Tag: humanities

2019 Student Nominated Teaching Award winners

The Student Nominated Teacher Award is an effort of the Instructional Development Council and Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning that recognizes excellent teaching from a student perspective. This year, the committee changed the administration of the award to reflect the breadth and diversity of outstanding teaching that is taking place on this […]

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Eric Morgan appointed new editor-in-chief of ‘Voyageur’

Associate Prof. Eric J. Morgan (Democracy and Justice Studies, History) has been appointed as the new editor-in-chief of Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review. Published by the Brown County Historical Society in cooperation with the UW-Green Bay, Voyageur is a non-profit magazine dedicated to exploring the history of a 26-county area of greater northeast Wisconsin and […]

UW-Green Bay’s philanthropy class announces Casa ALBA Melanie as $10,000 grant recipient

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Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Strategic Philanthropy Class announced today (May, 1, 2019) that Casa ALBA Melanie would be the recipient of a $10,000 grant. The funds for this award were granted by The Learning by Giving Foundation, founded by Doris Buffett. “Leaders of Casa ALBA Melanie are deeply grateful to […]

Pop-up student showcase set for Monday, May 6

A Pop-Up Student Showcase featuring students from Democracy and Justice Studies, History, Humanities, Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs will be taking place at the Weidner Center in Studio 301 on Monday, May 6, 2019 from 12:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. This celebration of student work will include demonstrations, launches, celebrations, presentations and live podcast recordings. […]

Prof. Rebecca Meacham discusses UntitledTown on WPR

Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English, Humanities) was featured on WPR to promote UntitledTown, a book and author festival in Green Bay that boasts many connections to UW-Green Bay. The organizers of the festival discusses the upcoming event and why book festivals matter to the community and local economy. Take a listen.

Open Letter to the File Not Found Squirrel

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This week, Assistant Prof. Jennie Young (English, Humanities, Director of the Writing Center) scripted An Open Letter to the File Not Found Squirrel, celebrating the empathetic furry rodent. Anyone who has used the UW-Green Bay website in any depth since fall of 2012, is likely familiar with the 404 error page and would appreciate Young’s […]

Faculty note: Kevin Kain has new article in publication

UW-Green Bay Senior Lecturer, Kevin Kain, (Humanities and History) has a new article “New Jerusalem and the Politics of Byzantine Renewal in Russia: The Resurrection of the Resurrection ‘New Jerusalem Monastery’ in the Reign of Tsar Fedor Alekseevich (1676-1682)” accepted for publication in a forthcoming special issue of Canadian-American Slavic Studies devoted to “Rethinking Religion […]

Prof. David Coury shares insight on international films in ‘CAHSS and Effect’ article

Prof. David Coury (Humanities) shares his insight on the best international films of 2018 in “The World On Film.” If you loved Roma, here are two other international films you should watch. Prof. Coury is director of the Green Bay Film Society, an International Film Series now in its 19th year, which screens international and independent […]

‘Cultural and Political Images of the Basque Country’ presentation is Tuesday (April 9)

On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, three professors from the University of the Basque Country will be visiting UW-Green Bay. As part of their campus visit, they will meet with faculty and students to discuss potential academic collaborations. In addition, they will give a lecture on “Cultural and Political Images of the Basque Country.” The presentation is scheduled […]