Northeastern Americas: Humanities Research and Education

BDN Publishes ‘My Maine Culture’ Digital Postcard Collaboration with UMHC

The Bangor Daily News published 50 digital postcards as part of its “My Maine Culture” collaboration with the University of Maine Humanities Center. The project was created to celebrate Maine’s sense of place. In December, members of the public were invited to submit a digital postcard — an image or video with accompanying text — […]

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Carnegie Foundation Selects UMaine for 2015 Community Engagement Classification

The University of Maine is one of 240 colleges and universities in the United States selected to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UMaine and 156 other institutions received reclassification; 83 colleges and universities received first-time classification. In 2008, UMaine and Bates College were the first […]

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Press Herald Outlines ‘Historical Atlas of Maine’

The Portland Press Herald said the recently released “Historical Atlas of Maine” tells the state’s story with “masterful depth and visuals.” Burton Hatlen, a University of Maine English professor, poet and mentor to Stephen King, envisioned and proposed the idea for an atlas in 1997. When Hatlen died in 2008, UMaine colleagues Stephen Hornsby and […]

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Free Press, Weekly Promote Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market

The Free Press in Rockland previewed the 20th annual Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine. Molly Neptune Parker and her grandson, George Soctomah Neptune will be two of the featured artists. The […]

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UMHC, BDN Team up for ‘My Maine Culture’ Project, Seek Digital Postcards

The University of Maine Humanities Center has partnered with the Bangor Daily News on “My Maine Culture,” a project to celebrate Maine’s sense of place. The public is encouraged to submit a digital postcard — an image or video with accompanying text — to the BDN by Dec. 16. Visuals should capture participants’ Maine culture […]

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Artisans to Highlight Ye Olde Holiday Shoppe on Dec. 6

Looking to give unique, locally crafted gifts this holiday season? Check out the Ye Olde Holiday Shoppe from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the University of Maine Page Farm and Home Museum. Twenty-seven area artisans, including woodcarvers, bread-makers, felters, photographers, knitters, jewelers and quilters, will be selling their wares at the […]

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