Tag: humanities

WRITING LIFE: Teaching Myself to Revise by Tara DaPra in Hippocampus Magazine

“As a student in high school and college, I was plagued by both perfectionism and procrastination. I had no idea how to engage in a good writing process, I underestimated how long work would take, and I worked best under the stress of deadlines.” Lecturer Tara DaPra (English Composition, Humanities) pens this column, in the […]

Bay College announces opening reception for art exhibition featuring UW-Green Bay alumna Terri Warpinski

Bay College announces the exhibition of UW-Green Bay alumna Terri Warpinski’s ’79 (Humantities) “Surface Tension,” which studies landscape as a trace of socio-cultural interaction in three geographical locations around the world. The exhibition runs from Sept. 3 to Sept. 18, 2019. Artist reception is 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 at the Besse Gallery. […]

Students studying abroad meet Nobel Peace Prize winner

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Students on a faculty-led travel course in Poland, lead by Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman (Humanities) and Asst. Director for Study Abroad Jemma Lund, had the opportunity to meet Lech Wałęsa. Wałęsa is a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and he co-founded and headed the Soviet bloc’s first independent trade union, Solidarity. He was also the president of Poland from […]

Faculty note: Prof. Ortiz presents at international conference

UW-Green Bay Prof. Cristina Ortiz (Humanities) was a presenter at the 24th International Conference on Literature and Hispanic Studies that took place in Valencia, Spain on June 26-28, 2019. The topic of her presentation was “Maternidad y violencia politica en la obra de dos escritoras vascas,” an excerpt of her next book dedicated to Basque […]

Faculty note: Prof. Coury paper presentation

UW-Green Bay Prof. David Coury (Humanities, German and Global Studies) presented the paper “Do not disturb my circles! Literary and Cinematic Encounters with Refugees” at the 16th International Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI) at the University of Zaragoza, Spain. This year’s theme for the biannual conference was “Aftershocks: […]

Prof. Greg Aldrete is a featured speaker at free STEAM Engine event, July 10

STEAM Engine IX is Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Neville Museum. And it is free. This interactive event, sponsored in part by UW-Green Bay, features speakers with exciting projects, new business ventures and cutting- edge research. The mission of the STEAM Engine is to improve our creative economy, foster community discussion, […]

New podcast from ‘Humanities+’

Announcing a new episode of Humanities+: “The Student and Professor Voices on Humanities Research and Community-focused Work.” In episode 3 of the Humanities+ podcast, host Rachel Scray interviews students, staff, and professors at the Pop-up Student Showcase event where students in Democracy and Justice Studies, History, and Humanities launched digital projects, curated exhibits, and research […]

Faculty note: Professors Boswell and Levintova encourage journal submissions

“Syllabus Journal” (co-edited by Caroline Boswell/CATL and Humanities and Katia Levintova/DJS) has just published its latest (8:1) issue. In the first 2019 issue, campus readers will find new insights and ideas for courses in communication, service-learning, women and gender studies, and teacher education. Editors hope that UW-Green Bay colleagues will consider being authors and reviewers for the peer-reviewed Journal, especially for […]

Faculty note: Brian Sutton has short fiction publication

Faculty emeritus Brian Sutton (Humanities, English) has been busy in retirement. “Once I retired, I was able to do certain things I hadn’t had time to do while I was working at UW-Green Bay, including volunteer work as an ESL teacher for refugees, mainly from Afghanistan (my wife’s and my winter home these days, Austin, […]