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3:00 pm

Hidden Energy: Agriculture’s Long-Term Sustainability

October 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Engineering Science Research Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States

A talk by Geoff Cunfer, University of Saskatchewan, 2019 McBride Distinguished Lecturer in History. For most of human history, farmers were society’s crucial energy suppliers, fueling human labor and animal transportation. Firewood and charcoal from farms cooked food, heated homes, and fired industry. Agriculture set the limits of economic productivity. Fossil fuels became important only […]

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6:00 pm

McGillicuddy Humanities Center Film Series: Zama

October 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Auditorium, Engineering Science Research Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center Film Series will feature a collection of six films throughout the academic year related to "The Cinema of Colonization and Decolonization." The global films in the series, from France, Africa, Canada, Argentina and the United States, examine colonialism, racism and post-colonial identity, as well as decolonization of the film industry itself. […]

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