Prof. Emerita Louise Witherell (Humanistic Studies), passed away Jan. 16, 2018. Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, from Noon until the time of service at 2 p.m. in Wauwatosa. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Monday Jan. 29, 2018, at Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Wis. See the full obituary.
Provost Greg Davis announced the appointment today (June 19, 2017) of Charles A. Rybak as interim Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. He will provide leadership in the areas of visual and performing arts, humanities, communication, computer and information sciences and social sciences. The Dean is responsible for budget, personnel, curriculum, […]
Humanistic Studies is currently an academic program and a unit on campus. The name for both has been changed to “Humanities.” The reason for the change is that the program and all the unit’s disciplinary programs are, in fact, all fields within the Humanities. The new name is also more widely recognized.
Senior Lecturer Kevin Kain (Humanistic Studies and History) served on a panel of 10 international experts invited to Yale University to discuss “Rethinking Religion in Early Modern Russia” April 7-8. The program was sponsored by the Yale Macmillian Center (European Studies Council) and funded by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation. The full-length version of […]
On Sunday, April 2, 2017 Prof. Derek Jeffreys (Humanistic Studies, religion) was featured on CW 14 Focus, with host Robert Hornacek. They discussed issues related to human dignity. “What I mean by dignity is called ‘inherent dignity,’ that you have value simply because you’re a person,” Jeffreys said. “It’s a value that your parents can’t […]
Several faculty members will be presenting their research at the spring Humanistic Studies Faculty Forum. The time has changed to 3 to 4:30 p.m. but the date and location remain the same — Friday, March 24 in the 1965 Room. Associate Prof. Chris Martin will present “We’re not as Real as We’d like to Think: Spinoza, […]
Writers, readers, teachers, leaders, young adults and children — anyone taken with book culture — save the dates April 28, 29 and 30, 2017 for Green Bay’s first ever “UntitledTown, Book and Author Festival.” Festival organizers are hosting a public press conference at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 29 on the main level of the Brown […]
Several groups on campus are sponsoring upcoming events focusing on immigration and refugees. Events are sponsored by the Diversity Task Force, Women of Color, American Intercultural Center, Office of International Education, Humanistic Studies Academic Program and the Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships. For questions, contact the American Intercultural Center (AIC) at 465-2720. March […]
UW-Green Bay Philosophy undergraduates Sean Gleason, Anna Hoesley, Joseph Prestley and Michael Lahti, will present their research at this year’s Wisconsin Philosophical Association meeting in Madison on Saturday, April 29. The meeting invites philosophical research from across the state, and submissions are blind peer-reviewed. UW-Green Bay earned the highest number of accepted submissions of any […]
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.