Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

United Auto Workers On Strike Across The Country | Wisconsin Public Radio talks to Prof. Jon Shelton

The United Auto Workers Union began a nationwide strike after failed contract negotiations with General Motors. This Sunday, nearly 55,000 auto workers across nine states walked off the job and headed for the picket lines. A Wisconsin labor expert joins us to discuss the details of the strike and the state of the auto industry. […]

Faculty note: Prof. Levintova receives Western Michigan’s Political Science Alumni Achievement Award

Prof. Katia Levintova (Democracy and Justice Studies, Global Studies and Political Science) received Western Michigan’s Political Science Alumni Achievement Award for 2019. Prof. Levintova attended Western Michigan for her doctoral degree. Past recipients and more information can be found here. Congratulations!

Faculty note: Prof. Reilly gives ‘Women’s Rights and the Post-Civil War World’ public talk|Penn State University

“Women’s Rights and the Post-Civil War World,” a public talk and workshop, will take place Sept. 20 and 21 at Penn State University Park. Marking the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s suffrage in the United States, this event shifts our focus to a broad range of women’s rights activism that […]

Faculty note: Prof. Kaye gives insight on the American Revolution and recovering the radical tradition

In this video, Prof. Harvey Kaye (Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies) explains why the American Revolution was a real revolution and why today’s radicals should aim at redeeming and recovering history. More of Prof. Kaye’s thoughts can be found in his book, “Take Hold of Our History: Make America Radical […]

Faculty note: Prof. Kaye is on the airwaves

In this video, UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey J. Kaye (Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies), points out how, starting with the revolution, the American tradition is a radical one. By comparing Thomas Paine to Edmund Burke he demonstrates how the American project was founded as a project of emancipation. Harvey J […]

‘Voyageur’ to host Author Talk Series event on Thursday, Sept. 12

Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review magazine will host its inaugural Author Talk Series event on Thursday, Sept. 12  at Fifth Ward Brewery in Oshkosh beginning at 7 p.m. Author John Harry will give a talk on his article, “The People’s Brewing Company: African American Entrepreneurship in the Civil Rights Era,” which appears in the special 35th […]

New podcast from ‘Humanities+’

Announcing a new episode of Humanities+: “The Student and Professor Voices on Humanities Research and Community-focused Work.” In episode 3 of the Humanities+ podcast, host Rachel Scray interviews students, staff, and professors at the Pop-up Student Showcase event where students in Democracy and Justice Studies, History, and Humanities launched digital projects, curated exhibits, and research […]

Faculty note: Professors Boswell and Levintova encourage journal submissions

“Syllabus Journal” (co-edited by Caroline Boswell/CATL and Humanities and Katia Levintova/DJS) has just published its latest (8:1) issue. In the first 2019 issue, campus readers will find new insights and ideas for courses in communication, service-learning, women and gender studies, and teacher education. Editors hope that UW-Green Bay colleagues will consider being authors and reviewers for the peer-reviewed Journal, especially for […]