising 100 Years Later’

The last Global Studies Roundtable Discussion of the fall semester will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 15. The discussion, “The Irish Easter Rising 100 Years Later,” will go over the Irish rebellion that established the Republic of Ireland in 1916, and what that means now, 100 years later. Led by Prof. […]

Humanistic Studies Faculty Forum next week

Two faculty members from Humanistic Studies will be presenting their work from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 in Room 103 of the University Union. Prof. Hye-kyung Kim will present, “Neo-Confucian Metaphysics of Gender” and Prof. Vince Lowery will present, “Finding the Crack in the ‘Golden Door': Investigating the Turn-of-the-Century Southern Immigration Movement.” Please […]