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September 2017

Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture by Sara Morris

September 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Neville Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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"Accounting for Happiness: The Rewards of Unlikely Career Choices, and the Lasting Value of Kindness," a talk by Sara M. Morris, Managing Director, Stone Coast Fund Services LLC. After initially considering that she might become an actress or a doctor, Sara Morris earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Maine in 1986 with highest honors and highest distinction. She began her career as a CPA in Boston with Deloitte and Touche, and has held senior leadership positions with high-growth…

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Decolonizing Academic Spaces: Women of Color Speaking on Student Success, Allyship and Motherhood

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coe Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

UMaine Women in Academia and the Women and Gender Studies will host a live stream of a panel of five Women of Color (WoC) Scholars taking place in Baton Rouge, LA. The purpose of the panel is to amplify the voices of women of color in academia and shed light to the struggles they face in academic, predominantly white spaces. One goal of the panel is to demystify the road to success for women of color by discussing the emotional…

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Sanctuary: How do we Prepare for Living that Commitment?

September 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Presented by Dr. Joseph Cistone, CEO of IPM (International Partners in Mission), working across borders of faith, culture, and economic circumstance to create partnerships that build justice, peace and hope, and a lecturer in Social Ethics at Yale Divinity School and Pastor of Seaside UCC on MDI. Part of the Marxist-Socialist Studies Controversies Series. Click here for a full schedule of events in the Fall 2017 lecture series. Free and open to the public. Brown bag lunch.  

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Truth, Healing and Change in the Land of the Dawn

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Free

Learn about the collective history and relationship of Maine and Wabanaki people through an understanding of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). What is the history and future of TRC? Barbara Kates, Maine communities organizer for Maine Wabanaki REACH, will address this and other questions. Free admission. Refreshments served.    

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Cholo in Peru, Latino in the United States. How Similar is Racism and White Privilege in the North and in the South? A Personal History

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
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Free

A talk presented by Marco Aviles, author and journalist. A reception will follow the lecture. Part of the 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month lecture series. All events are free and open to the public. To view the series flyer, click here.

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Sustainability Success Through Community Conservation

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aubert Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The School of Marine Sciences presents a talk by Dr. Anthony Charles, St. Mary’s University. Hosted by Josh Stoll. All School of Marine Science seminars are in Room 354, Aubert Hall at 11 a.m. on Fridays. Refreshments are available at 10:45 a.m. A voluntary brown bag lunch involving the speaker will follow the seminar to generate interdisciplinary discussions around the presented marine science topic. For more information, contact Susan Brawley at brawley@maine.edu.

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The To-Night Show at the Emera Astronomy Center

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 29, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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In this all-live late night talk show styled planetarium program, your host will bring you the latest and greatest in astronomy news including NASA missions, new discoveries, and plenty of (bad) jokes. Starring 4-time Emmy watching host Scott Mitchell, the legally and creatively distinct To-night Show offers fun and entertainment, while definitely not infringing on the copyright of NBC. The guest stars here are a lot brighter than your usual fare. Come check it out. Praise for the To-Night Show: "Isn't…

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October 2017

Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 29, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Perseus and Andromeda is a fun-filled retelling of the tale of the beautiful but unfortunate princess Andromeda, who in divine punishment for her mother’s bragging, is sacrificed to a sea monster — and rescued by the Greek hero Perseus. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view the calendar. Tickets may be purchased online,by phone at 207.581.1341, or at the Emera Astronomy Center ticket box office prior…

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Putting Human Population Growth and Attendant Consumption Back on the Radar Screen: A Fisheries Perspective

October 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norman Smith Hall, Room 107, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Presented by Professor Karin Limburg, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The Mitchell Center hosts a weekly talk series covering a variety of sustainability topics. For a full schedule of these events, visit umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/.

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Experimental Knowledge in the Age of Digital Humanities

October 2 @ 3:10 pm - 4:00 pm
Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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On Monday, Oct. 2, Todd Presner, Professor of Germanic Languages, Comparative Literature, and Jewish Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles will deliver a lecture titled "Experimental Knowledge in the Age of Digital Humanities." The event is part of the History Department's 2017–18 Symposium Series and the 2017 Digital Humanities Week. It will be held at 3:10 p.m. in the Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall.

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New Writing Series — Claire Donato (Poetry, Digital Humanities)

October 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
AP/PE Space, IMRC, Stewart Commons, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The New Writing Series opens its eighteenth season of literary programming at the University of Maine with a fiction reading on September 14. The line-up for the fall is as follows: Sept. 14 — Joanna Ruocco (fiction) Sept. 21 — Mark Tardi (poetry) Oct. 5 — Claire Donato (poetry, digital humanities) Oct. 19 — Roy Kesey (fiction) Nov. 9 — Idra Novey (fiction) All NWS events are held at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoons in the Allen and Sally Fernald APPE Space in 104 Stewart Commons. Visiting writers are introduced by English faculty members. All events are free and open to…

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Puntos Suspensivos: A Personal Geography for Hispanic Heritage Month

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
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Free

A talk presented by Zachary Ludington, assistant professor of Spanish, University of Maine. A reception will follow the lecture. Part of the 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month lecture series. All events are free and open to the public. To view the series flyer, click here.

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Mysteries of the Unseen World

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Take an extraordinary journey into unseen worlds and hidden dimensions beyond our normal vision to uncover the mysteries of things too fast, too slow, too small or simply invisible. What it would be like if we had x-ray vision, or infrared vision like a mosquito, how a bee’s eyes see through ultraviolet light? Peer into the world of wonders too small for the human eye to see — from the minute structures on a butterfly’s wing and the tiny organisms that…

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Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 29, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Perseus and Andromeda is a fun-filled retelling of the tale of the beautiful but unfortunate princess Andromeda, who in divine punishment for her mother’s bragging, is sacrificed to a sea monster — and rescued by the Greek hero Perseus. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view the calendar. Tickets may be purchased online,by phone at 207.581.1341, or at the Emera Astronomy Center ticket box office prior…

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Sistering with Carasque — A Journey in Solidarity

October 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
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Free

A talk presented by Katie Greenman, PICA Volunteer. A reception will follow the lecture. Part of the 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month lecture series. All events are free and open to the public. To view the series flyer, click here.

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2017 Cohen Lecture: Assessing the First Year of an Unconventional Presidency

October 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The biennial William S. Cohen Lecture Series, the signature program of the Cohen Institute, brings major public figures to campus for a public discussion of significant issues in U.S. politics and international affairs. This event will be hosted by The Honorable William S. Cohen, former Secretary of Defense, with special guests Ambassador Marc Grossman, former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, and The Honorable Andrew H. Card Jr., former Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush. RSVP is requested: 207.581.1755.

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Mysteries of the Unseen World

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Take an extraordinary journey into unseen worlds and hidden dimensions beyond our normal vision to uncover the mysteries of things too fast, too slow, too small or simply invisible. What it would be like if we had x-ray vision, or infrared vision like a mosquito, how a bee’s eyes see through ultraviolet light? Peer into the world of wonders too small for the human eye to see — from the minute structures on a butterfly’s wing and the tiny organisms that…

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Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda

October 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 29, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Perseus and Andromeda is a fun-filled retelling of the tale of the beautiful but unfortunate princess Andromeda, who in divine punishment for her mother’s bragging, is sacrificed to a sea monster — and rescued by the Greek hero Perseus. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view the calendar. Tickets may be purchased online,by phone at 207.581.1341, or at the Emera Astronomy Center ticket box office prior…

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News Production of Climate Change Impacts for Diverse Audiences: The Case Study of Sea Level Rise and South Florida

October 16 @ 12:00 pm
Dunn Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A presentation by Juliet Pinto, Associate Professor, Florida International University. Part of the CMJ Colloquium Series Fall 2017.

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The Politics of a Sustainable Coast: Money, Science, Democracy, and Climate in Southeastern Louisiana

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norman Smith Hall, Room 107, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Presented by Michael Haedicke, Associate Professor of Sociology, Drake University. Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center. The Mitchell Center hosts a weekly talk series covering a variety of sustainability topics. For a full schedule of these events, visit umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/.

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