Tag: humanities

Faculty note: Senior lecturer Kevin Kain publication

Senior Lecturer Kevin Kain (Humanities) has recently published two articles in the peer reviewed journal Slavic & East European Information Resources: Kevin M. Kain “Early Soviet Visual Antireligious Propaganda: The Display of Print Images in the Past, Present and Digital Future,” Slavic & East European Information Resources 19, nos. 3-4 (2018): 216-241. This study examines […]

Prof. Aldrete has new book published with Bloomsbury Press

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay Prof. Greg Aldrete (History, Humanities) on publication of his new book, “The Long Shadow of Antiquity: What Have the Greeks and Romans Done for Us,” by Bloomsbury Press. It is It is co-authored with his wife, Alicia Aldrete. Says Prof. Aldrete, “This is a revised and substantially expanded edition of a […]

Faculty note: Prof. Nesvet publication

Rebecca Nesvet’s research article “‘Keep[ing] Time at Arm’s-Length’: Veteran and Vampyre in Varney,” has been accepted for publication in the Routledge volume The Victorian Vampire, edited by Sally Brooke-Cameron (Queen’s University, Canada.) The article explores the representation of the struggles of aging British veterans of the Napoleonic Wars in Varney the Vampyre, a definitive ‘penny […]

UW-Green Bay Prof. Nesvet talks ‘love letters’ with Fox 11


Did you know a love letter doesn’t have to be written by you? Consider dedicating a favorite book or poem to one you love, with a romantic inscription, says UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (Humanities). Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Nesvet spoke with Fox 11’s Rachel Manek, yesterday, about the history of love […]

Next Philosophers’ Café is Wednesday (Feb. 13)

The next installment of the 2018-19 Green Bay Area Philosophers’ Café gatherings is set for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 at 7 p.m. at St. Brendan’s Inn in Green Bay. This gathering will focus on “‘Cultivate our Garden': Contemporizing Candide” and will feature UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (English, Humanities). Learn more about the discussion.  

Green Bay Film Society presents ‘Life Itself’ about critic Roger Ebert, Feb. 6

This Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Neville Public Museum, the Green Bay Film Society will be presenting the documentary Life Itself chronicling the life and career of Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert. Together with Gene Siskel, Ebert brought film reviews and criticism to the public with their syndicated show “Siskel and […]

Green Bay Film Society beings its Spring Series tonight (Jan. 16)

The Green Bay Film Society will begin its Spring series this Wednesday, January 16 at 7 p.m. at the Neville Public Museum with a screening of the Colombian film “Bad Lucky Goat.” This breezy comedy of errors highlights life on the Caribbean island of San Andres. Information about the series can be found at the Neville’s website: https://www.nevillepublicmuseum.org/international-film-series. […]

Amid changes at other schools, UW-Green Bay launches new writing degree

Professor Rebecca Meacham (Humanities, English) has a chance to tell Wisconsin Public Radio listeners about the newly announced UW-Green Bay BFA degree. Why this degree and why now? And why will this have appeal at Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campuses? It’s a great listen. See the press release.

Listen to Prof. Meacham on WPR

Prof. Rebecca Meacham (Humanities) will be the guest on the WPR’s The Morning Show with Kate Archer Kent, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 from 7:35 to 8 a.m. They will talk about UW-Green Bay’s new Bachelor’s of Fine Arts (BFA) announced recently. Why here? Why now?

UW-Green Bay Professor Aldrete to grads: ‘Live with solitude, failure and ignorance’


Since 1995, Professor Gregory Aldrete has been relating the past to the present at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. A professor of Humanistic Studies and History, Aldrete focuses his studies on the Ancient World and what lessons we can learn from history. The following is his address to the UW-Green Bay 2018 Winter graduates. “This […]