Tag: German

National Hispanic Heritage month events, continued

The UW‑Green Bay Spanish program has put together an array of events to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15), and the many contributions of Hispanic/Latinos to the culture of the United States. Among them: Oct. 6: Translation discussion. Prof. Fernandez Meardi & Kolin Jordan from “7 vientos,” a publishing house based in Chicago […]

German film ‘Measuring the World’ is Wednesday at Neville

The Green Bay Film Society’s International Film Series continues this week with a screening of the 2012 German film “Measuring the World,” a fictionalized account of Alexander von Humboldt’s and Carl Friedrich Gauss’ travels and their attempts to “measure the world” in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The film is free and open to […]

Great Books tonight: Coury on My Name is Red

Humanistic Studies’ Great Books discussion series continues tonight (Tuesday, Nov. 10) with a presentation of the novel My Name is Red, a work written by the Turkish Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk. Prof. David Coury (Humanistic Studies and German) will lead the discussion, which starts at 6:30 p.m. at the downtown branch of the Brown County […]

Film Society offers timely take on illegal immigration

This Wednesday (Oct. 7) the Green Bay Film Society presents the 2010 Belgium film Illegal, a very timely work about illegal immigration examining the situation of many immigrants in Europe and the process of being placed in detention centers. Prof. David Coury of Humanistic Studies and German will introduce the film’s showing at 7 p.m. […]

Humanistic Studies honors top students

Last Friday (May 8), Humanistic Studies hosted an awards ceremony for outstanding students and scholarship winners. Student honorees were:
 Humanistic Studies Scholarships
 Harold and Edna Bickford Endowed Scholarship – Taylor Navis 
Coryll Crandall Memorial Scholarship – Danielle Eder
 Thomas E. Daniels Memorial Scholarship – Samantha Molina
 Lise Lotte Gammeltoft Memorial Scholarship – Faith Lent
 Modern […]

Interest in Wisconsin vote extends to Germany

Coverage of Tuesday’s midterm Congressional elections stretched far and wide. The German radio station Südwestrundfunk (SWR), based in Baden-Baden, interviewed Prof. David Coury of Humanistic Studies and German early Tuesday morning. The focus was student interest in the elections on campus as well as expected voter turnout in the campus-based precinct at UW-Green Bay. The […]

Coury presents on ‘European Cultural Plurality’ in Portugal

Prof. David Coury of Humanistic Studies, German and Global Studies presented a talk — “United in Diversity? European Cultural Plurality in the 21st Century” — at the biannual conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI) in Porto, Portugal this August. His article, “Ways of Belonging: Navid Kermani and the Muslim […]

Alumni rising: Research sparks international career for Von Holzen

In a tradition that dates as far back as the 18th century, a decorated cow-drawn wagon carted newly honored Katie Von Holzen to the center of the Göttingen, Germany and dropped her off in front of City Hall. From there she climbed up next to the Gänseliesel statue, added a bouquet of flowers, and gave […]

Modern Languages program acknowledges top students

The Modern Language Award Ceremony took place Thursday and honored the following outstanding students:
 Applied Use of French – Nicole Phillips
 Academic Excellence in French – Katie Crews 
 Applied Use of German – Mitchell Harings
 Academic Excellence in German – Ashley Deprey-Peeters Spanish
 Applied Use of Spanish – Julio Morales III
 Applied Use […]