More on UW-Green Bay involvement in Big Read in Door County

Mentioned earlier is the involvement of UW-Green Bay faculty and staff in an event called Big Read in Door County. You can see more below or the complete list of events and participants.

Saturday, Jan. 30
KICK-OFF PANEL: 
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ARTS TO SUSTAIN US   1:00 pm 
(Zoom & Facebook Live)  |  Additional details including panelist bios

An inspirational panel discussion about how music, literature, art, philosophy and theater contribute to wellbeing from experts in Door County and the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay with a musical performance by the Griffon String Quartet, playing Jacob Gordon’s Six Shakespearean Sketches.

Panelists include: Rebecca Meacham author of two award-winning fiction collections as well as professor of English and Humanities and founding member of UntitledTown Book and Author Festival. Kelli Strickland the Executive and Artistic Director of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Alan Kopischke a university lecturer in both Theater and Arts Management and founding member of the Big Read Door County among other organizations and festivals. And Dr. Bryan J. Carr an Associate Professor in the Communication, Information Science, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies programs at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay specializing in Mass Media and Game Studies and is one of the co-directors of the University’s Center for Games and Interactive Media.

This event will be broadcast live on the Door County Library’s Facebook page. Zoom codes will be available closer to the event.

Sunday, January 31
DYSTOPIAN VIDEO GAME DISCUSSION  2:00 pm
(Zoom & Facebook Live)  |  Additional details including panelists bios

Popular games like Fallout, Warhammer 40K and others will be discussed along with information about the community of gamers, economics, and more. Moderated by local teens Bjorn Lokken and Brant Grahl and UW-Green Bay professors, Bryan J. CarrJuli Case, and Chris Williams.

Broadcast live on the Door County Library’s Facebook page. Zoom codes will be available closer to the date.

Thursday, February 11
AUTHOR KEYNOTE    7:00 pm

(Zoom & Facebook Live)

Submit your question for the Author Talk  | Additional details about the Author and Moderator

Featuring a Keynote discussion with Emily St. John Mandel, author of “Station Eleven” and Rebecca Meacham author and UWGB professor. This event will be broadcast live on the Door County Library’s Facebook page. Zoom codes will be available closer to the event. Recording will be available through the end of February.