Tag: humanities

UW-Green Bay and the Packers partner up for a history class

This fall, UW-Green Bay humanities and history students get to study the early Green Bay Packers history. Heidi Sherman, chair of the history department at UW-Green Bay, warned that the class is going to be challenging, and involve a lot more than just a regular classroom setting. The course allows approximately 70 students to research the […]

Half-day summer program by Education Outreach and Jennifer Young

UW-Green Bay Education Outreach is offering a half-day program on July 12, 2018 titled “Discipline Run Amok: How Prison-Like Schools, Puritanical Dress Codes and Zero Tolerance Policies are Ruining High School and What We Can Do About It.” UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jennifer Young (Humanities) will facilitate this session. Young is a former high school teacher […]

Faculty note: Dean Chuck Rybak publications

Dean of UW-Green Bay’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Chuck Rybak, is the author of a number of new publications and initiatives: Author of a MLA publication, “Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities,” a collection of keywords on various topics. Author of an entry for “Poetry.“ His class assignment, “Character Networks for Low-Fi Lovers” is […]

Fulbright scholar, Amber Foster, heads to Austria next year

Amber Foster at Commencement

History/Humanities double major Amber Foster was awarded a prestigious Fulbright grant to work as a teaching assistant in Austria for the next academic year. Foster, from Big Bend, Wis., will be teaching English at two schools, The Bundeshandelsakademie und Bundeshandelsschule BHAK BHAS Feldbach (a business school) and The Bundes-Oberstufenrealgymnasium BORG Feldbach (a secondary school with a general […]

UW-Green Bay History program selected to receive the 2018 Regents Teaching Award

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Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay History program has received the University of Wisconsin 2018 annual Regents Teaching Excellence Award (in the department/program category). Watch the video of the award presentation. “This is quite an honor,” said UW-Green Bay Prof. Heidi Sherman, Chair of the History program. “Every year, each of the […]

Prof. Jeffreys publishes new book

UW-Green Bay Prof. Derek Jeffreys’ (Humanities, Religion) new book on jails and human dignity — America’s Jails: The Search for Human Dignity in an Age of Mass Incarceration, NYU Press — is released this week (May 3, 2018). Originating while Jeffreys taught in prisons and jails, this book explores the current crisis in our jail […]

Check out THE HUMAN(ITIES) OF GREEN BAY blog/website

Humanities faculty and students in Spanish 465 Language & Society class, supervised by Assistant Prof. Lorena Sainz-Maza Lecanda, developed THE HUMAN(ITIES) OF GREEN BAY blog/website, which seeks to give voice to the lives and stories of the members of the Green Bay community in an effort to ultimately create an exhaustive catalogue of the city’s […]

Coury moderates ‘E Pluribus unum discussion on faith and culture’ Thursday, April 26

Prof. David Coury (Humanities) will be moderating the next E Pluribus unum discussion on faith and culture this Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the Richard Mauthe Center. Representatives from the Hmong, Somali and First Nations communities will discuss the intersection of faith and culture and what it means for our multicultural society.