Tag: humanities

Faculty note: Prof. Jeffreys presents new title at UntitledTown

Prof. Derek S. Jeffreys (Humanities and Religion) will be presenting at the UntitledTown Book Festival, this week. He will talk about his new book on dignity and jails, presenting on “America’s Jails: The Search for Human Dignity in an Age of Mass Incarceration” on Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m. in the KI Center.

Reminder: ‘Bringing the Humanities to the Community’ is April 23

National leader in humanities education and community partnerships, Vivé Griffith, the former Director of Free Minds, Austin, will speak on campus, April 23, 2018 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Christie Theatre. Her presentation is “Bringing the Humanities to the Community: Lessons from Free Minds Austin.” She will cover: What value can humanities education have for […]

Reminder: Please attend the Civic Action Open Forum, Friday, April 20

Are your students working on research or service projects in the community, or serving as interns? Do you wonder how we can support and cultivate work that connects our campus to the outside world and helps prepare students for a future of contributing to the broader public good? Did you hear a rumor that there […]

Reminder: Last UntitledTown Meet & Greet is Thursday, April 5

The last pre-UntitledTown Festival Meet & Greet is this Thursday, April 5, at 6:30 at Titletown Tap Room, and features three UW-Green Bay talents who will be reading their work: UW-Green Bay Instructor Tara DaPra (Composition), alumnus Ami Irmen ’04 and current student Robert Zeise. Board members, alumnus Brian Simons and UW-Green Bay faculty member […]

Reminder: Women’s History Month podcast extravaganza, April 5, 2018

It’s a live podcast extravaganza in the Common Grounds Coffeehouse! As part of Women’s History Month, the Phoenix Studios podcast “Serious Fun” will record its final episode in a three-episode series featuring all-female panels discussing gender issues and the female experience in popular culture. The event is Thursday, April 5 from 6 to 7 p.m. […]

Film screening: ‘Hell on Earth: the Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS, Monday, April 9

On Monday, April 9, 2018, the Center for Middle East Studies and the Humanities program will present a screening of Sebastian Junger’s documentary Hell on Earth: the Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS at 6 p.m. in the Christie Theater, University Union. The screening and discussion are free and open to the public.

Two new authors joining UntitledTown

UntitledTown Book and Author Festival recently announced two authors that will be joining in on the events this month: Nicholas Carr writes about technology and culture in books and essays. His new book, Utopia is Creepy, collects his best writings from the past dozen years, providing an alternative history of our tech-loving time. He will be the […]

Please attend the ‘Humanities Faculty Forum’

Join UW-Green Bay Humanities faculty members for the Humanities Faculty Forum, Friday, April 13 from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. in Room 103 of the University Union. Assistant Prof. Lorenza Sainz-Maza Lecanda will present “Language and Identity: The Case of Preverbal Information Focus in Basque Spanish” and Assistant Prof. Emily Ransom will present, “Fugitive Poetry and […]

Faculty note: Denise Sweet has collection to be read during National Poetry Month

Anishinaabe poet Denise Sweet has a long resume that spans a career as an academic (as a professor of Humanistic Studies, Creative Writing and First Nations Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay), a performer, and a writer, and she served as Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate from 2004–2008. Palominos Near Tuba City combines a selection of […]

Save the date: Civic Action Open Forum, Friday, April 20

Are your students working on research or service projects in the community, or serving as interns? Do you wonder how we can support and cultivate work that connects our campus to the outside world and helps prepare students for a future of contributing to the broader public good? Did you hear a rumor that there […]