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Kristin Langellier: “Memere, Meme, and Me: Grandmothers Storytelling”

Memere, Meme, and Me: Grandmothers Storytelling

a presentation from

Kristin Langellier, UMaine Professor of Communications

Why do we tell memere stories and how do we tell them?  Come and hear some memere stories, how they “work,” and what they “do” in Franco American families and culture.  “Memere, Meme, and Me” is a multimedia talk about grandmothers storytelling. Kristin M. Langellier is a Midwest Franco who is a new memere.  She has studied and written about Franco American family storytelling in Maine.

Join us at the

Franco American Centre, Crossland Hall


Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 2:00pm

For more information, contact Lisa Michaud at or 207-581-3789

Acadian History and le Congrès Mondial Acadien 2014

Come join us at the Franco American Centre, UMaine




2:00 PM

as we welcome DON LEVÉSQUE to present on

Acadian history in MAINE and the upcoming CONGRÈS MONDIAL ACADIEN (World Acadian Congress), August 8-24, 2014.

Come hear about the World Acadian Congress’ schedule of events and how you can participate

Former publisher of the St. John Valley Times, Don Levésque is from Grand Isle, Maine. He has been involved with the Congrès Mondial Acadien since 2008, when he was elected president of the Maine Regional Coordinating Committee. Mr. Levesque is the author of “Le Parler de Chez Nous” (1999) and “C’est de même qu’ont parle par che’ nous” (2007), two collections of dictions, patois, expressions, and their meanings in the St. John Valley

for more information, please contact Lisa Michaud at or (207)581-3789

Nos Histoires de l’Île Scholarship

Nos Histoires de l’Île Scholarship: Deadline 5/31/2012

Nos Histoires de l’Île Scholarship: Information

Nos Histoires de l’Île Scholarship: Application



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Franco-American Centre Franco-Américain
110 Crossland Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5719
Phone: (207) 581-3789E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
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