Presentations on counterculture phenomenon to be held April 17

The University of Maine Canadian-American Center, along with the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center, will host presentations April 17 about the counterculture phenomenon of the 1960s.

“Reconsidering the Counterculture 50 Years On,” will be held from noon–1:30 p.m. in the Bangor Room of the Memorial Union.

Presentations will be made by Stephen Hornsby, director of UMaine’s Canadian-American Center and professor of anthropology and Canadian studies; Richard Judd, professor emeritus of history; and Frédéric Rondeau, assistant director of the Canadian-American Center and assistant professor of French.

Hornsby will discuss “Hippie Maps and City Views: California’s Counterculture Cartography,” Judd will present ‘‘Was Henry a Hippie? Locating Thoreau in a Changing Modern World,” and Rondeau will speak about ‘‘Where to Land When You are High? Territoriality and Quebec Counterculture.’’

The event is free and open to the public. Lunch and beverages will be provided.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Stephanie Crosby, 581.4220;