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 […]
UW-Green Bay Professor David Coury (Humanistic Studies, German and Global Studies) recently published “A Clash of Civilizations? Pegida and the Rise of Cultural Nationalism,” in a special issue of German Politics and Society on the rise of right-wing German populism.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is hosting program beginning in Februrary to help middle school students and their families gain a deeper understanding about local immigration. Students will see three films and a theatrical production with follow-up discussion about what leads to immigration. Each event will be hosted by a UW-Green Bay faculty member who […]
Programming begins in February for middle-schoolers, public Green Bay, Wis. — The world is witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record, according to the United Nations High Commission on Refugees. More than 33,000 people are forced to flee their homes daily and more than 65 million forcibly were displaced people worldwide. This displacement is concerning […]
Sarah Schuetze (English and Humanistic Studies) had an article, Mapping a Demon Malady: Cholera Maps and Affect in 1832,” published in the digital journal/magazine Common-Place. It’s about the portrayal of fear in cholera maps from 1832. See the article here.
All members of the UW-Green Bay campus community are invited to participate in a solstice week reflection on earth stewardship from 1 to 2:15 p.m., Friday, December 16 in Rose Hall 220. UW-Green Bay First Nations Studies Prof. Lisa Poupart, and Humanistic Studies and History Prof. David Voelker, will co-facilitate the event. Please be sure […]
UW-Green Bay’s Humanistic Studies Program received a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council for a project: Displacement and Immigration: Through a Different Lens. The funding will be used to help middle school students and their families gain a deeper understanding about global displacement of people as well as local immigration. In partnership with the Neville […]
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.) […]
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. 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 […]