Tag: humanities

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 […]

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, Green Bay Campus. The book is available at The Phoenix Bookstore. This book relates to a semester-long celebration of the legacy of Alexander von Humboldt, whose 250th birthday anniversary […]

Standing-room only for climate talks last week

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Climate change talks, demonstrations and presentations were held across the globe last week and were popular at UW-Green Bay as well. On Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, 13 faculty members presented 15-minute talks on a unique set of topics, primarily from the perspectives of the Humanities and Social Sciences. See the full schedule. Photo above, Associate […]

Faculty note: Prof. Rybak’s mixtape arrives Friday, Sept. 20

UW-Green Bay Prof. Chuck Rybak, whose most recent works include two books of poetry, a work of short fiction, and a collection of essays focusing on higher education, has released his first free-for-download original mixtape. The work, titled Hot Wings, arrives this Friday at 12:01 a.m. and is available for consumption at Soundcloud. Word is, it serves […]

Faculty note: Prof. David Voelker publishes book with Oxford University Press

UW-Green Bay Prof. David Voelker (History and Humanities) recently published The Powhatans and the English in the Seventeenth-Century Chesapeake with Oxford University Press. The book is part of the Debating American History series, which Voelker co-edits. Five other titles, edited by Voelker, were also published in July. See more.