Tag: book discussions

Book talk on ‘Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till’ is tomorrow (Oct. 23)

Loyola University Chicago Prof. Elliott Gorn, the Joseph A. Gagliano Professor of American Urban History, will speak on his new book, “Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till,” on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Christie Theatre, located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Free and open to the public.  

Reminder: Medicinal plants walk on Friday, Oct. 12

UW-Green Bay alumna Misty (Davids) Cook’03 (Master of Science in Administrative Science), author of the book “Medicine Generations,” will lead a medicinal plants walk on campus and give a talk on her book on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The book talk will begin at 11 a.m. in Wood Hall 410, with a book signing taking […]

Reminder: Faculty book discussion on race and inclusivity Feb. 13

On Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 2 p.m., join a faculty book club to discuss the book, Why are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum in the Christie Theatre. This classic 1997 book has been revised and updated, so it is a timely read […]

Great Books discussion begins Sept. 13

Humanistic Studies is pleased to announce the line-up of its Great Books discussions for Fall 2016. The series is a collaboration between UW-Green Bay and the Brown County Library. All discussions are free and open to the public and held at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the downtown branch of the library. It begins Sept. […]

UW-Green Bay reading group has stood test of time

They tackle subjects from economics to the environment. Their discussions have depth and offer varying perspectives. But the uniqueness of this particular reading group is its staying power. The group, comprised of mostly UW‑Green Bay faculty and staff members (now mostly retired), has stayed together for a decade. It got started when The Phoenix Bookstore employee […]

Book Club Invite by the IDC

The Instructional Development Council (IDC) and the Provost’s Office are hosting a Book Club and meeting from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 18 in MAC 201 (Gathering Room). The book is available for free via the Cofrin Library’s subscription to ProQuest Ebrary: Democratic Dilemmas of Teaching Service Learning, Eds: Cress, Christine M., Donahue, David […]

Wanted: Faculty or staff for community book-talk presentations

UW-Green Bay alumnus Brian Simons, who has returned to the community as executive director of the Brown County Library system, is wondering if any faculty and staff members from his alma mater would be interested in helping out a new initiative. For 2016, the Brown County Library is planning three different book discussion programs — […]