Tag: Humanistic Studies

‘Humanistic Studies’ is now ‘Humanities’

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.

Kevin Kain invited to join panel of international experts at Yale

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 […]

Prof. Jeffreys is featured on CW14 Focus

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 […]

Calling all writers, readers, teachers and leaders: ‘UntitledTown’ is the event for you

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 […]

Upcoming: immigration and refugee awareness events

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 […]

Faculty notes: Philosophy students, Martin recognized

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 […]

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.

Register for Lambeau Lectures: An Evening with the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the Green Bay Packers

One-night event provides glimpse into UW-Green Bay experience GREEN BAY – “Lambeau Lectures: An Evening with UW-Green Bay and the Green Bay Packers,” a free event designed to help prospective students and parents experience the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the Lambeau Field Atrium (1265 Lombardi […]

Immigration program is a hit with local school children

Prof. David Coury (Humanistic Studies, German, Global Studies) reports that the first in a series of programs aimed at local students and their families, to help them better understand immigration and global displacement, was well received. The majority of the programs take place at the Neville Public Museum. On Feb. 14, 2017 students were able […]