Tag: lectures

Ortiz talk will open spring Great Books series

The Great Books Discussions series is set to begin 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday, Jan. 12, with a talk by Prof. Cristina Ortiz at the Brown County Central Library, downtown. Members of the UW-Green Bay Humanistic Studies faculty will lead the discussions. The month-by-month spring lineup is as follows: Jan. 12 — Life is a Dream […]

Reminder: Sen. Johnson visits campus

U.S. Senator Ron Johnson will appear on campus for a town hall-style meeting as invited by student government leaders later today (Tuesday, Nov. 24) from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. in the Union’s Christie Theatre. For details, http://news.uwgb.edu/log-news/announcements/11/19/sen-ron-johnson-to-hold-town-hall-here-on-tuesday/  

Inclusive Excellence site lists certificate details, Feb. 6 workshop, Mallett talk

Check out the Inclusive Excellence Certificate Program webpage to register for interesting and informative workshops and lectures scheduled in February and March. Your RSVP will ensure that you have a seat at these popular lectures and workshops. The first workshop on Feb. 6 focuses on understanding how inclusive excellence is creating change at UWGB — with an engaging […]

Faulty note: Shelton

Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton of  Democracy and Justice Studies spent the past week as a Visiting Scholar for UW-Madison’s Havens Center for the Study of Social Justice. As part of the program, Shelton gave two public lectures which connected his research to contemporary politics. The talks were titled “’Compulsory Unionism’ in the Public Sector: Free […]

Aldrete back from lectures at Iowa, Minnesota, Miami, DePauw and Oberlin

Historian and classicist Gregory S. Aldrete, professor of Humanistic Studies, is maintaining a busy schedule as one of two Joukowsky National Lecturers for 2014-15. The lectureship is sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America, the leading professional association of archaeologists. Last week, Aldrete delivered public lectures at the University of Iowa, the University of Minnesota, […]

Paine actor, history prof to headline fall Historical Perspectives lecture events

UW-Green Bay’s long-running Historical Perspectives Lecture Series will feature live performance and academic discussion during its recently announced fall events, taking place Wednesday, Oct. 8 and Thursday, Oct. 23. During the first event, dramatist and actor Ian Ruskin will perform his original play, To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine, at […]

Beer here! Prof. Boswell to moderate Neville lecture series

Historian Caroline Boswell, associate professor of Humanistic Studies, will be the moderator of what should be an intellectually intoxicating lecture series at The Neville Public Museum in downtown Green Bay. The series relates to the Neville’s current social-history exhibit, “From Agriculture to Tavern Culture,” over the next several weeks. The first talk is on “German […]

More details — and a date change — for spring Historical Perspectives lectures

The man behind the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series, Prof. Harvey Kaye of Democracy and Justice Studies, informs us of one date change (April 9 to April 16) and correct times for this spring’s lectures by distinguished visiting authors Sam Pizzigati and Julia Irwin. We have corrected our earlier post to reflect the updated info.

Lineup for spring 2014 Historical Perspectives Lecture Series

Prof. Harvey Kaye of Democracy and Justice Studies shares this reminder for fans of the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series regarding the scheduled third and fourth programs of the academic year. Here’s the lineup: • Wednesday, April 16 (note new date) — Veteran labor journalist Sam Pizzigati, an associate fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies […]

UW-Green Bay hosts innovative Argentine ‘cartonera’ publishers

Two principals of the Buenos Aires-based publishing house Eloísa Cartonera — which pioneered a new economic model with the unique art form known as cartonera books — are visiting UW-Green Bay this week for workshops, presentations and readings. Founders María Gómez and Washington Cucurto will begin their five-day stay with a presentation at 5 p.m. […]