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The Election of Trump: One Year Later

Memorial Union

“The Election of Trump: One Year Later” Organized by Doug Allen, Professor of Philosophy. Thursday, November 9 12:30-1:45pm Bangor Room, Memorial Union Part of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Series.

Four Foundational Theories of Labor Activism in Maine

Memorial Union

“Four Foundational Theories of Labor Activism in Maine: The Knights of Labor, the AFL, the IWW, and the Socialist Party of Eugene Debs” A lecture by Marc Cryer Marc Cryer, […]

The Impact of Trump’s Economics on Maine

Bangor Room, Memorial Union

Part of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Series, this talk given by Garrett Martin, Executive Director at the Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP) in Augusta. MECEP has a vision of a prosperous, fair, and socially just economy in Maine. Garrett Martin specializes in economic research, policy, and community economic development, and philanthropic fund management.

The U.S. Socialist Party: Past and Present

Bangor Room, Memorial Union

Part of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Series, this talk will be given by Beth McKillen, Prof. of History, and Maia Dendinger, co-chair of the Socialist Party of Maine.

Student Activism in 2018

Bangor Room, Memorial Union

Part of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Series, this student panel organized by Olivia Juhlin, student president of the Maine Peace Action Committee (MPAC). How are student responding to such issues such as gun violence, immoral reactionary politics, racism, sexism, and environmental destruction?

Politics in the Classroom: Strategies & Opportunities

Dunn Hall Room 424

Susan Gardner (Director of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies & The Rising Tide Center, UMaine) and Karen Pelletreau (Center for Teaching and Learning, UMaine): “Politics in the Classroom: Strategies & Opportunities” This event is part of the University of Maine Department of Communication and Journalism’s Fall, 2018 Colloquium.

Abolitionists and American Radical Politics

Bangor Room, Memorial Union

Part of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Series, this talk will be given by Mary Freeman, Assistant Prof. of History.

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.

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