Tag: humanities

Riley Garbe stepped on campus as a fifth-grade Phuture Phoenix — He leaves as UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding’

“The Odds Were Stacked Against Me from the Beginning.“ Green Bay, Wis. – Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. Despite surviving a difficult childhood that included witnessing abuse and violence […]

Philosopher’s Cafe, ‘Journeys,’ is Wednesday, Dec. 13

The next Philosopher’s Cafe is Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, from 7 to 8:30 at Titletown Brewery (2nd Floor) Downtown, Green Bay. “Humans love stories about traveling to distant realms and encountering the exotic, the scary, the fascinating. Join Stefan Hall (Humanities) for a discussion of some of his favorite journey-tales from the ancient, medieval and modern world such as Gilgamesh, […]

‘Outstanding Student’ Riley Garbe — Once a Phuture Phoenix, always a Phuture Phoenix


Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. In the fall of 2013, Garbe entered the University on a Phuture Phoenix scholarship, and now his dream will come true as he will […]

Faculty note: Nesvet publications

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Rebecca Nesvet’s (Humanities) article “Missing Persons: Lucy Hutchinson, Feminist Biography, and the Digital Archive” is published in the Chawton Studies in Scholarly Editing: (volume) The Invention of Female Biography, edited by Gina Luria Walker (Abington, UK: Routledge, 2017). Nesvet’s publications this term also include an open-access digital edition of Malcolm Rymer’s […]

Faculty note: Nesvet awarded fellowship

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (Humanities) has been awarded an Everett Helm Visiting Fellowship at the Lilly Library (special collections library at the University of Indiana, Bloomington). In April 2018, at the Lilly Library, Nesvet will study the only two copies of ‘Malcolm J. Errym’ (James Malcolm Rymer)’s serial — A Mystery in Scarlet […]

Faculty note: Coury participates in Islamophobia workshop

UW-Green Bay Prof. David Coury (Humanities/German) was an invited participant at a University of Toronto workshop on Islamophobia in Germany. His presentation, “Integration, Assimilation and the Racialization of Islam,” looked at the rise of right-wing populism and the use of Anti-Semitic and Islamophobic rhetoric in eastern and western Germany. The workshop was supported by cultural […]

Susan Frost interviewed for Journal Sentinel story

UW-Green Bay lecturer and alumnus Susan Frost ’97 (Humanities) says empathy can be a competitive business advantage. She was quoted in a Journal Sentinel column on Nov. 24, 2017 by Steve Jagler. “Susan Frost believes an appreciation of the human condition can be learned. And if it can be learned, it can be taught. ‘You […]

Reminder: Humanities lecture is tomorrow (Nov. 16)

Campus and community members are welcome to attend the “500th Anniversary of the Reformation” event series that Humanities is sponsoring. The final event of the semester is the lecture, “Ignatius of Loyola and the Catholic Reformation,” Prof. Aaron Pidel, SJ, Marquette University. It will be held from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. in Mary Ann Cofrin […]

Faculty note: Jennie Young publication

UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor Jennie Young (Director of English Composition and Writing Center) recently published an article in the journal Peitho: Journal of the Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition. The article, which appears in the fall 2017 issue, is titled “Scapegoats and Aliens: Institutionalized Shame in Divorce Court and […]