Fall 2019 issue of Levintova’s and Boswell’s ‘The Syllabus Journal’ has been published

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay associate professors Caroline Boswell (Humanities and European History) and Katia Levintova (Political Science and Global Studies) are happy to announce that the Fall 2019 issue (8:2) of The Syllabus Journal, housed at UW-Green Bay, has just been published. It is available here. Co-editors Boswell and Levintova invite campus colleagues to visit web site and review articles and items of interest. The newest issue has entries that will be of interest to colleagues teaching political science, communication, film studies, English composition, research-intensive and graduate courses for international students. There are full length articles, syllabi submissions and toolbox suggestions. The Journal is always looking for reviewers, as well.

Movie is final fall 2019 Global Studies event, Wednesday, Nov. 13

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, 6 to 8 p.m., the conclusion to the Fall 2019 Global Studies Discussion series will take place. For the last event this semester, the movie, “Measuring the World” (Germany, 2012) in the Christie Theatre (University Union, lower level) will be shown. The movie chronicles the life and legacy of Alexander von Humboldt. Check out the trailer.

The movie is a follow up to the previous Roundtable and book discussions. Please come and enjoy the movie; it is free and open to the public. This event is presented by the chair of Global Studies, Prof. David Coury (Humanities and German). These discussions allow the campus to have important and timely conversations about topical events and processes around the world. This is the 250th anniversary of Humboldt’s birth.  For more details, please visit the official Facebook event page.

 

Reminder: Fall 2019 Global Studies Event, ‘Hong Kong Protests’ Nov. 1

On Friday, Nov., 1, 2019 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in MAC 111, there will be a Fall 2019 Global Studies event discussing recent Hong Kong Protests in context of both the 70th anniversary of the founding of People’s Republic of China and U.S.-China bilateral relations. Laurie Dennis, Associate Director of UW China Initiative and Affiliate of UW Center for East Asian Studies, and two UW Law School students with expertise on the topic, Alfred Tsai (Taiwan) and Jack Ji (China) will lead the discussion. It is free and open to the public. For more details, please visit this Facebook event page.

Fall 2019 Global Studies Event, ‘Hong Kong Protests’ Nov. 1

On Friday, Nov., 1, 2019 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in MAC 111, there will be a Fall 2019 Global Studies event discussing recent Hong Kong Protests in context of both the 70th anniversary of the founding of People’s Republic of China and U.S.-China bilateral relations. Laurie Dennis, Associate Director of UW China Initiative and Affiliate of UW Center for East Asian Studies, and two UW Law School students with expertise on the topic, Alfred Tsai (Taiwan) and Jack Ji (China) will lead the discussion. It is free and open to the public.  For more details, please visit this Facebook event page.

Fall 2019 Global Studies Event, Nov. 1

On Friday, Nov., 1, 2019 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in MAC 111, there will be a Fall 2019 Global Studies event discussing recent Hong Kong Protests. Join Laurie Dennis, Associate Director of UW China Initiative and Affiliate of UW Center for East Asian Studies, and two UW Law School students with expertise on the topic, Alfred Tsai (Taiwan) and Jack Ji (China) will lead the discussion.

Reminder: Friday, Oct. 11 is next Global Studies conversation

Global Studies hosts “Invention of Nature – Alexander von Humboldt’s New World: A Book Discussion,” Friday, Oct. 11, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in MAC 201/Gathering Room on the Green Bay Campus. This book relates to a semester-long celebration of the legacy of Alexander von Humboldt, whose 250th birthday anniversary the world observes in 2019. The conversation will be led by Prof. Cristina Ortiz (Global Studies, Humanities and Spanish). These discussions allow the campus to have important and timely conversations about topical events and processes around the world. The book is available at The Phoenix Bookstore.

 

Faculty note: Prof. Coury is invited keynote speaker in North Kosovo

UW-Green Bay Professor David Coury (Humanities, German, and Global Studies) was an invited keynote speaker at the conference “Science Beyond Borders 3” at the University of Priština—Kosovska Mitrovica, North Kosovo. His presentation was entitled “The Winter of our Discontent: Fortress Europe and the Rise of Populism,” dealing with the rise of new borders and the growing backlash against the European Union.