Tag: German

Faculty note: Prof. Coury paper presentation

UW-Green Bay Prof. David Coury (Humanities, German and Global Studies) presented the paper “Do not disturb my circles! Literary and Cinematic Encounters with Refugees” at the 16th International Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI) at the University of Zaragoza, Spain. This year’s theme for the biannual conference was “Aftershocks: […]

Scholarship recipients from Humanities announced

UW-Green Bay Humanities announces its 2019 scholarship recipients, recognized at a Scholarship Awards Ceremony with Humanities faculty, Friday, May 10, 2019: Alex Alberts (German and Accounting), received the Thomas E. Daniels Memorial Scholarship, available to students majoring in either English or Modern Languages. Preston Fischer (English and History), was presented with a certificate of honorable […]

Next Great Decisions lecture set for Wednesday (April 3)

The next Great Decisions lecture will be this Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Alumni Room located in the UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Prof. David Coury (Humanities, German and Global Studies) will speak on the rise of populism in Europe. Mass migration, and the problems associated with it, have directly contributed to the rise […]

UW-Green Bay German Club students have a busy December

It has been a busy past few weeks for the UW-Green Bay German Club. On Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 three German majors, Alexander Alberts, Carolann Faulhaber and Griffin Dinse, were invited to an all-day workshop for graduate students at UW-Madison, sponsored by the Department of German, Nordic and Slavic Studies. The following day they traveled […]

Faculty note: Prof. David Coury presents paper at German Studies Association Conference

Prof. David Coury (Humanities, German, and Global Studies) presented a paper entitled “AfD, Pegida and Cultural Nationalism” as part of a three-day workshop on transdisciplinary approaches to right-wing populism at the German Studies Association Conference in Pittsburgh. Coury is also part of an international research group based at the University of Toronto, which is studying populism and […]

Tips for incoming freshmen from a fellow student

Madeline Jensen, a UW-Green Bay junior studying Political Science, Democracy and Justice Studies, German and Education, knows something about starting college. In her article, she lists things that every freshman should know upon starting their higher education path. Read more at Pearson Students.

Alumna Lasee receives prestigious Merit Award

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay alumna Melanie Lasee ’96 (German). Lasee received the prestigious state Wisconsin Association for Language Teachers Recognition of Merit Award for 2017, a statewide award presented annually to language teachers in the state, who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and made significant contributions to the language teaching profession. A gifted and dedicated German teacher at Ashwaubenon High […]

Faculty note: Coury participates in Islamophobia workshop

UW-Green Bay Prof. David Coury (Humanities/German) was an invited participant at a University of Toronto workshop on Islamophobia in Germany. His presentation, “Integration, Assimilation and the Racialization of Islam,” looked at the rise of right-wing populism and the use of Anti-Semitic and Islamophobic rhetoric in eastern and western Germany. The workshop was supported by cultural […]

German election discussion includes special guest

Join Prof. David Coury (German, Humanities and Global Studies) and special guest, Prof. Melanie Kintz from the University of Chemnitz (Germany) via skype and others for an important discussion, “German Federal Elections: Predictions and Implications for the Future.” The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 103 of the […]