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Latest Past Events

Mapping the Holocaust

Stewart Commons IMRC Stewart Commons, University of Maine, Orono

On Wednesday, April 24 at 4:00 pm in the IMRC, the Sandra Merrill and John G. Peters MHC Fellow Katie Ritchie, a history and secondary education double major, will give a talk on her project, “Mapping the Holocaust.” Ritchie, the Sandra Merrill Peters and John G. Peters Fellow, has used GIS to design and construct a map of sites important to the Holocaust that aims to make education more accessible and dynamic […]

“The Bridge is Jammed with Mountain People: Essays on Place in Central Appalachia”

Weisz Room The Maples, room 10, UMaine, Orono

On Friday, April 19 at 11:00 am in the Weisz Room of the Maples (110), outgoing MHC Undergraduate Fellow Iris Loehr, an English major in the Honors College, will present on her project “The Bridge is Jammed with Mountain People: Essays on Place in Central Appalachia” by Iris Loehr as part of UMaine's Women in Philosophy conference. By blending creative and academic […]

Video Games Teach History

Cross Insurance Center 515 Main St, Bangor

Saturday, March 23rd | 1:45pm-2:45pm  Meeting Rooms 1&2, Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main Street, Bangor The interactive and immersive quality of video games has helped make them wildly popular and profitable entertainment media. This session will explore how the ability of gamers to relive, alter, and explore a game world has implications on how we […]

Pre-Performance Lecture: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Rd., Orono

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center presents a pre-performance lecture by D Granke, assistant professor in the UMaine School of Performing Arts Division of Theatre, a director, fight director, intimacy director, and theatre movement specialist. Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the world’s foremost all-male comic ballet company,  brings its internationally beloved troupe of dancers to the CCA […]

Eve Beglarian

Minsky Recital Hall Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono

On February 22 at 7:30 p.m., the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center and the UMaine School of Performing Arts will host composer and performer Eve Beglarian. Here's her description of her set list for the concert:   "The first half of tonight’s performance offers you some of the pieces I made in response to a four-month […]

Visions 2024: More of What Makes Us Human

Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Road, Orono

In 2020, the MHC presented its first "Visions" event, highlight current work in the arts and humanities. In 2024, we're pleased to present the sequel: VIsions 2024.  A showcase of current research and creative projects in the arts and humanities, “2024 Visions” will be held on Thursday, February 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Collins […]

We <3 Chapbooks

Bangor Beer Company

"We <3 Chapbooks" is a free reading featuring local Bottlecap Press authors, including former MHC Undergraduate Fellow Paige McHatten. Please join us at Bangor Beer Co. on Thursday, February 8th at 5:00 p.m. to hear from these collections. This event is free and open to all ages. About the Readers: Julia Hills: Julia Hills is […]

“Bméndan: In search of a cartography of responsibility”

Stewart Commons IMRC Stewart Commons, University of Maine, Orono

On Wednesday, February 7 at 3:00 pm in the IMRC, award-winning cartographer Margaret Pearce will conclude her mini-residency at the University of Maine with a talk about her own research on mapping. As part of her residency, Pearce led student workshops on mapping--for those new to cartography and for students with previous experience in GIS.    Pearce's talk, […]

“Eroding History” Screening and Panel Discussion

140 Williams Hall

“Eroding History” Screening and Panel Discussion When: Tuesday, February 6 5:00 p.m. Where: 140 Williams Hall, University of Maine Description: “Eroding History” tells the story of two Black communities on Deal Island, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, that are finding themselves at the intersection of sea level rise, historic racism, and the disappearance of Black communities. It is […]

“A Tree Of Life: The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting” Screening and Discussion

100 D.P. Corbett Hall

Judaic Studies is honored to host a free screening of the documentary film “A Tree of Life: The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting” with a live panel discussion with survivors of that terrible attack.   On October 27th, 2018, a gunman opened fire inside a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing eleven people as they prayed, in what would become […]

The Intersections of Career-Motivated Women and Parenting

Stewart Commons IMRC Stewart Commons, University of Maine, Orono

Join us at 4:00 pm on Friday, December 1, 2023 in the IMRC as outgoing McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellow Paige Allen will lead a participant panel presentation on her […]

River In My Backyard

Neville Hall 100

This event has been rescheduled for Monday, November 13 at 6:00 pm. Kate Dickerson and the design team of the Maine Discovery Museum in downtown Bangor will join the McGillicuddy Humanities […]

This River Is Our Relative

Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Road, Orono

On Thursday, November 9 at 6:00 pm in the Collins Center for the Arts, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center will welcome members of the Sunlight Media Collective for a free screening […]

Free

Pre-Performance Lecture: “The Best of Enemies”

Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Rd., Orono

On November 3 at 6:00 pm in the Bodwell Lounge of the Collins Center for the Arts, former MHC director and professor of communication and journalism Michael Socolow will give […]

I Saw What You Did Podcast – Stephen King Double Feature

Allen and Sally Fernald AP/PE Space Stewart Commons IMRC, UMaine, Orono

Join us on Thursday October 19 from 3:30-5:30 at IMRC 104 (The Fernald Adaptive Presentation & Performance Environment) for a public discussion of two films based on Stephen King novels—Pet […]

Student Trip: Zillman Art Museum

Zillman Art Museum 40 Harlow Street, Bangor

On Friday, September 29, professor of history and former MHC director Liam Riordan will host a UMaine student trip to the Zillman Art Museum (ZAM) in Downtown Bangor (40 Harlow Street) […]

A Conversation with Rhiannon Giddens

100 D.P. Corbett Hall

On Saturday, September 23, the Collins Center for the Arts welcomes GRAMMY, Pulitzer Prize, and MacArthur "Genius" Grant winning performer Rhiannon Giddens to its stage--and that same day, at 1:00 […]

Local Authors Book Reading

Orono Brewing Company 61 Margin Street, Orono

At 5:00 pm on Thursday, September 21, Orono Brewing Company (61 Margin Street, Orono, Maine) hosts a literary reading by local authors, including former McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellow Paige McHatten and MHC Faculty Advisory Group members Hollie Adams and Gregory Howard. This even is free and open to the public.

History Symposium Series: Paul A. Kramer

Zoom

The first lecture of the UMaine History 2023-24 Symposium Series will take place on Monday, Sept. 18th from 3:10-5:00 pm. Dr. Paul A. Kramer (History, Vanderbilt University) will be giving […]

FOUR WINTERS: A Story of Jewish Resistance during World War II

Donald P Corbett Bldg UMaine, Orono

The Maine Jewish Film Festival presents FOUR WINTERS: A Story of Jewish Resistance during World War II, a film by Julia Mintz "A stunning, heartfelt narrative of heroism and resilience" […]

The Rule: A Critical and Creative Presentation

Stewart Commons IMRC Stewart Commons, University of Maine, Orono

On Wednesday, April 19 at 4:30 pm in the IMRC, outgoing MHC Undergraduate Fellow Paige McHatten will present the results of her Fellowship project with a talk and creative writing titled "The […]

Lunch & Learn: Let’s Talk About Gender

312 Memorial Union

Join MHC Undergraduate Fellow Willow Wind on Wednesday, April 19 at noon in Memorial Union room 312 for a lunch and learn session on gender identity. Our society needs to […]

Breaking the Bubble: Boosting News Literacy

Lynch Room, Fogler Library

In recent years, claims of “fake news,” bias and misinformation have become rampant, with many of us wanting to stay informed but feeling overwhelmed, and even saturated, by the 24-hour news cycle. How do we move beyond charges of “fake news” to determine the reliability of news content? How do we ethically consume and share […]

Free

Pre-Performance Lecture: Dan Barrett on Jazz at Lincoln Center

Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Rd., Orono

On Sunday, April 2 at 6:00 p.m., join the Collins Center for the Arts for a pre-performance lecture delivered by UMaine jazz professor Dan Barrett, presented with the support of […]

Free

New Writing Series: Suzette Mayr

Stewart Commons IMRC Stewart Commons, University of Maine, Orono

On Thursday, March 30 at 4:30 pm, the UMaine Department of English New Writing Series presents a reading and Q&A by award-winning novelist Suzette Mayr in the Allen 54′ and […]

Defiant Requiem: Lecture and Performance

Minsky Recital Hall Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono

On March 29-30, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center and the School of Performing Arts welcome renowned conductor Murry Sidlin for a film screening and lecture as part of the 2022-23 MHC […]

Defiant Requiem: Film Screening

Minsky Recital Hall Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono

On March 29-30, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center and the School of Performing Arts welcome renowned conductor Murry Sidlin for a film screening and lecture as part of the 2022-23 MHC […]

Melissa Bragdon Caron

Minsky Recital Hall Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono

On Tuesday, March 28 at 7:30 pm in Minsky Recital Hall, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center and the UMaine School of Performing Arts welcome Melissa Bragdon Caron and her bluegrass band […]

The Meaty Mind: Eating and Thinking in Early Christian Monasticism

Soderberg Lecture Hall Jenness Hall, UMaine, Orono

The University of Maine History Department's 2022-2023 symposium series will hold its next meeting on Monday, March 20th at 3:15pm in Soderberg Auditorium (Jenness Hall). Dr. Jamie Kreiner (University of […]

Pre-Performance Lecture: Marisa Solomon on the Dreamers’ Circus

Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Rd., Orono

On Sunday, February 26 at 2:00 pm, the MHC continues its 2022-23 pre-performance lecture series at the Collins Center for the Arts, with a talk by School of Performing Arts […]

F2M

It is parents’ weekend of Parker’s freshman year, but Parker’s very famous parents aren’t coming—which, trust him, is just as well. Confrontations both painfully funny and deeply poignant are sparked […]

Free

F2M

It is parents’ weekend of Parker’s freshman year, but Parker’s very famous parents aren’t coming—which, trust him, is just as well. Confrontations both painfully funny and deeply poignant are sparked […]

Free

F2M

It is parents’ weekend of Parker’s freshman year, but Parker’s very famous parents aren’t coming—which, trust him, is just as well. Confrontations both painfully funny and deeply poignant are sparked […]

Free

F2M

It is parents’ weekend of Parker’s freshman year, but Parker’s very famous parents aren’t coming—which, trust him, is just as well. Confrontations both painfully funny and deeply poignant are sparked […]

Free

F2M

It is parents’ weekend of Parker’s freshman year, but Parker’s very famous parents aren’t coming—which, trust him, is just as well. Confrontations both painfully funny and deeply poignant are sparked […]

Free

Pre-Performance Lecture: Marisa Solomon on Dreamers’ Circus

Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Rd., Orono

Join us in the Bodwell Lounge of the Collins Center for the Arts on Sunday, February 26 at 2:00 p.m. as cellist and music educator Marisa Solomon introduces the "world-class […]

Pre-Performance Lecture: Scott Cleveland on the Blind Boys of Alabama

Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Rd., Orono

Join the Collins Center for the Arts for a pre-performance lecture given by UMaine jazz professor Scott Cleveland, presented with the support of the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center. […]

Free

Thinking through Feeling: Reflections from a (sort of) Romanticist about the Intersection Between Black Studies and Romanticism

401 Dunn Hall

On Monday, October 31 at 12:00 p.m. in 401 Dunn Hall, Dr. Elizabeth Nieman, associate professor in the Department of English and Director of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at UMaine, will deliver a talk titled "Thinking Through Feeling: Reflections from a (sort of) Romanticist about the Intersection Between Black Studies and Romanticism" as part […]

Free

New Writing Series: Victoria Hood and Lily Rain

Stewart Commons IMRC Stewart Commons, University of Maine, Orono

The UMaine New Writing Series will feature Victoria Hood and Lily Rain, alumnae of the University of Maine's English Department. The event will be held live in the Fernald APPE […]

Free

2022 RIVAS Conference

Wells Conference Center University of Maine, Orono

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center is proud to be a supporter of the 2022 RIVAS (Raising Indigenous Voices in Academia and Society) Conference. RIVAS 2022 supports the scholarship of Indigenous academics […]

Pre-Performance Lecture: Sarah Harlan-Haughey, “As You Like It”

Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Rd., Orono

Join us for a lecture given by UMaine English professor and MHC Faculty Advisory Group member Sarah Harlan-Haughey on Shakespeare's "As You Like It," presented with the support of the […]

Free

Meet the Author: Phuc Tran

On Tuesday, September 27 at 6:00 pm in the atrium of the Bangor Public Library, the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center will co-present an event with Phuc Tran, author of the […]

Free

Reaching Readers

Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium Barrows Hall, University of Maine, Orono

Understanding how best to make a topic, subject or theme relevant to non-specialized audiences is a skill that takes years to master. This roundtable event brings three nationally recognized University […]

Free

Speaking to Citizens, Connecting with Audiences

Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium Barrows Hall, University of Maine, Orono

How might politicians, pundits, journalists, scholars, and other social and cultural leaders best connect with the audiences they need to address?  As part of its 2021-2022 Annual Symposium, the McGillicuddy […]

Fall Poetry Pop Up

Orono Village Green Behind Orono Public Library, Orono

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center is sponsoring a Fall Poetry Pop Up on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. The open-mic poetry reading will be held outdoors at the Orono Village Green amphitheater, located behind the Orono Public Library at 39 Pine Street. The event, which is free and open to the public, welcomes poets […]

Virtual Hidden History Tour of Campus – RESCHEDULED

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 […]

The Art of Climate Change

Figuring out new and creative ways to communicate the reality of climate change remains one of the great challenges facing policy-makers, scientists, and advocates.  This event brings together two artists […]

The Double Standard: Protest Coverage and Racial Bias

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 […]

Women and Climate Change Speaker Series

Women often are on the front lines of climate change impacts, yet are uniquely poised to reshape our institutions towards resilience and gender equity. Women are increasingly in leadership roles, […]

The Art of Breathing: Original Feminist Poetry by Bria Lamonica

McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellow Bria Lamonica will be presenting an original collection of poems, "The Art of Breathing," on December 8 at 5:30 p.m. ET. Free and open to the public. Join the Zoom reading here. Lamonica is a fourth-year English major with a concentration in creative writing and a minor in psychology. As part […]

Telling the Story of Climate Change

This event, part of the MHC's 2020-2021 Symposium on "The Story of Climate Change" brings together people from different professional fields tasked with communicating the impact of climate change to the public. The panel (which will be remote, via Zoom) […]

Free

Harlan County, USA: The Story of Climate Change Film Series

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center Symposium Film Series returns with narrative and documentary films that engage with this year's symposium theme, "The Story of Climate Change." The selected films present visions […]

McGillicuddy Humanities Center Funding Fall Deadline

Applications and proposals for student and faculty funding from the McGillicuddy Humanities Center are due October 19, 2020. More information about each opportunity is available below, or on our website […]

Wall-E: The Story of Climate Change Film Series

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center Symposium Film Series returns with narrative and documentary films that engage with this year's symposium theme, "The Story of Climate Change." The selected films present visions […]

Careers in Public History workshop

Online

Kate Axelson Foster from the Career Center will lead a virtual workshop on "Careers in Public History" on September 25, 2020 at 3 p.m. Foster will provide students with tips for navigating the […]

Free

Virtual NEH Grant Writing Workshop

Online

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 […]

Free

Humanities Faculty Fall Welcome Event

MLK Plaza University of Maine, Orono

Humanities Faculty Fall Welcome Event September 18, 2020, 3pm - 4:30pm Martin Luther King Plaza The McGillicuddy Humanities Center will be sponsoring a welcome event to introduce new and returning faculty […]

Free

DH Pop In: Simple Mapping

Building off of the success of the Black Digital History event this spring, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center will be continuing their DH Pop In series throughout the year to show […]

DH Pop In: Building Digital Timelines

Online

Building off of the success of the Black Digital History event this spring, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center will be continuing their DH Pop In series throughout the year to show the potential and accessibility of the digital humanities for research and classroom use. Spearheaded by the MHC's Humanities Specialist Karen Sieber, each event will showcase […]

Free

Innocence Unprotected: The Cinema of Colonization and Decolonization

Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium Barrows Hall, University of Maine, Orono

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center is holding a year-long film series examining "The Cinema of Colonization and Decolonization" as part of our annual symposium. The films selected engage with the theme in a variety of ways, from incorporating the legacies of colonization into the storyline to disrupting traditional Western systems and methods of production and distribution. […]

Free

(CANCELED) Coffy: The Cinema of Colonization and Decolonization

Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium Barrows Hall, University of Maine, Orono

The March 9 showing of the film Coffy  is CANCELED due to unforeseen travel delays with the speaker. Tomorrow's talk with Professor Mathijs is also canceled. Future "Cinema of Colonization and Decolonization" events listed below will continue as scheduled.   The McGillicuddy Humanities Center is holding a year-long film series examining "The Cinema of Colonization […]

Free

Visiting Professor Erin J. Kappeler’s lecture on “Mary Austin’s Time Machine: Modernist Poetics and Settler Time”

Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium Barrows Hall, University of Maine, Orono

Visiting professor Erin J. Kappeler (Tulane University) will be speaking in Hill Auditorium in Barrows Hall on Wednesday, March 4, at 3PM. Kappeler will explore key texts by the modernist poet and activist Mary Austin, who helped to invent Native American poetry as a field, to show that the concept of free verse was a […]

Free

Pre-performance Lecture: Birdie Sawyer on “Flex Ave” by FLEXN

Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Rd., Orono

“This dance form, these artists won’t be boxed in.” – New York Times Following breakthrough performances at New York’s Park Avenue Armory, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Manchester International Festival, and […]

Free

Black Digital History Lunch and Learn: A DH Pop In

Multicultural Student Center 3rd floor, Memorial Union, Orono

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center and the Multicultural Student Center are holding a Black Digital History lunch and learn on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 12 p.m. in the Multicultural Student […]

Free

Pre-performance lecture by William Yellow Robe on The Color Purple

Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Road, Orono

THE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic conquered Broadway […]

Free

Bangor Humanities Day 2020

Downtown Bangor Bangor

The 8th Annual Bangor Humanities Day on Feb. 1 will celebrate music, art, history, literature and other humanities disciplines at venues throughout downtown Bangor. The free public event is sponsored by the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center at the University of Maine. The day kicks off at Bangor Public Library at 10 a.m. with […]

Free

Decolonizing Museum Practices: Implications for Universities and Schools

Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Rd., Orono

Starr Kelly (Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg), Curator of Education at the Abbe Museum, will be speaking on "Decolonizing Museum Practices: Implications for Universities and Schools" from 4:00 to 5:30 pm on […]

Free

Aydrea Walden, “Black Girl in a Big Dress”

Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium Barrows Hall, University of Maine, Orono

The Rising Tide Center, in collaboration with the Honors College, the Bailey Fund, the Communication and Journalism Department, and the McGillicuddy Humanities Center, presents two unique events with stand-up comedienne […]

Free

Aydrea Walden, “The Oreo Experience”

Minsky Recital Hall Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono

The Rising Tide Center, in collaboration with the Honors College, the Bailey Fund, the Communication and Journalism Department, and the McGillicuddy Humanities Center, presents stand-up comedienne Aydrea Walden performing "a […]

Free

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

Writing Center Neville Hall, #404, Orono

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 […]

McGillicuddy Humanities Center Film Series : Before Tomorrow

Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium Barrows Hall, University of Maine, Orono

Greg Quill's review of Before Tomorrow from The Star: "A disturbing and powerful metaphor for the doom visited on the Inuit after their insulated world was penetrated by Europeans in […]

Pre-Performance Lecture by King Chair Caroline Bicks,”Midsummer Night Queens”

Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Rd., Orono

Pre-performance reception and lecture entitled “Midsummer-Night Queens”, presented by the McGillicuddy Humanities Center. UMaine professor and Stephen E. King Chair Caroline Bicks, a Shakespeare scholar, will conduct the lecture about […]

Free

Wabanaki Artist Showcase – James Francis

Hudson Museum

Wabanaki Artist Showcases at the Hudson Museum provide an opportunity to see artists in action.  Join a free demonstration and talk by James Francis, Penobscot Multimedia Artist. See the Hudson […]

Human Beans: A Bean Supper Series

Church of Universal Fellowship 82 Main Street, Orono

Throughout the Fall, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center will be holding a series of bean suppers as part of our annual symposium theme of "Society, Colonization and Decolonization." Each of the suppers […]

Free

Mary and Molly: In the Spirit of the Ancestors

Bangor Public Library 145 Harlow St., Bangor

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center and the Bangor Public Library present “Mary and Molly: In the Spirit of the Ancestors, a Birthday to Remember” A One Act play by Donna M. […]

Free

Human Beans: A Bean Supper Series

Church of Universal Fellowship 82 Main Street, Orono

Throughout the Fall, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center will be holding a series of bean suppers as part of our annual symposium theme of "Society, Colonization and Decolonization." Each of the suppers […]

Free

Pre-Performance Lecture: Jupiter String Quartet

Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Road, Orono

Anatole Wieck, professor of Music, Violin/Viola and Orchestra at UMaine, will give a pre-performace lecture before Jupiter String Quartet takes the stage Friday night. The 6:30pm lecture will be held […]

Wabanaki Artist Showcase – Butch Phillips

Hudson Museum

Wabanaki Artist Showcases at the Hudson Museum provide an opportunity to see artists in action.  Join a free demonstration and talk by Butch Phillips, Penobscot Birchbark Artist on November 6, […]

Human Beans: A Bean Supper Series

Church of Universal Fellowship 82 Main Street, Orono

Throughout the Fall, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center will be holding a series of bean suppers as part of our annual symposium theme of "Society, Colonization and Decolonization." Each of the suppers […]

Free

McGillicuddy Humanities Center Film Series : Carol

Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium Barrows Hall, University of Maine, Orono

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center Film Series will feature a collection of six films throughout the academic year related to "The Cinema of Colonization and Decolonization." The global films in the […]

Human Beans: A Bean Supper Series

Church of Universal Fellowship 82 Main Street, Orono

Throughout the Fall, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center will be holding a series of bean suppers as part of our annual symposium theme of "Society, Colonization and Decolonization." Each of the suppers […]

Free

Human Beans: A Bean Supper Series

Church of Universal Fellowship 82 Main Street, Orono

Throughout the Fall, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center will be holding a series of bean suppers as part of our annual symposium theme of "Society, Colonization and Decolonization." Each of the suppers […]

Free

McGillicuddy Humanities Center Film Series : Zama

Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium Barrows Hall, University of Maine, Orono

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center Film Series will feature a collection of six films throughout the academic year related to "The Cinema of Colonization and Decolonization." The global films in the […]

Arthur Rimbaud: A 165th Birthday Celebration and Poetry Reading

Coe Room, Memorial Union University of Maine, Orono

McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellow Noah Loveless will lead a group reading of poet Arthur Rimbaud's work "A Season In Hell" on the 165th anniversary of Rimbaud's birth. Join the MHC […]

Free

Madeline Sayet, “Indigenous Shakespeares”

Allen and Sally Fernald AP/PE Space Stewart Commons IMRC, UMaine, Orono

Award winning Mohegan director and Visiting Libra Professor Madeline Sayet will discuss the historical relationship between Native peoples and Shakespearean performance, and how Native artists have used Shakespearean productions as […]

Free

Wabanaki Artist Showcase – Frances Soctomah

Hudson Museum

Wabanaki Artist Showcases at the Hudson Museum provide an opportunity to see artists in action.  Join us for a free demonstration and talk by Frances Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Basketmaker. Click here […]

Free Artober Bus Trip to Bangor Arts Exchange and UMaine Museum of Art

Collins Center for the Arts Parking Lot, Bowdoin College, Maine Historical Society, Portland Museum of Art

A free bus will depart the Collins Center for the Arts parking lot at 4:15 PM on Friday, October 4, 2019. Seats are available on a first come first serve […]

Free

Wabanaki Artist Showcase – Molly Neptune Parker

Hudson Museum

Wabanaki Artist Showcases at the Hudson Museum provide an opportunity to see artists in action. Molly Neptune Parker, Passamaquoddy Basketmaker and 2012 National Heritage Fellow, will be presenting a free […]

Until the War is Over: An Opera in One Act

Class of 1944 Hall

A lecture by Jennifer Moxley will precede a public workshop of selections from Until the War is Over: An Opera in One Act, Based on H.D.’s Bid Me to Live […]

Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

he Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference will be held at the beautiful University of Maine campus in Orono, ME, from May 30 to June 1, 2019. Please join us for a […]

University of Maine Singers presents Handel’s “Messiah”

Collins Center for the Arts 2 Flagstaff Road, Orono

The University of Maine Singers, under the direction of Francis John Vogt, will perform George Frideric Handel’s beloved oratorio Messiah. They will be joined by an orchestra of School of […]

Franco Americans, Acadians, and the Great War: The Legacies of WWI

Franco-American Centre 110 Crossland Hall, UMaine, Orono

This panel will examine Franco American experience during and after World War I. This spring marks one hundred years since the first Red Scare, landmark pieces of linguistic and educational […]