Tag: history

Tarred and Feathered: UMaine’s Hidden Connection to the Red Summer of 1919

Karen Sieber, Humanities Specialist at the McGillicuddy Humanities Center, will speak at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, about her research, “Tarred and Feathered: UMaine’s Hidden Connection to the Red Summer of 1919.” Free and open to the public.  Co-sponsored by the McGillicuddy Humanities Center and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion. Join […]

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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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Careers in Public History workshop

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 public history job market. Attendees will learn about how to search and apply for internships and careers in public history, including work with museums, archives, historic […]

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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 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 […]

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DH Pop In: Building Digital Timelines

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 […]

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Black Digital History Lunch and Learn: A DH Pop In

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 Center on the 3rd floor of Memorial Union. Stop by for lunch. Leave with new tools in your knowledge arsenal. Karen Sieber from the McGillicuddy […]

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Bangor Humanities Day 2020

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 […]

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2020 Visions: The Humanities at UMaine

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 […]

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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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