Tag: humanities

Prof. Rybak named interim Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Provost Greg Davis announced the appointment today (June 19, 2016) of Charles A. Rybak as interim Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. He will provide leadership in the areas of visual and performing arts, humanities, communication, computer and information sciences and social sciences. The Dean is responsible for budget, personnel, curriculum, […]

Exit, stage right: Prof. Brian Sutton takes final bow as commencement announcer

Video Recording (Sutton is recognized at 01:04:37.) When the final graduate of the Class of 2017 made the traditional walk across the commencement stage Saturday, May 13, ended longheld UW-Green Bay tradition: Prof. Brian Sutton completed a 17-year stretch as the person who eloquently, and enthusiastically announced every graduate’s name. Sutton, whose full-time job is […]

Announcing: Humanities scholarship recipients

The Humanities announced student scholarship recipients, recently: Allison Loderbauer – Harold and Edna Bickford Endowed Scholarship Anna Hoesley – Coryl Crandall Memorial Scholarship Emily Ahrens – Thomas E. Daniels Memorial Scholarship Brigitta Kaiser and Brianna Messner – Lise Lotte Gammeltoft Endowed Scholarship

GB Film Society presents ‘Inocente’ May 10

Green Bay Film Society’s “Inocente” will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. At 15, Inocente refuses to let her dreams of becoming an artist be caged by her life as an undocumented immigrant and homeless for the last nine years. Her colorful paintings […]

History with a side of veggies? Coming up.

How about a little medieval history with that side of veggies? The Ancient and Medieval Humanities Club debuted its handmade trebuchet-style catapult at the Humanities Social, Friday afternoon (April 28, 2017) at Lambeau Cottage. After a few minor adjustments and on-site fortifications, onlookers enjoyed watching bio-degradable produce sail into the waters of Green Bay with […]

Humanities catapult makes a splash

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How about a little medieval history with that side of veggies? The Ancient and Medieval Humanities Club debuted its handmade trebuchet-style catapult at the Humanities Social, Friday afternoon (April 28, 2017) at Lambeau Cottage. After a few minor adjustments and on-site fortifications, onlookers enjoyed watching bio-degradable produce sail into the waters of Green Bay with […]

Faculty note: Kevin M. Kain has chapter published

Senior Lecturer Kevin M. Kain (Humanitie, History) recently had his chapter “Deacon Feodor Ivanov as a Follower of Iosif Volotskii or The Enlightener and ‘The Wolf and Predator… Nikon’,” in David Goldfrank, Valleria Nollan and Jennifer Spock eds., Iosif Volotskii and Eastern Christianity: Essays across Seventeen Centuries” published by New Academia Publishing. The chapter analyzes how and […]

UntitledTown ‘exceeded expectations’

“The city turned the final page Sunday on its first-ever UntitledTown book and author festival — and organizers (many of them associated with UW-Green Bay), speakers and attendees are calling it a success. The weekend-long festival drew thousands to various downtown locations with more than 80 events including writer’s workshops, bookbinding classes, panel discussions, author readings, book signings and more. Organizers say every […]

‘Humanistic Studies’ is now ‘Humanities’

Humanistic Studies is currently an academic program and a unit on campus. The name for both has been changed to “Humanities.” The reason for the change is that the program and all the unit’s disciplinary programs are, in fact, all fields within the Humanities. The new name is also more widely recognized.

Humanities under attack: Prof.’s Nesvet and Shelton pen column for Press-Gazette

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (English and Humanities), and Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies), published a guest column in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. The piece argues that recent distortions of history shows the fundamental importance of a broad-based education in the humanities. Nesvet and Shelton argue that narrowly tailoring higher education […]