Tag: community

Fall Poetry Pop Up

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 […]

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The Atlantic Black Box: Reckoning with New England’s Complicity in the Slave Trade

Atlantic Black Box is a public history project that empowers communities throughout New England to take up the critical work of researching and reckoning with our region’s complicity in the slave trade and the broader slave economy. This grassroots historical recovery movement is powered by citizen historians and guided by a broad coalition of scholars, community leaders, […]

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“Humanities As Activism” panel to feature noted poet and artists

On Thursday, November 12, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center will be sponsoring a panel on “The Humanities as Activism in Chicago.” This session of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Series will feature three remarkable panelists whose work at the intersection of the humanities and activism has garnered national attention: Tonika Johnson, Kevin Coval, and Nicole Marroquin. Free and […]

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