Northeastern Americas: Humanities Research and Education

Applications sought for McGillicuddy Humanities Center fellowship

Applications are being accepted for the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellows program at the University of Maine. The program offers junior and senior humanities students the support needed to concentrate on coursework, develop research and creative projects, work collaboratively with others, participate in interdisciplinary humanities programs, and gain professional skills. Fellows attend, […]

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Public News Service covers ‘They Remember Me Still’

Public News Service reported that Penobscot Nation member Carol Dana and University of Maine English professor Margo Lukens have created a bilingual book to preserve the Penobscot language that will be published in 2019. “They Remember Me Still” includes 13 tales about Penobscot cultural hero Gluskape that Newell Lyon told to Frank Speck, who wrote […]

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Author Richard Rubin to give talk on World War I Oct. 23

Author Richard Rubin will give a talk titled “World War I: The Most Jewish War in History?” on Oct. 23 in the McIntire Room of Buchanan Alumni House at the University of Maine. Rubin is the author of four books, two of which are about America and World War I: “The Last of the Doughboys” […]

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Call for submissions by new Franco-American journal Résonance

Résonance, a new digital, curated Franco-American literary journal that will showcase, distribute and encourage creative works by established and emerging writers, is accepting submissions for its inaugural issue. The journal, which will be published in the University of Maine’s Digital Commons, is intended to provide a literary outlet for the cultural work of Franco-American and […]

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Proposals sought for Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference

The Maine State Bicentennial Conference Committee at the University of Maine seeks presentation proposals that explore all aspects of the Maine statehood process and the bicentennial for the event that will be held next spring. The Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference will be held May 30–June 1, 2019 on the UMaine campus with a field […]

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Canadian-American Center map wins major award

The University of Maine Canadian-American Center map by Margaret Pearce, “Coming Home to Indigenous Place Names in Canada,” has been named co-winner in the Thematic Map category of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society’s 2017 Map Design Competition. The society represents professional cartographers in North America, and the judges include experts from the Smithsonian, Library […]

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