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Spring Art Exhibit Examines Conceptions of “Home”

The Wilson Center has a new art exhibit on display this semester entitled, “#Uprooted: Some Sense of Home.” This collective community project was coordinated by Maine artist Susan Smith, who was a recipient of a 2016-2017 SCOPE Grant from the Wilson Center. Inspired by the worldwide immigrant/refugee crisis, in which so many are fleeing their […]

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Dorothy Clarke Wilson Peace Writing Prize Topic Announced

The topic for the 2018 Dorothy Clarke Wilson Peace Writing Prize has been announced by The Wilson Center. The year 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which is an appropriate time to reflect on his legacy. Applicants are asked to reflect on the following quote, taken from the speech […]

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Open Houses for “Along the Migrant Trails” Art Exhibit

Come and see the human side of the “immigration issue.” Now through mid-November, an art exhibit at The Wilson Center features artifacts left by migrants and collected by humanitarian groups along the Arizona/Mexico border. Learn more about the countless migrants traveling through dangerous terrain in hope of a better future, often paying for their dreams […]

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Interfaith Luncheon Series Resumes October 2, 2017

The Wilson Center and the Judaic Studies Program, with a grant from the Jewish Community Endowment Associates, cordially invite you to a free Interfaith Luncheon on Monday, October 2, 2017 at the Wilson Center, 67 College Ave. 11:30am-1pm TOPIC: “The role of faith in Social Action/Activism” Presenters: Dina Yacoubagha is a member of the Islamic […]

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Wilson Center Meditation Group to Resume September 11th

Interested in learning more about mindfulness meditation? Looking for a community with whom to build or resume a personal practice? You are invited to join the weekly meditation group at the Wilson Center. With an initial 6 week introduction to meditation and mindfulness in the style of Thich Nhat Hanh, this group is ideal for […]

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Professor Roger Brooks to speak at Wilson Center

Scholar-in-Residence Roger Brooks will be in the Bangor/Orono area to speak on Judaism, Bias, Hatred, and the Holocaust on September 7-9, 2017. Professor Brooks will be speaking at The Wilson Center (67 College Avenue, Orono) at 7pm on September 7th. His topic will be “Defining Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism,” and following his lecture a nuanced discussion […]

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