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September 2016
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2016 UMaine Presidential Debate Watch Party

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
North Pod of Memorial Union,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A University of Maine Presidential Debate Watch Party will be held in the North Pod of Memorial Union on Monday, Sept. 26 from 8:30-11 p.m., for the first debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. UMaine political science professors Rich Powell and Rob Glover will introduce the debate and facilitate pre- and post-debate discussion according to nonpartisan guidelines set by the Commission on Presidential Debates. Free pizza, snacks, and refreshments will be provided. This event is sponsored by the…

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German Table

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 16, 2016
Little Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Conversation in German. All levels of ability are welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch. Occurs weekly on Wednesdays when classes are in session.

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The 14th Amendment in Franco American Life

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Franco-American Centre,
Crossland Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

In 1938, Claudia Breton Emond was arrested in Biddeford, Maine, and deported to Thetford Mines, Canada, the town she had left in 1027. Her daughter, Thérèse, born in Thetford Mines during a two-week vacation there, was deported when she was nine in 1939. Following the passage of the 14th Amendment, the United States increasingly made distinctions between citizens and non-citizens, between those who had a right to be here and those who, without that right, could be deported. This panel…

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Spanish Table

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 17, 2016
Little Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Conversation in Spanish. All levels of ability are welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch. Occurs weekly on Thursdays when classes are in session.

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Sustainable Degrowth: A Paradigm to Address Climate Change, Inequality, and Alienation

September 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A talk by Mark Anderson, University of Maine School of Economics. Part of the Socialist and Marxist Studies Fall 2016 Series (Controversy Series). Click here for a full list of events.

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New Writing Series Fall 2016: Trevor Joyce

September 29 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
A.P.P.E. Space, IMRC, Stewart Commons,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The New Writing Series provides a showcase for innovative contemporary writing on the University of Maine’s flagship campus in Orono on selected Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. All events are held in the Allen and Sally Fernald APPE Space in 104 Stewart Commons and are free and open to the public. Sept. 22  Fiction reading by Amber Sparks Sept. 29  Poetry reading by Trevor Joyce Oct. 13  Fiction reading by Rion Amilcar Scott Oct. 27  Poetry reading by Pattie McCarthy and Jenn McCreary…

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The Pluralism of Latin American Music

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Auditorium,
Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A talk by Dr. Stuart Marrs, Professor of Music, University of Maine. Part of the Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Series 2016. The talk will be followed by a reception. Free and open to the public.

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Veazie Art in the Park — Celebration of Veazie Dam Removal

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Riverside Park,
Veazie, ME United States

The town of Veazie, along with the efforts of sculpture professor Greg Ondo from the University of Maine Art Department, is hosting a celebration of the Veazie dam removal. Funded in part through a Burning Man Global Art Grant in partnership with the University of Maine Humanities Center, the event will take place on Friday, Sept. 30 from 5–7 p.m. at the Riverside Community Park. Music background provided by fiddler player Ellie May Shufro, an onsite workshop for all ages by…

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Dark

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The search for dark matter is the most pressing astrophysical problem of our time — the solution to which will help us understand why the Universe is as it is, where it came from and how it has evolved over billions of years — the unimaginable depths of deep time, of which a human life is but a flickering instant. But in that instant, we can grasp its immensity and, through science, we can attempt to understand it. Trailer Tickets…

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October 2016

Cadenzato Faculty Chamber Music Concert

October 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Minsky Recital Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

For a more information and a full schedule of events, visit umaine.edu/spa/events/.

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the Solar System. Trailer 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 our calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone…

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French Table

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 3, 2016
Little Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Conversation in French. All levels of ability are welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch. Occurs weekly on Mondays when classes are in session.

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Partisan News: A Perspective From Economics

October 3 @ 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
Dunn Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Presented by Daniel F. Stone, Assistant Professor of Economics, Bowdoin College. Part of the Department of Communication and Journalism Fall 2016 Colloquium.

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Guest Lecture: “My Circle of Friends in Electronic Music” with Thomas Buckner

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IMRC Center,
Orono, ME 04469 United States

For a more information and a full schedule of events, visit umaine.edu/spa/events.

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German Table

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 16, 2016
Little Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Conversation in German. All levels of ability are welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch. Occurs weekly on Wednesdays when classes are in session.

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Jazz Combo Night

October 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Minsky Recital Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Spanish Table

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 17, 2016
Little Hall,
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Conversation in Spanish. All levels of ability are welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch. Occurs weekly on Thursdays when classes are in session.

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Hispanics Helping People Help the Land Throughout Maine

October 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Auditorium,
Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A talk by Juan Carlos Hernández, State Conservationist, Misha Vargas, Soil Conservationist and Luis Aponte, Soil Conservationist, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service. Part of the Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Series 2016. The talk will be followed by a reception. Free and open to the public.

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Science Lecture Series: Dr. Caitlin Howell

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Unlocking the Secrets of Proteins: The Rise of Cryo Electron Microscopy presented by Dr. Caitlin Howell, professor of Bioengineering in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering at the University of Maine. Proteins are an essential component of all living things, allowing us to grow, breathe, eat, and even sense our surroundings. However, understanding how proteins are shaped and how they work can be one of the most elusive questions in…

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The To-Night Show at the Emera Astronomy Center

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center,
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

In this all-live late night talk-show styled program, your host will bring you the latest and greatest in astronomy news including NASA missions, new discoveries, and plenty of (bad) jokes. The guest stars on this show are a lot brighter than your usual fare. Come check it out. Intended ages: 10 and up 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 our calendar. Tickets may…

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