No Reservations Speaker Series Returns on March 21

UW-Green Bay CAHSS Presents Thought Provoking Discussions on Augmented Reality and Childhood Grief

Green Bay, Wis. – UW-Green Bay College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) and The Weidner are pleased to announce the No Reservations Speaker Series returns with new events on March 21.

Now in its second year, No Reservations is a thought-provoking discussion series featuring short presentations on topical issues hosted by UW-Green Bay Professors, followed by live Q&A’s moderated by UW-Green Bay CAHSS Dean, Charles Rybak. All events in the series stream live from The Weidner’s YouTube Channel. Viewers are encouraged to participate and submit questions during the livestream.

Spring 2022 No Reservations Events:
Telling Stories Through Augmented Reality by Chris McAllister Williams and Julialicia Case.
Monday, March 21 | 6:30 PM
The advent of augmented reality (AR) offers robust potentials and possibilities for artistic expression. An exploration of this new creative landscape reveals that the central question of AR projects is not if augmented reality can tell stories, but rather what does augmented reality storytelling look like. This talk will stream live from Fort Howard Hall on The Weidner’s YouTube Channel.

Chris McAllister Williams, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of English and Humanities at UW-Green Bay. He teaching classes in poetry, game writing, and the avant-garde. Julialicia Case, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of English and Humanities at UW-Green Bay, where she teaches courses in creative writing, game writing, and literature. She writes fiction, creative nonfiction, and digital pieces, and you can find more information about her work on her website.

Grief Goes to Camp by Illene Noppe Cupit. 
Thursday, April 28 | 6:30 PM
According to the Child Bereavement Estimation Model, approximately 1 in 14, or 5.3 million children have experienced the death of a parent or sibling before the age of 18.  How can we help these children?  Learn about how Camp Lloyd, a summer day camp for grieving children can help them learn to be a kid again while coping with their loss. This talk will stream live from Fort Howard Hall on The Weidner’s YouTube Channel.

Illene Noppe Cupit, PhD, is the Ben J. and Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Psychology and Women and Gender Studies at UW-Green Bay.

All previous No Reservations events are available for viewing here.

About The Weidner
UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is known for its elegant design and the acoustic excellence of its 2,000-seat main hall, Cofrin Family Hall. It also houses two smaller performance spaces, the Fort Howard recital hall and the Jean Weidner Theatre, along with a dance studio and Grand Foyer. The Weidner Center has a distinct benefit in being part of a leading institution of higher learning. The Weidner Center is home for UW-Green Bay Music and Theatre and Dance programs, community events and productions, and performances by visiting artists and touring companies. Beyond the large-scale touring productions that grace the stage, the Weidner Center also focuses on scholastic development, programming and an impactful education series — Stage Doors. For more information on the Weidner Center, visit, call 920-465-2726 or 800-895-0071, or follow on Facebook, Twitter (@WeidnerCenter) and Instagram (@weidnercenter).

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 9,276 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and 79,604 continuing education enrollees each year across all campus locations. We educate students from pre-college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. UW-Green Bay is the fastest-growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit



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