Tag: International Visiting Scholars Program

En hommage à Camus, Tuesday evening

Here’s a reminder that an evening devoted to celebrating the life and works of Nobel-winning author and absurdist philosopher Albert Camus, in French, is set for Tuesday, Oct. 15, in Green Bay. Visiting international scholar Luisa Etxenike will present “En hommage à Camus” at 6:30 p.m. at Kavarna Coffeehouse, 143 N. Broadway St. The event […]

En hommage à Camus

An evening devoted to celebrating the life and works of Nobel-winning author and absurdist philosopher Albert Camus, in French, is set for Tuesday, Oct. 15, in Green Bay. Visiting international scholar Luisa Etxenike will present “En hommage à Camus” at 6:30 p.m. at Kavarna Coffeehouse, 143 N. Broadway St. The event is organized by the […]

Correction: Prof. John Katers, and the International Visiting Scholars

Our news item in yesterday’s Log about UW-Green Bay faculty members returning from a visit to the Universidad del Desarrollo in Santiago, Chile, was incomplete. First, we mis-identified the title of Professor John Katers, who was promoted over the summer from the rank of associate professor. Second, we should have mentioned that UW-Green Bay’s relationship […]

Faculty members visit Godoy, explore collaboration with university in Chile

Several faculty members from UW-Green Bay recently returned from a visit to the Universidad del Desarrollo in Santiago, Chile.  The visit was hosted by Prof. Alex Godoy, who was a Visiting Scholar here during fall 2012, where he taught courses in Environmental Science and Spanish. Prof. John Katers of Natural and Applied Sciences was awarded […]

Reminder: Isasa talk on Argentina’s ‘Dirty War’ is Wednesday

The campus community is invited to a movie screening and Q&A session with visiting scholar Patricia Isasa from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 19) in the Christie Theatre. Isasa is a survivor of Argentina’s “Dirty War,” when numerous citizens were jailed or made to disappear, permanently, for perceived offenses or for openly standing up to […]

Campus, public invited to visiting scholar event

The campus community is invited to a movie screening and Q&A session with visiting scholar Patricia Isasa from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 in the Christie Theatre. Isasa, a survivor of Argentina’s Dirty War, will share a story of historical memory and justice and standing up to the authoritarian regime. The event is free and open to […]

Visit deepens Tumbes-Green Bay partnership

As noted in the news release, this month’s visit represents a deepening of ties between the Peruvian university and UW-Green since the schools’ leaders signed a partnership agreement in 2009. Among the collaborations: Prof. Diana Miranda Ynga and Prof. Steven Kimball, Education, are completing a series of bilingual books for young readers. With text in […]

In the news: Husseini talks ‘honor killing’ during Wednesday event

Award-winning journalist and human rights activist Rana Husseini discussed her ongoing investigation of so-called honor killings during an on-campus forum Wednesday (April 4), part of the UW-Green Bay/St. Norbert College International Visiting Scholars program. Husseini, author of Murder in the Name of Honour, is widely credited with shedding light on the practice, in which women […]

Journalist, author Husseini to speak on 'honor killings' April 4

Renowned journalist and human rights advocate Rana Husseini will speak on campus Wednesday (April 4), offering her unique insight into the practice of so-called “honor killings” as part of the UW-Green Bay/St. Norbert College International Visiting Scholars Program. Husseini is widely credited with breaking the code of silence around honor killings, researching and writing extensively […]