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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Socialist and Marxist Studies Series

Memorial Union

LET’S MAKE THE EARTH GREAT AGAIN: A GANDHIAN RESPONSE TO OUR GLOBAL CRISIS J. Gray Cox, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Political Economics, History, and Peace Studies, The College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor Bangor Room, Memorial Union

Free

Socialist and Marxist Studies Series

Memorial Union

TOWARD A HUMBLE ECOLOGY: PHENOMENOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF DEPTH IN DEEP ECOLOGY Don Beith, Professor of Philosophy Bangor Room, Memorial Union

Free

Sanctuary: How We Prepare for Living That Commitment?

Memorial Union

“Sanctuary: How We Prepare for Living That Commitment?” A lecture by Dr. Joseph Cistone Dr. Joseph Cistone, CEO of IPM (International Partners in Mission), working across borders of faith, culture, and economic circumstance to create partnerships that build justice, peace, and hope, and a lecturer in Social Ethics at Yale Divinity School and Pastor of […]

Electoral Reform and National Security in Japan

Memorial Union

"Electoral Reform and National Security in Japan: From Pork to Foreign Policy” A lecture by Amy Catalinac Amy Catalinac, Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics at New York University and author of Electoral Reform and National Security in Japan: From Pork to Foreign Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2016). Thursday, October 19 12:30-1:45pm Bangor Room, Memorial […]

Revolution and Religion in Twentieth Century Russia

Fogler Library 5729 Fogler Library, Orono, ME, United States

Revolution and Religion in Twentieth Century Russia Dr. Theofanis Stavrou will present a public lecture on the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution (1917-2017). Dr. Stavrou is a visiting professor of history from the University of Minnesota specializing in Russian and Balkan studies. Thursday, October 19 3:30-5:00pm University Club, Fogler Library Co-sponsored by the Departments of Sociology, Political […]

Unpacking the Caste System: India & the United States

Memorial Union

“Unpacking the Caste System: India & the United States” A lecture by Mahesh Upadhyaya Mahesh Upadhyaya, based in Ahmedabad, India, serves as IPM (International Partners in Mission) South Asia Regional Director, working to bring people together regardless of caste, religion, and gender to the goal of peace, justice, and reconciliation. Thursday, October 26 12:30-1:45pm Bangor […]

Student Activism in 2017

Memorial Union

“Student Activism in 2017” Organized by Olivia Ruhlin of the Maine Peace Action Committee (MPAC) and the Student Women’s Association (SWA), with students involved with such issues as violence, war, sexism, racism, and environmental destruction. Thursday, November 2 12:30-1:45pm Bangor Room, Memorial Union Part of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Series.

National Symbols, Airport Kitsch, and Canadian History

Memorial Union

Donald Wright, Professor of Political Science, University of New Brunswick, will deliver a lecture titled "National Symbols, Airport Kitsch, and Canadian History." Wednesday, November 8 12-1:30pm Coe Room, Memorial Union A limited number of boxed lunches will be provided.

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