MHC News

New McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellows Begin Research

The Fall 2020-Spring 2021 McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellows are, from left to right, Hailey Cedor, Nola Prevost, Nolan Altvater, and Katherine Reardon.    Joining the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center (MHC) as Fall 2020 through Spring 2021 Fellows are Nolan Altvater, Hailey Cedor, Nola Prevost and Katherine Reardon. The new cohort joins returning […]

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McGillicuddy Humanities Center to offer NEH grant writing workshop

On Friday, September 25, 2020, the University of Maine’s McGillicuddy Humanities Center will offer a virtual workshop on applying for NEH grants. It will be conducted by Mark Silver, Senior Program Officer in the Division of Research Programs at the National Endowment for the Humanities. The workshop is open to the public. Anyone interested in […]

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Letter from the Director regarding the coronavirus and upcoming MHC events

Dear Friends of the McGillicuddy Humanities Center, In alignment with the rest of the University of Maine, we are canceling spring 2020 events on campus and rescheduling as many as possible for later dates, in summer or during the coming academic year. We are working to continue sharing the humanities resources of the University of Maine with the […]

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New McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellows Announced

The Spring 2020-Fall 2020 McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellows are, from left to right, Ivy Flessen, Leela Stockley, Bria Lamonica.  The Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center is proud to announce that UMaine students Ivy Flessen, Bria Lamonica, and Leela Stockley have been chosen as our Spring 2020-Fall 2020 MHC undergraduate fellows. Fellows receive $4000 […]

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Call For Papers: Maine in the Statehood Era and its Commemoration and Legacy

CALL FOR PAPERS Maine in the Statehood Era (ca. 1780s-1820s) and its Commemoration and Legacy A volume of scholarly essays to be edited by Richard Judd (McBride Professor of History, emeritus, Univ. of Maine) and Liam Riordan (Professor of History, Univ. of Maine).   To mark the bicentennial of the state of Maine in 2020, the co-editors seek […]

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Loveless, Penney, Ryckman named McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellows

Noah Loveless, Sarah Penney and Matthew Ryckman are the 2019–2020 Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellows at the University of Maine. Fellows serve as ambassadors of humanities for their peers, the campus and beyond. They each will receive $4,000 for two consecutive semesters while they work on their respective research projects. Loveless, from […]

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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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