Tag: humanities

Faculty note: Prof. Rybak’s mixtape arrives Friday, Sept. 20

UW-Green Bay Prof. Chuck Rybak, whose most recent works include two books of poetry, a work of short fiction, and a collection of essays focusing on higher education, has released his first free-for-download original mixtape. The work, titled Hot Wings, arrives this Friday at 12:01 a.m. and is available for consumption at Soundcloud. Word is, it serves […]

Faculty note: Prof. David Voelker publishes book with Oxford University Press

UW-Green Bay Prof. David Voelker (History and Humanities) recently published The Powhatans and the English in the Seventeenth-Century Chesapeake with Oxford University Press. The book is part of the Debating American History series, which Voelker co-edits. Five other titles, edited by Voelker, were also published in July. See more.

Faculty note: UW-Green Bay Prof. Nesvet to give preshow talk Before “Little Women” | #wearegreenbay.com#

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (English, Humanities) will give a pre-show talk at Evergreen Productions’ “Little Women,” on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. See more about the show and Nesvet via UW-Green Bay Associate Professor Nesvet to Give Preshow Talk Before “Little Women” | #wearegreenbay.com#

Ganyard receives honor from UW System

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay Associate Provost Clif Ganyard, who received the “Outstanding Contributor Award for Opportunity” from the UW System in August. The award was presented on the same day as UW-Green Bay Convocation. Vice President for Administration Rob Cramer had this to say, “Opportunity Award honoree Clifton Ganyard, Associate Provost of UW-Green Bay, played […]

Faculty and staff note: Frost has new work published

“The Millennial Wave and the Changing Nature of Work” by UW-Green Bay Associate Lecturer Susan M. Frost (Humanities) and Christine Henseler has been published on the website 4Humanities. The article explores how Herman Melville’s “Bartleby the Scrivener” exposed challenges faced by 21st century businesses. Frost is the president of Frost Marketing Communications, Inc. Her academic […]

‘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 […]

Reminder: First Global Studies Roundtable Discussion is Friday, Sept. 13

The UW-Green Bay Global Studies program is holding a very important campus discussion about the legacy of Alexander von Humboldt, whose anniversary of his 250th birthday is celebrated by the world in 2019. The first fall 2019 conversation, “Alexander von Humboldt: An Intellectual Giant for All Ages,” will be led by Professors Marcelo Cruz (Global Studies, PEA, Geography) […]

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large traces Northern Sky opening to UW-Green Bay roots

Fred ‘Doc’ Heide at the Northern Sky Theater dedication

On Labor Day weekend, the Northern Sky Theater dedicated its new $8 million Creative Center near Fish Creek in Door County. Critic at Large Warren Gerds traces the roots of this Northeast Wisconsin gem all the way back to UW-Green Bay and alumnus Fred ‘Doc’ Heide ’74 (Humanism and Cultural Change). This is a story […]

First Global Studies Roundtable Discussion is Friday, Sept. 13

The UW-Green Bay Global Studies program is holding  a very important campus discussion about the legacy of Alexander von Humboldt, whose anniversary of his 250th birthday is celebrated by the world in 2019. The first fall 2019 conversation, “Alexander von Humboldt: An Intellectual Giant for All Ages,” will be led by Professors Marcelo Cruz (Global Studies, PEA, Geography) […]