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12:30 pm

Student Activism in the Fall of 2019

November 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Student panel organized by Rob Laraway of the Maine Peace Action Committee. What are the current challenges for student activism and how are students responding to such issues as violence and conflict, gun violence, student alienation, racism, sexism, student debt, immigration, health care, and environmental destruction? Part of the Fall 2019 Socialist and Marxist Studies […]

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1:00 pm

Maine Indian Policy, Racism, and Sovereignty: Wabanaki Reflections on the State of Maine Constitution

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Career Center, Memorial Union, Room 3F, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Presented by Darren Ranco and the Multicultural Student Center. 

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4:00 pm

Department of Philosophy Colloquium Series 2019–20 Fall Semester

November 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Maples, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

"Projection as a Failure of Self-knowledge," a talk by Lauren Ashwell, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Bates College.  

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4:30 pm

New Writing Series: Poetry Reading by Stefania Heim and Kristen Case

November 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
AP/PE Space, IMRC, Stewart Commons, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A public reading by poets Stefania Heim and Kristen Case.  Stefania Heim is a poet, scholar, translator, editor and educator, and is the author of the poetry collections "HOUR BOOK" and "A Table That Goes On for Miles." Kristen Case is a co-editor of "21 | 19: Contemporary Poets in the Nineteenth-Century Archive," and is also the […]

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6:00 pm

Pre-Performance Lecture by King Chair Caroline Bicks: ‘Midsummer Night Queens’

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Pre-performance reception and lecture titled “Midsummer Night Queens,” presented by the McGillicuddy Humanities Center. UMaine professor and Stephen E. King Chair Caroline Bicks, a Shakespeare scholar, will conduct the lecture about Shakespeare’s magical comedy "A Midsummer Night's Dream," which features an abundance of queens, including an off-stage appearance by Elizabeth I herself. Bicks will discuss […]

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