Tag: humanities

Faculty note: Prof. Meacham has featured fiction piece published

UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English/Humanities) has the featured fiction piece, “Descending,” in the online journal 7x7la. According to the editors, the magazine was “launched to facilitate a new kind of interdisciplinary collaboration. Each 7×7 invites one visual artist and one writer to engage in a two-week creative conversation. The format, inspired by Surrealist games […]

UW-Green Bay students and faculty contribute to latest Voyageur issue

The Summer/Fall 2018 issue of Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review is now available. The magazine is published by the Brown County Historical Society in close collaboration with UW-Green Bay. Associate Prof. David Voelker (Humanities and History) is the editor-in-chief and served as the current issue’s editor. Professor Toni Damkoehler (Design Arts) was the art director […]

Mark your calendars: UntitledTown 2019 is April 26-28

UntitledTown Co-President and UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English, Humanities) is pleased to announce that the third annual UntitledTown Book and Author Festival will be held on April 26-28, 2019, in various venues around Green Bay. Authors, teachers, students, arts activists, bookmakers, storytellers, poets, multidisciplinary performers, librarians and other people of the book are encouraged […]

Faculty note: Prof. Meacham is elected board co-president of UntitledTown

UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English and Humanities) has been elected board co-president of UntitledTown Co., the 501c3 nonprofit that organizes the annual book and author festival in Green Bay. Meacham, one of the Festival founding members and a board member since 2016, previously held roles as the board secretary, programming chair, and marketing/communications chair. […]

Faculty note: Prof. Rebecca Meacham Writer-in-Residence at Write on, Door County

UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English and Humanities) spent a week as the Writer-in-Residence at Write On, Door County, a Juddville, Wis. nonprofit dedicated to classes, events and community outreach for writers and readers in Northeast Wisconsin. In exchange for their residency, writers-in-residence conduct a course or other service in exchange; Meacham’s service entailed forging […]

Faculty note: Prof. Rebecca Meacham featured writer at Bastille Day Midsummer’s Music event

On July 13, 2018 UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English and Humanities) was the featured writer at the Bastille Day Midsummer’s Music event in Ephraim, Wis. In partnership with Midsummer’s Music, a Write On, Door County writer reads a work inspired by music being performed. Meacham read a new nonfiction piece, “Feather Rousing,” in response to “Trio in G […]

Faculty note: Prof. Derek Jeffreys talks about America’s jails

“Nearly 12 million people pass through America’s jail system every year. Many of them are never convicted of a crime, but they can spend anywhere from a couple of months to several years incarcerated, according to Prof. Derek Jeffreys (Humanities, Religion), author of “America’s Jails: The Search for Human Dignity in an Age of Mass […]

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 […]