The University of Maine Humanities Center promotes the cultivation of cultural knowledge, intellectual curiosity, and critical and creative reflection. It fulfills this mission by providing funding for innovative humanities research and forums for meaningful conversations between scholars, students, and the public. The Center supports the Public Humanities, broadly construed, for the benefit of UMaine and the State of Maine.
Owl with the inscription ΔΕΜΟΣΙΟΣ / DEMOSIOS (“from people”), possession of the Athenian state, Attic black-figure amphora, ca. 500 BC, Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich
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