Tag: Great Books series

Ortiz talk will open spring Great Books series

The Great Books Discussions series is set to begin 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday, Jan. 12, with a talk by Prof. Cristina Ortiz at the Brown County Central Library, downtown. Members of the UW-Green Bay Humanistic Studies faculty will lead the discussions. The month-by-month spring lineup is as follows: Jan. 12 — Life is a Dream […]

Great Books: Fernández-Meardi on Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Association Prof. Hernán Fernández-Meardi will lead a discussion of Paulo Friere’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed as part of Humanistic Studies’ Great Book Series at the Brown County Library on Tuesday (Dec. 8) at 6:30 p.m.  In his critically acclaimed work, Friere advocates for a pedagogy that empowers students as producers of knowledge.

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 […]

Great Books series resumes with Kain on Dostoevsky


The Great Books discussion series organized by the Humanistic Studies academic unit continues Tuesday (Oct. 13) when European and Russian history specialist Kevin Kain of the faculty will lead discussion of Dostoevsky’s Notes from the Underground. The free public event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the main downtown branch of the […]

Reminder: Nesvet presents on novel Flatland


Assistant Prof. Rebecca Nesvet of Humanistic Studies opens her program’s Fall 2015 Great Books discussion series tonight (Tuesday, Sept. 8) at 6:30 p.m. at the Brown County Public Library on Pine Street. She’ll lead discussion of Edwin A. Abbott’s “short, fun science-fiction novel,” Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions.” The programs are free and open […]

Faculty from Humanistic Studies announce fall ‘Great Books’ series

The fall session of the Great Books Discussion Group begins Tuesday (Sept. 8) at the Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine St. The programs take place the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Board Room. UW-Green Bay faculty members in Humanistic Studies lead the discussions. • Sept. 8, Flatland by […]

Faculty note: Nesvet talk


Rebecca Nesvet, a first-year assistant professor of Humanistic Studies, made a presentation at the Brown County Library Feb. 10 on the book Frankenstein as part of the spring Great Books Series organized by her academic unit. 
(Sorry we didn’t get this into the newsletter in advance for those who might have liked to attend and […]

Sutton’s Jan. 13 talk on Gospels opens spring Great Books series


The Gospels, Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” and Toni Morrison’s “Beloved” are among the selections for the Great Books Discussion Group series set to begin 6:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Brown County Central Library, downtown. Members of the UW-Green Bay Humanistic Studies faculty will lead the discussions. The spring lineup:
 • The Gospels, Brian Sutton as […]

At the Library: Sutton on Apocrypha, Bible

Associate Prof. Brian Sutton is the next speaker in the Great Books Discussion Series sponsored by the UW-Green Bay Humanistic Studies program. His free public presentation takes place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 9) in the second floor Board Room of the Brown Country Central Library, 515 Pine St. Sutton will lead a discussion of […]