Tag: Humanistic Studies

Tonight: Italian film ‘Human Capital’ plays at Neville Public Museum

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 […]

Faculty note – Kain publication

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

Reminder: ‘The Ultimate Escape Artist’ lecture on campus tonight

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 […]

‘The Ultimate Escape Artist’ lecture on campus Feb. 15

Eric Dean Spruth will present the lecture, “The Ultimate Escape Artist,” at 7 p.m. 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 Juvenile Temporary […]

Ortiz talk will open spring Great Books series

The Great Books Discussions series is set to begin 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday, Jan. 12, with a talk by Prof. Cristina Ortiz at the Brown County Central Library, downtown. Members of the UW-Green Bay Humanistic Studies faculty will lead the discussions. The month-by-month spring lineup is as follows: Jan. 12 — Life is a Dream […]

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

TV-2: ‘Star Wars’ coincides with UWGB launch of new Sci-Fi track

The release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” comes as students at UW-Green Bay now have the opportunity to add a minor (area of emphasis) in Science Fiction and Fantasy.  The new area of study within Humanistic Studies got prominent play recently in a news report on WBAY-TV 2. The first class, just completed by […]

Philosophers’ Café: We have nothing to fear but…

The next UW-Green Bay Philosophers’ Café has an exceedingly timely topic: “The Perception of Risk.” Epidemiology expert Sue Mattison, UW-Green Bay’s dean of the College of Professional Studies, will be the discussion leader for the gathering from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 9) at St. Brendan’s Inn, 234 S. Washington St. in downtown Green […]

Saxton-Ruiz is next speaker in ‘Latino Americans’ history series

The campus/community series “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History” continues Monday (Dec. 7) with the screening of another film segment and a talk by Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz of the Humanistic Studies faculty. The program begins at 6 p.m. at the Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine St. Saxton-Ruiz will introduce the evening’s installment of the acclaimed […]

Voices of Veterans: Capturing the oral history and spirit of Northeast Wisconsin veterans

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UW-Green Bay students and veterans Ashley Wiles and Sean Gleason have important stories to share. In this case, they are not their own, but the personal, front-line accounts from veterans who served in the United States armed forces in times of conflict. These oral histories provide a personal narrative to future generations so that all […]