David Voelker (Humanistic Studies and History), who begins his fourth year as co-director of the Wisconsin Teaching Fellow & Scholars program, co-led a workshop last week with Regan Gurung (Psychology and Human Development) at UW Faculty College called, “Reflective Discussion and Transformational Learning.” See the Faculty College 2016 page for details.
Rebecca Nesvet (English) has a new publication: “Teaching Romanticism XVI: Romanticism and the City, Part I,” written with Dr. Catherine Redford (Hertford College, Oxford University) and Dr. Kellie Donovan-Condron (Babson College), at Romantic Textualities. Nesvet discusses teaching the role of St. Petersburgh in FRANKENSTEIN and Green Bay’s own unique, evocative urban snowscapes.
A tornado flattens a small town and Brian Sutton concludes that God might not exist. With the tragic warfare and strife these days, it is as good a time as any to ask whether so much suffering can be considered as evidence against God’s existence. UWGB Prof. Sutton of Humanistic Studies and English composition will help […]
Heidi Sherman (Humanistic Studies) presented the essay (written with Arnold Lelis) “Gorm’s Travels to Gardariki in the 920s” at the invitational conference “Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe” held at Harvard University April 8, 2016. The workshop essays will be published in a collection for undergraduate medieval and world history students, which follows the volume, Portraits […]
The winter issue of the Journal of American History features an article by Vince Lowery (Humanistic Studies/History). The article, titled “‘Another Species of Race Discord’: Race, Desirability, and the North Carolina Immigration Movement,” explores the debate about North Carolina’s short-lived immigration program (1907-1909). Lowery argues that whites in eastern North Carolina, far from being immigration restrictionists, were […]
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Please, take up your civic duty to Athens by participating as a member of the jury in a re-trial of Socrates, son of Sophroniscus of Alopece, from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 30 in MAC Hall 208. The public is welcome to participate. See more from yesterday’s Log post.
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Please, take up your civic duty to Athens by participating as a member of the jury in a re-trial of Socrates, son of Sophroniscus of Alopece, from 5 to 6 p.m. this Wednesday, March 30 in MAC Hall 208. Socrates is charged by Meletus of Pitthos with (a) Refusing to recognize the Gods […]
The Italian film Human Capital plays at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 23 at the Neville Public Museum. This film is based on the American novel by Stephen Amidon, and is a modern day morality tale about class, greed and desire. The screening is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Green […]
Senior lecturer Kevin Kain (Humanistic Studies), recently published “The Moscow Patriarchate (1589-1721): A New Field of Interdisciplinary Research” Modern Greek Studies 30/31 (2015) : 419-445, which he co-authored with Wolfram von Scheliha (University of Leipzig, Germany). Wolfram von Scheliha was a UWGB International Visiting Scholar in Spring 20
Eric Dean Spruth will present the lecture, “The Ultimate Escape Artist,” at 7 p.m. this evening, Monday, Feb. 15 in the Christie Theatre, University Union, UWGB. Spruth is an art therapist who works with inmates in the Cook County Jail in Chicago. He also works on a mural project with juveniles in the Cook County […]