Tag: Humanistic Studies

Faculty notes: Coman, Groessl, Rector and Sherman are teaching scholars

The UW-Green Bay Teaching Scholars Program will kick off again next week with four new scholars: Ioana Coman (Information and Computing Science), Joan Groessl (Social Work), Michael Rector (Music) and Heidi Sherman (Humanistic Studies). The Teaching Scholars Program, which started in 1999, brings together faculty and instructional staff from across campus to talk about teaching challenges, to […]

Faculty note: Voelker, Gurung co-present

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.

Faculty publication: Rebecca Nesvet

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.

‘Problem of Evil’ is Philosophy Café topic – April 13

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 […]

Faculty note: Sherman presents essay at Harvard

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 […]

Faculty note: Lowery publications

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 […]

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