Maine Humanities Summit: May 17, 2013
May 17, 2013
The University of Maine Humanities Initiative will host a daylong Humanities Summit at the Governor Hill Mansion in Augusta on Friday, May 17, 2013. Colin Woodard, acclaimed Maine journalist and author of award-winning books, including The Lobster Coast and American Nations, will deliver a lunchtime address titled “Liberal Arts in the Real World: An Author-Historian-Journalist’s Argument for the Importance of the Humanities.”
The Summit convenes arts and humanities professionals, academic administrators, legislators, and policymakers from throughout the state. Featured speakers and panelists include directors of state agencies, public libraries, historical societies, civic festivals, and faculty from the University of Maine System and elsewhere. Varied presentations and panels will provide space to discuss the present place and future relationship of the humanities (broadly construed) to the State of Maine and its citizens. For more information about the Summit program, click below.
To register for the Summit, please email Amy Cross (firstname.lastname@example.org) and provide your full name.
To learn more about the Governor Hill Mansion, please click here.