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January 2020

Decolonizing Museum Practices: Implications for Universities and Schools

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts, 2 Flagstaff Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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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 Monday, January 27. The talk will be held in Bodwell Lounge on the third floor of Collins Center for the Arts. Light refreshments will be served before the talk. Jennifer Neptune (Penobscot), director of the Penobscot Nation Museum, and Gretchen Faulkner, director of the Hudson Museum, will introduce the speaker…

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2020 Visions: The Humanities at UMaine

January 31 @ 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. Attendees…

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February 2020

Bangor Humanities Day 2020

February 1
Downtown Bangor Bangor, ME 04401 United States + Google Map
Free

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 live music in the atrium by UMaine's premiere all-treble a cappella group Renaissance, currently celebrating their 20th anniversary . From 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m., students from…

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

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, 2 Flagstaff Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

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 in an all-new “ravishingly re-conceived production that is a glory to behold” (TheNew York Times). Don’t miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South. Experience the exhilarating power of this Tony-winning triumph that New York Magazine calls…

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Pre-Performance Lecture by Dick Brucher on Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons”

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts, 2 Flagstaff Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Friday, February 7, 2020 6 p.m. reception and lecture (FREE) 7 p.m. show (WITH TICKET) The McGillicuddy Humanities Center presents UMaine professor Dick Brucher, who will be giving a pre-performance lecture on Arthur Miller's play All My Sons on Friday, February 7 at 6 p.m. The play, which broadcasts live from The Old Vic in London following the lecture, stars Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day). Jeremy Herrin directs the cast, which…

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March 2020

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

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts, 2 Flagstaff Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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“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 an upcoming residency for the inaugural season of The Shed in New York City, FLEX AVE., the brand new creation of Flexn dance pioneer Reggie “Regg Roc” Gray, will be coming to the University of Maine's Collins Center for the Arts. Join the McGillicuddy Humanities Center in Bodwell Lounge (3rd floor of…

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