Tag: humanities

Livingston’s ‘Women who Dare’ on WPT this week

Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston’s (Music) lecture, Women Who Dare, will premiere on Wisconsin Public Television’s Wisconsin Channel at 9 p.m. Thursday, March 9. Women Who Dare and Caroline Boswell’s lecture, Ye Olde Pub: England’s Early Drinking Houses are both available for viewing on The Wisconsin Channel. Each presented in UW-Green Bay’s After Thoughts series.  

Lambeau Lectures

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Despite weather-related travel difficulties, more than 400 UW-Green Bay alumni, students, faculty and staff, including about 100 prospective students and their families attended Lambeau Lectures Monday. The University’s primary goal of the Lambeau Lectures series is to showcase the University’s outstanding, award-winning faculty in the community, while introducing prospective students and their families as to […]

UW-Green Bay helps others see immigration through a different lens

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is hosting program beginning in Februrary to help middle school students and their families gain a deeper understanding about local immigration. Students will see three films and a theatrical production with follow-up discussion about what leads to immigration. Each event will be hosted by a UW-Green Bay faculty member who […]

UW-Green Bay helps others see immigration through a different lens

Programming begins in February for middle-schoolers, public Green Bay, Wis. — The world is witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record, according to the United Nations High Commission on Refugees. More than 33,000 people are forced to flee their homes daily and more than 65 million forcibly were displaced people worldwide. This displacement is concerning […]

Prof. Rybak is partner in humanities grant project

Prof. Chuck Rybak (Humanistic Studies, English) is a partner in a $325,000 NEH Digital Humanities Implementation Grant, awarded to the Graduate Center at CUNY, to explore and extend classroom applications for the Commons in a Box platform. Rybak and other HUS faculty have been using the software collaboratively in classroom settings for the past few years, and the […]

Two upcoming programs by the Humanities Council

Two events funded in part from the Wisconsin Humanities Council (with funds from the national Endowment for the Humanities) comes to UWGB next week. They are both free and open to the public: Wednesday, April 20 – “Power/Fuerza: The Rubble Kings of South Bronx” Filmmaker Shan Nicholson will be on campus to screen his documentary […]

Faculty notes: Coury and Ortiz Ceberio publications

Humanities and Global Studies professors David N. Coury and Cristina Ortiz Ceberio are two of the contributors to the volume The Role of the Humanities in a Time of Crisis edited by Maria Pilar Rodriguez and published this month by Dykinson Press (Madrid). Professor Coury’s study entitled “Searching for home in language and culture in […]

Essay by Theatre, Arts Management grad argues for value of humanities

Chris McDermott, a 2009 graduate in Theatre and Arts Management and former student of Ellen Rosewall and Susan Frost, had an essay published recently at the Arts and Humanities in the 21st Century Workplace website. In it, he argues the arts are vital to vigorous capitalism. http://ah21cw.com/2015/12/the-importance-of-mission-and-steam-in-business-today/

‘Global Terrorism: The World after the Paris Attacks’

UW-Green Bay faculty members in global studies, political science and the humanities will host a panel discussion at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 24) in Phoenix Room C of the University Union. The title of the event is “Global Terrorism: The World after the Paris Attacks.” Each of the four presenters will address the topic from […]

Latino American series resumes with Thursday visit by Ohio State prof


The series “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History” continues this week with the screening of another film segment and a talk by Ohio State University history professor Lilia Fernández, who will facilitate discussion during a program beginning at 6 p.m. this Thursday (Oct. 1) in Theatre Hall 210. Fernández’s research interests include history, immigration, race […]