Northeastern Americas: Humanities Research and Education

Nick Rotter-Weller: Californian flourishes in UMaine’s climate

Nick Rotter-Weller is an inaugural recipient of the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center (MHC) Undergraduate Fellowship at the University of Maine. The fellowship provides financial support so the senior English major can concentrate on coursework, develop his research project, work collaboratively with peers, participate in interdisciplinary humanities programs, and gain professional skills. Rotter-Weller has […]

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Kim Crowley: Humanities fellowship recipient finds therapy in poetry

Kim Crowley is an inaugural recipient of the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center (MHC) Undergraduate Fellowship at the University of Maine. The fellowship provides financial support so the senior English major can concentrate on coursework, develop her research project, work collaboratively with peers, participate in interdisciplinary humanities programs, and gain professional skills. The Newport, […]

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Student proposals for Bangor Humanities Day extended to Feb. 1

The Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center has extended its deadline to Feb. 1 for poster, panel and performance proposals for Bangor Humanities Day on March 2. Humanities students are invited to showcase their work among professionals at the annual multidisciplinary collaboration and celebration of the study of what makes us human, says Amy Holt, […]

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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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