MHC News

American Association of State and Local History recognizes Chebacco

The American Association of State and Local History has given the 2018 issue of Chebacco, the magazine of the Mount Desert Island Historical Society, its prestigious Award of Excellence for 2019. Many members of the University of Maine community contributed to this publication. The magazine’s three editors, copy editor, ten members of the editorial review board, and […]

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Announcing the Spring 2019 MHC Fellows

We are happy to announce the selection of the spring 2019 cohort of Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellows. The McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellows program offers junior and senior humanities students the support needed to concentrate on their coursework and develop research projects, work collaboratively with a select group of peers, participate […]

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The Personal is Poetic

Our MHC Fellow Kim Crowley organized a panel discussion around her fellowship project, “The Personal is Poetic.” She invited professors Jennifer Moxley and Danielle Pafunda to participate on a discussion of the therapeutic usages of poetry. From Kim: “‘Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.’ ― Robert […]

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Interdisciplinary Team Tackles Food Waste This Summer

For the second year in a row, the Mitchell Center has funding to support an interdisciplinary team of students (each with a faculty advisor) to work on food sustainability, and particularly, the problem of food waste. Last year’s team included students from Anthropology, Nursing, Food Science, Economics, and Environmental Engineering. This year, they are very […]

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Fellows Nick and Kim

Applications are now open for the MHC Undergraduate Fellowship

The Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellowship: Deadline April 5th. Grant Available for UMaine Junior and Senior Humanities Students The McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellows program offers junior and senior humanities students the support needed to concentrate on their coursework and develop research projects, work collaboratively with a select group of peers, participate […]

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Another successful Bangor Humanities Day!

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the humanities with us at Bangor Humanities Day, 2019. If you missed it this year, not to fear! We have you covered with video footage on our YouTube channel. Thank you to our partners and performers–Bangor Public Library, the University of Maine Museum of Modern Art, […]

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We have a YouTube channel!

Have you heard the news? The McGillicuddy Humanities Center now has a YouTube channel. Subscribe and never miss a moment of select lectures, performances, and other Humanities-related content. Thank you for supporting the MHC!

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2018-2019 CUGR Fellowships are Announced

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the recipients of the 2018–2019 Academic Year Research and Creative Activities Fellowships. The McGillicuddy Humanities Center is proud to help provide funding for the following fellowships, developed to enhance and increase undergraduate student involvement in faculty-mentored research. Each fellowship provides a $1,100 award for the student to […]

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