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April 2019

UMaine Student Symposium

April 10, 2019
Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St
Bangor, ME 04401 United States
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Mark your calendars for UMSS19. UMaine Student Symposium: Research & Creative Activity At the University of Maine, students inspire creativity and leadership in the discovery of new knowledge that makes a direct difference to the people of Maine. Interact one-on-one with UMaine students as they present their research and creative work at the 2019 UMaine Student Symposium (UMSS19). Projects will be showcased through posters, exhibits, oral presentations and more. Learn how UMaine research and creativity impacts you at this annual…

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October 2019

Application Deadline For the McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellows Program

October 28, 2019

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellows program offers junior and senior humanities students the support needed to concentrate on their coursework and develop research and creative projects, work collaboratively with a select group of peers, participate in interdisciplinary humanities programs, and gain professional skills. Fellows attend, help plan, and promote the Center’s various programs, putting them in meaningful contact with their peers and faculty, as well as the public. Fellows also act as student representatives of the Center’s mission on…

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December 2019

Queering the Fin de Siecle: Recognizing Queer Identities in the Modernist Era of Literature

December 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Writing Center, Neville Hall, #404
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Senior English major and McGillicuddy Humanities Center fellow Connor Ferguson will present his project, “Queering the Fin de Siècle,” on December 6th, 2019, from 2-4pm in the Writing Center. This project focuses on the importance of recognizing queer identities in the modernist era of literature, the way industrialization and globalization affected queer individuals, and how the metaphorical “closet” is constructed both by society and by personal anxieties, particularly related to Virginia Woolf’s novels and Wilfred Owen’s poetry.

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February 2021

The Double Standard: Protest Coverage and Racial Bias

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Mass media has a long arm, and a national influence over public opinion of social issues. When protests broke out across the country recently in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, newspapers were quick to try to show the 'true' nature of these demonstrations. However, in trying to show news consumers what they wanted to see, reporters got caught up trying to create angles and portrayals of protestors that escalated racial tensions. McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellow Leela Stockley will…

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April 2021

Virtual Hidden History Tour of Campus – RESCHEDULED

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Federico Matheas, center, one of UMaine's first students of color.

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center’s new “Hidden UMaine” tour aims to highlight key people, moments and places in campus history that often go overlooked, including the experiences of the first students of color, early efforts to create inclusive student groups like Wilde Stein, or moments of unrest. RESCHEDULED DUE TO POWER OUTAGE: Join us on Tuesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. for a virtual tour of hidden campus history. Free and open to the public. Click here to join the virtual…

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The Stories We Tell: McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellows Showcase

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until April 22, 2021

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center is sponsoring a two-night research showcase event, "The Stories We Tell," featuring the research and creative work of our four graduating undergraduate student fellows. While each student has been working independently, their collective research this past year all happened to center around stories that people tell from generation to generation. The showcase will take place on Wednesday, April 21, and Thursday, April 22, from 7-8:30 p.m. on both nights. Join the events via Zoom here. Passcode…

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The Stories We Tell: McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellows Showcase

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until April 22, 2021

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center is sponsoring a two-night research showcase event, "The Stories We Tell," featuring the research and creative work of our four graduating undergraduate student fellows. While each student has been working independently, their collective research this past year all happened to center around stories that people tell from generation to generation. The showcase will take place on Wednesday, April 21, and Thursday, April 22, from 7-8:30 p.m. on both nights. Join the events via Zoom here. Passcode…

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March 2020

McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellowship Information Session

March 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Totman Room, Memorial Union, Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

Are you an undergraduate student at UMaine studying art, music, history, performing arts, English, journalism, communications, new media, philosophy, languages or other humanities fields? Would you like to earn $4,000 per semester for two consecutive semesters working on your own independent research or creative project? The McGillicuddy Humanities Center is holding an information session and pizza party for students interested in learning more about this unique opportunity. Join us on Thursday, March 5, from 5-6 p.m. in the Totman Room…

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January 2020

2020 Visions: The Humanities at UMaine

January 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center invites community members, faculty and students to attend a showcase of current research and creative projects in the humanities. The event, “2020 Visions: The Humanities at UMaine,” will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Buchanan Alumni House from 2-5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The afternoon will begin at 2:00 p.m. with a poster session and digital project display in the Andrews Leadership Hall of…

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