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Marx at 200

Bangor Room, Memorial Union

Part of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Series, this panel was organized by Doug Allen, Prof. of Philosophy. 2018 marks 200 years since the birth of philosopher, economist, social and political theorist, and revolutionary Karl Marx. A panel presents what remains most significant in Marx's legacy for 2018.

From Woodrow Wilson to Donald Trump: The Lessons of the First World War

100 Nutting Hall University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

From Woodrow Wilson to Donald Trump: The Lessons of the First World War A lecture by Don Zillman, Edward Godfrey Professor of Law at the University of Maine School of Law Part of the McGillicuddy Humanities Center 2018-19 Symposium Tuesday, Feb. 12 12:30-1:30 p.m. 100 Nutting Hall Reception to follow

Baking as Autobiography: Lessons from a Contemporary Recipe Collection

Estabrooke Hall Ballroom Orono, ME, United States

Baking as Autobiography: Lessons from a Contemporary Recipe Collection A public lecture by Dr. Diane Tye Thursday, March 7 Estabrooke Ballroom 4:30 pm Sponsored in part by the McGillicuddy Humanities Center, the Canadian-American Center, the Dept. of History, the Dept. of Sociology, the Maine Folklife Center, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

“I’m Sorry You Don’t Know Me:” Martin Luther King, Jr. Like You’ve Never Learned About Him Before

Bodwell Lounge Collins Center for the Arts, Orono, ME, United States

Howard P. Schonberger Peace and Social Justice Lecture: "I'm Sorry You Don't Know Me:" Martin Luther King, Jr. Like You've Never Learned About Him Before A lecture by Dr. Brian Purnell, Geoffrey Canada Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History, Bowdoin College Thursday, March 7 Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts 5:30 pm A […]

Women and Resistance

Bangor Room, Memorial Union

Women and Resistance A panel moderated by Mazie Hough, Associate Professor of History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Part of the Spring 2019 Socialist and Marxist Studies Series and Women's History Month Thursday, Mar. 14 12:30-1:45 p.m. Bangor Room, Memorial Union Panelists are three students from the Department of History: An Nguyen, Sarah Witthauer, […]

A River Runs Through It: Combining ‘Heritage’ and River Restoration in Southern New England

Norman Smith Hall, Room 107

A River Runs Through It: Combining ‘Heritage’ and River Restoration in Southern New England A lecture by Dr. Brian Payne, Associate Professor of History at Bridgewater State University Part of the History Department's 2019 Symposium Series and the Spring 2019 Sustainability Talks of the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions Monday, April 8 […]

Memorializing WWI in Maine and Beyond

100 Nutting Hall University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

Memorializing WWI in Maine and Beyond Panel featuring: Libby Bischof, Executive Director, Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education Zach Beals, Graduate Assistant for Veterans Education and Transition Services Tony Llerena, Coordinator for Veterans Education and Transition Services Tuesday, April 9 100 Nutting Hall 12:30-2:00 pm Reception precedes the event at 12 pm […]

They Shall Not Grow Old

100 Nutting Hall University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

"They Shall Not Grow Old" Directed by Peter Jackson Film Screening with opening remarks by Howard Segal, professor of history Tuesday, April 16 100 Nutting Hall 6:00-8:00 pm

Franco Americans, Acadians, and the Great War

Franco American Centre

Franco Americans, Acadians, and the Great War A panel of historians will examine the Franco American experience of WWI and its impacts beyond. Moderated by David Vermette, author of A Distinct Alien Race: The Untold Story of Franco-Americans, Industrialization, Immigration, Religious Strife Friday, April 26 Crossland Hall 1:00-3:00 pm Panel Speakers: Patrick Lacroix, “Arduous Ascent: […]

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