Tag: humanities

New Canonball podcast mini-episode available for listening

In this Canonball mini-episode, Dean Chuck Ryback (College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) and Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology) talk about their last episode on Pandora, discuss some modern great works and share some unpopular opinions in a new segment called “Unpopular.” Plus, Martin talks with Assistant Prof. Nolan Bennett about his new book. Canonball is […]

UntitledTown receives grant from Green Bay Packers

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On Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, the Green Bay Packers Foundation awarded a record $1 million to 192 civic and charitable groups across Wisconsin as part of its annual distribution of grants. UntitledTown, an annual book and author festival in Green Bay, was awarded one of the grants, which was accepted by UW-Green Bay Prof. and […]

UW-Green Bay Professor Meacham nominated for Pushcart Prize

UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English, Humanities and Women’s and Gender Studies) was nominated by the literary journal Gigantic Sequins for the Pushcart Prize for her short nonfiction piece “Feather Rousing.” Meacham was selected as one of five pieces by the journal to be nominated for this award. The piece was written in residence at Write On, […]

Prof. Cristina Ortiz to be honored as a recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award

Prof. Cristina Ortiz (Spanish and Humanities) will be honored as one of 13 recipients of the 2019 Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award on Nov. 7, 2019. The award ceremony takes place in Madison and will be done in conjunction with the Dr. P.B. Poorman Awards for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People ceremony. The […]

Faculty note: Professors Ortiz and Coury contribute to volume of essays

Professors Cristina Ortiz (Spanish and Humanities) and David Coury (German and Humanities) are contributors to a new volume of essays: “Resistiendo al Imperio: nuevas aproximaciones al antiamericanismo desde el siglo XX hasta la actualidad” (Resisting the Empire: New Approaches to Anti-Americanism from the 20th Century to the Present), published in Spain by Silex and edited by […]

Reminder: Friday, Oct. 11 is next Global Studies conversation

Global Studies hosts “Invention of Nature – Alexander von Humboldt’s New World: A Book Discussion,” Friday, Oct. 11, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in MAC 201/Gathering Room on the Green Bay Campus. This book relates to a semester-long celebration of the legacy of Alexander von Humboldt, whose 250th birthday anniversary the world observes in 2019. The […]

‘Voyageur’ accepting applications for spring 2020 interns

“Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review” is now accepting applications for editorial interns for the Spring 2020 semester. “Voyageur,” a nonprofit magazine dedicated to preserving the history of a 26-county area of greater Northeast Wisconsin, is published by the Brown County Historical Society in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Editorial interns will help prepare the […]

History buffs and others enjoy ‘Viking of All Ages’ festival at Green Bay and Manitowoc Campuses

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The Viking House on UW-Green Bay, Green Bay Campus and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences teamed up to provide fun for “Vikings of All Ages” last week, Thursday, Oct. 3. The free Viking Festival event featured three performances by Viking storyteller Adrian Spendlow (United Kingdom) and the Viking wrestling troupe Telge Glima […]

Faculty note: Prof. Coury is invited keynote speaker in North Kosovo

UW-Green Bay Professor David Coury (Humanities, German, and Global Studies) was an invited keynote speaker at the conference “Science Beyond Borders 3” at the University of Priština—Kosovska Mitrovica, North Kosovo. His presentation was entitled “The Winter of our Discontent: Fortress Europe and the Rise of Populism,” dealing with the rise of new borders and the […]