Professor interviewed about new book

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) recently spoke on the “Words Matter Podcast about his new book Take Hold of Our History: Make America Radical Again. Kaye also was interviewed on “The Majority Report with Sam Seder” about his recently released book. Here is the audio only podcast edition.

 

And So We Walked

Learn more about upcoming, ‘And So We Walked’ Nov. 14-16

“And So We Walked: An Artist’s Journey Along the Trail of Tears” is a labor of love. DeLanna Studi weaves together the story of the Trail of Tears in 1838-1839, the walk she and her dad did to walk the northern removal route from her family’s pre-removal homestead near present-day Murphy, NC to their home in eastern Oklahoma, and her efforts to convey the emotional impact and historical and contemporary significance of those events.  “And So We Walked” runs Nov. 14-16, 2019 at Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center. See more, including information about the play and admission.

  • Thursday, Nov. 14  at 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday. Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Additionally, “And So We Walked Together” represents an effort to explore some of the central issues in the play. The sessions below, are free and open to the public.

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 1 to 3 p.m., Christie Theater, University Union, UW-Green Bay. “The Purpose of Our Stories” features performer and playwright DeLanna Studi. The session highlights the role of traditional stories, historical accounts, and stories of personal experiences can play in reaching both the head and the heart.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 12, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Neville Theatre, Neville Public Museum. The panel discussion, “Indian Removal: Loss of Land, Loss of Lives,” will help to bring the story home, to “Wisconsinize” these experiences and help audiences recognize that every nation in Wisconsin experienced their own removal or lived under the threat of removal.
  • Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, 1 to 4:30 p.m., Oneida Nation Community Education Center. Space is limited for the “Historical Research and Writing for the Stage and Screen” workshop.  An all-star cast of educators will lead a workshop in which participants will learn how to develop an idea, engage in appropriate and rigorous historical research, and learn how to tell the story through performance.  Please pre-register.

Please see full event descriptions.

 

UW System presidential search committee named

MADISON, Wis.—President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, Andrew S. Petersen, appointed a nine-member Search and Screen Committee to help identify a successor to UW System President Ray Cross. Cross announced last week he is retiring after a 42-year career in higher education, including serving as UW System president since February 2014.

Regent Vice President Michael M. Grebe will chair the Search and Screen Committee. Other members of the committee are:

  • Rebecca Blank, UW-Madison Chancellor
  • Mike Jones, Regent
  • Edmund Manydeeds III, Regent
  • Regina Millner, Regent Emerita
  • Betsy Morgan, UW-La Crosse Provost
  • Andrew S. Petersen, Regent President
  • Torrey Tiedeman, Student Regent
  • Renée Wachter, UW-Superior Chancellor

For further updates, see wisconsin.edu/presidential-search.

Spring planning for Black History Month and Asian Heritage Month

Spring planning is fast approaching! If you are hosting any events, programming, guest speakers, film showings, book discussions or anything that is related to Black History Month for February 2020 and/or Asian Heritage Month for April 2020, please inform Multicultural Advisor Bao Sengkhammee. In addition, if you have any questions or would like to be a part of the planning committee for those months, please contact Sengkhammee at 920-465-2022 or email sengkhab@uwgb.edu.

Get ready for Phoenix Friday! with ‘Faculty and Staff Appreciation at The Phoenix Bookstore’ Nov. 7

Let’s continue to celebrate Phoenix Fridays… Here’s a good start: Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 will be Faculty and Staff Appreciation at The Phoenix Bookstore. Faculty and Staff will receive 30% off one item when they come to The Phoenix Bookstore. Email 2087mgr@follett.com or call 920-391-6600 if you have questions.

Early era men’s soccer players join Top 50 Most Influential Leaders List

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, Green Bay Athletics added the early era men’s soccer players to its “Top 50 Most Influential Leaders in Green Bay Athletics History” List. The early era, spanning from 1969-1980, saw the men’s soccer team rise to national prominence, playing a vital role alongside men’s basketball to help propel the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay into Division I status. The soccer program competed in the NAIA Area Championships three times, competed in the Division II post-season four teams, including two Final Four appearances and continue to hold records in multiple categories for the men’s soccer team. Green Bay Hall of Fame members from this era include Christian Akiwowo, Chuck Stark, Ivan Delbecchi, Horst Stemke, John Hummel, Mark Wehking, Nezih Hansanoglu, Rick Voightlander, Terry Powers and Zach Papanikola. Green Bay Athletics announces a new member of their “Top 50 Most Influential Leaders in Green Bay Athletics History” list every week during the 2019-2020 academic season to celebrate 50 years of Green Bay Athletics.

Egg Harbor’s PAI Opens Natural Inspiration at Kress Pavilion – Door County Pulse

The Egg Harbor Public Arts Initiative (PAI)—in collaboration with the Kress Pavilion and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery and Cofrin Center for Biodiversity—is opening Museum of Natural Inspiration: Artists Explore the Richter Collection, an exhibition on loan from the Lawton Gallery. It will remain on display through February 2020. An opening reception with refreshments will take place Nov. 5, 4-7 pm. Dan Meinhardt, curator of UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum of Natural History, will introduce the exhibit at 5:45 pm, and Open Door Bird Sanctuary will show live raptors, 5:30-6:30 pm, with a presentation at 6 pm. See more via Egg Harbor’s PAI Opens Natural Inspiration at Kress Pavilion – Door County Pulse.