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The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright: Communities of Women in the Northeast Borderlands

October 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

| Free

A lecture and discussion with visiting scholar Ann Little, professor of history at Colorado State University. 

Based on Little’s prize-winning book “The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright: Communities of Women in the Northeast Borderlands,” the talk will focus on an English girl from Wells, Maine, who lived with Wabanaki people for several years and then became the Ursuline mother superior in Québec. 

Lunch will be provided. 

Part of the McGillicuddy Humanities Center Symposium 2019–20: Society, Colonization, and Decolonization. Events are free and open to the public. For more information, visit umaine.edu/mhc

Details

Date:
October 3, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Bumps Room, Memorial Union
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Organizer

Liam Riordan
Phone:
207.581.1913
Email:
riordan@maine.edu