LatinX: Beyond the Gender Binary, Tuesday, Oct. 2

When did Latino become Latinx? What does the X mean? Get your questions answered at this engaging workshop that contextualizes the use of the terms “Hispanic,” “Latina/o,” to present-day “Latinx,” exploring how “Latinx” crafts space beyond the gender binary towards greater inclusivity. The event, Tuesday, Oct. 2 is free and open to the public.

-Session #1: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., 1965 Room, University Union
-Session #2: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Alumni Room (103), University Union

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life, Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, Pride Center, Diversity Task Force and Inclusive Excellence. For more information, contact Claudia Guzmán: guzmanc@uwgb.edu  or 920-465-2464.

Wind Ensemble, Studio Orchestra and Symphonic Band to perform at Weidner Center on Friday, Oct. 19

Presented by UW-Green Bay Music, the Wind Ensemble, Studio Orchestra and Symphonic Band will be performing at the Weidner Center on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Seating is general admission on the main floor. Student tickets are free at the venue box office. Purchase tickets.

Join conductor Associate Prof. Kevin Collins (Music) as he directs the UW-Green Bay’s Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Orchestra for an evening of exciting symphonic music. The Symphonic Band features students from all over campus and performs a high quality and entertaining repertoire. The Wind Ensemble is UW-Green Bay’s premiere concert band, performing a wide range of challenging repertoire both solo and with the UW-Green Bay Orchestra, comprised primarily of stringed instruments. View UW-Green Bay Music’s calendar of events.

Faculty note: Prof. Regan Gurung publishes book on health psychology

UW-Green Bay Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology & Human Development) recently published a new book, “Health Psychology: Well-Being in a Diverse World.” The book introduces students to the main topics and issues in health psychology through a unique perspective focused on diversity. Learn more.

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance invites you to attend ‘The Revolutionists’

“The Revolutionists,” written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Prof. Laura Riddle (Theatre), will be hitting the stage on Oct. 12-13 and 18-19-20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the University Theatre, Theatre Hall, located on the UW-Green Bay campus. Taking place during the Reign of Terror in Paris, France, the play follows playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, Haitian activist Marianne Angelle and former queen Marie Antoinette as they hang out before each of them loses their head.

Tickets can be purchased online, in person at the University Ticketing and Information Center located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union or by phone at 920-465-2400. View the calendar of UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance’s mainstage and studio events

Applications for Instructional Development Institute due by Friday, Oct. 24

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL) and the Instructional Development Council at UW-Green Bay invites applicants to lead workshops and give presentations at the January Instructional Development Institute on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. All materials must be submitted by Friday, Oct. 24, 2018. Learn more.

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Marcelo Cruz publishes article

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Marcelo Cruz (Public and Environmental Affairs) has recently co-authored co-authored a study comparing the urban morphologies of Green Bay, Wisconsin and Albacete, Spain, which was published in the Ería Journal of Geography. The citation: “Transformations of intermediate size cities in the U.S. and Spain: the cases of Green Bay (USA) and Albacete (Spain), co-authored with Francisco Cebrian Abellán in Ería Revista Cuatrimestral de Geograpfia, Vol. 2, pp 183-203, Oviedo, Spain, 2018.

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presents ‘The Revolutionists’ October 12, 13 and 18-20, 2018

GREEN BAY, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presents the play The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 13 and 18-20, 2018 in the University Theatre, Theatre Hall. Tickets can be purchased online.

Paris, France, 1793: The Reign of Terror. Four badass women conspire, plot murder and resist extremist insanity. Join activist playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, Haitian abolitionist Marianne Angelle and former Queen Marie Antoinette as they plot, hand in glove, before each of them loses their head. This irreverent, fantastical comedy examines feminism, extremism, art and how we actually go about changing the world.

Cast:

-Olympe is played by Guinevere Caspar, senior (Musical Theatre and English), West Bend, Wis.
-Marianne is played by Selena Deer, senior, (Theatre Performance and Communication), New Berlin, Wis.
-Marie is played by Haley Ebinal, senior (Theatre Performance and Philosophy), Green Bay, Wis.
-Charlotte is played by Savannah Greiveldinger, junior (Musical Theatre and Design/Technical Theatre), Verona, Wis.

In the photo: clockwise from top left, Selena Deer as Marianne, Savannah Greiveldinger as Charlotte, Haley Ebinal as Marie, Guinevere Casper as Olympe

The play will be directed by UW-Green Bay Theatre Prof. Laura Riddle. Tickets are $22 for adults in advance and $24 at the door, $17 for senior citizens and students in advance and $19 at the door, and $11 for UW-Green Bay students. Tickets can be purchased online at www.weidnercenter.com, at all Ticker Star locations, including online, walk-up or by phone at UW-Green Bay’s University Union Ticketing and Information Center, or by calling 920-465-2400. The venue opens 90 minutes prior to the performance. The play contains strong language and is recommended for ages 12 and older.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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