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10:00 am

Patriarchy and Politics: A Discussion with Professor Greta LaFleur

October 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Stodder Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Join Greta LaFleur, who will present the 2019 Geddes W. Simpson Lecture in the afternoon, for an informal discussion of the value of patriarchy for analyzing the politics of gender and sexuality. Presented with generous support from the Geddes W. Simpson Lecture Series Fund and the University of Maine Foundation. Students are encouraged to attend […]

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3:00 pm

2019 Geddes W. Simpson Lecture: Greta LaFleur

October 22, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Buchanan Alumni House, 160 College Ave.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The natural history of sexuality in North America will be the focus of the 2019 Geddes W. Simpson Lecture by Greta LaFleur, associate professor of American studies at Yale University. This event is free and open to the public.  LaFleur’s research and teaching focus on early North American literacy and cultural studies, and the histories […]

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3:30 pm

Hidden Energy: Agriculture’s Long-Term Sustainability

October 22, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Hill Auditorium, Engineering Science Research Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States

Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions presents a talk by the 2019 McBride Distinguished Lecturer in History Geoff Cunfer, professor of History, University of Saskatchewan. 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. […]

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5:30 pm

Human Beans: A Bean Supper Series

October 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 19, 2019

Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St.
Orono, ME 04473 United States

Throughout the fall, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center will be holding a series of bean suppers as part of its annual symposium theme of "Society, Colonization and Decolonization." Each of the suppers will feature a different cultural identity and bean recipe, including Franco-American bean-hole beans with brown bread, U.S. southwestern-style beans with red and green chiles, Cuban bean […]

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