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November 2017

Hate Speech is Free Speech

November 13 @ 12:00 pm
Dunn Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A presentation by Paul Grosswiler, Professor, Communication and Journalism. Part of the CMJ Colloquium Series Fall 2017.

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NaNoWriMo Write-In

November 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 13, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on November 20, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on November 30, 2017 at 4:00pm

Fogler Library, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which means participants around the world are attempting to complete a novel (50,000 words) in a single month. Are you participating in NaNoWriMo? Do you want a place to work on your writing alongside other writers? Then come to a NaNoWriMo Write-In at Fogler Library.  Meetings will be held in the CETA Room from 4–5 p.m. on Nov. 9, 13, 20 and 30. All writers are welcome.

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WWII Incarceration of Japanese Americans and Why It Matters Today

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A talk by Tom Ikeda, Director of Densho, a grassroots organization that preserves the stories of Japanese Americans interned during WWII following President Roosevelt's executive order 9066. The organization also educates and provides resources to those interested in learning more.

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Carved Stone: Maine Artists

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 17, 2017

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

An exhibition of sculpture by Maine artists.  

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French Table

November 14 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 8, 2017

Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Little Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

No matter your level, bring your lunch and join us on Tuesdays for conversation in French. This event is held every Tuesday when classes are in session.  

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Tuesdays at the IMRC — Visiting Artist Series

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 3, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on October 17, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on November 7, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on November 14, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on December 5, 2017 at 7:00pm

IMRC Center Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Intermedia MFA "Tuesdays at the IMRC" Lecture Series provides the UMaine, Orono and Bangor community with a diverse schedule of compelling speakers, and performances by contemporary and interdisciplinary artists and performers from around the country and world. All events are free, open to the public and take place at the Innovative Media Research Commercialization Center, located in Stewart Commons at the University of Maine, at 7 p.m. For more information, including the schedule of upcoming events, visit imrccenter.com/fall-2017-imfa-imrc-visiting-artist-series/.

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Tuesdays at the IMRC — Visiting Artist Series

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
IMRC Center Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Intermedia MFA "Tuesdays at the IMRC" Lecture Series provides the UMaine, Orono and Bangor community with a diverse schedule of compelling speakers, and performances by contemporary and interdisciplinary artists and performers from around the country and world. Sam Van Aken uses performance, video, and installation to distort expectations and force critical encounters. “I approach art as a situation, rather than creating an image and having people perceive it,” he has said. Van Aken creates works that are multi-sensory and often large in both…

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Carved Stone: Maine Artists

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 17, 2017

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

An exhibition of sculpture by Maine artists.  

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Native American Heritage Month Flag Raising Ceremony and Reception

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
On the Mall in front of Fogler Library, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Reception and discussion hosted by Dr. Darren Ranco will be held in the Memorial Union, Bangor Room following the flag raising. Click here to view the event flyer.  

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Researchers in Residence Artist Lecture — Ken Rinaldo and Amy Youngs

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
AP/PE Space, IMRC, Stewart Commons, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

The IMRC and the Intermedia MFA program are proud to announce the IMRC Fall 2017 Researchers in Residence, Ken Rinaldo and Amy Youngs from the Art and Technology program at the Ohio State University. Rinaldo and Youngs will be arriving the third week of November and will provide opportunities for students from the Intermedia MFA, New Media and Art dept. to assist in producing a new project for the Stewart Commons lobby, titled “Machine Garden.” Initial 3D design models of…

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Carved Stone: Maine Artists

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 17, 2017

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

An exhibition of sculpture by Maine artists.  

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Old-Time French Canadian Dancing

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
Franco-American Centre, Crossland Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A leading participant in the lively old-time French Canadian dancing will be Cindy Larock from Lewiston. Larock has served for several years as a master artist for the Maine Arts Commission's Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, through which she teaches a variety of Quebecois folk dance styles, including contras and squares as well as step dancing. Accompanying her will be vintage fiddler Lionel Doucette of Brewer, who grew up in the St. John Valley where he was steeped in the Acadian…

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Spanish Table

November 16 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Thursday, repeating until December 8, 2017

Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Little Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

No matter your level, bring your lunch and join us for conversation in Spanish. This event is held every Thursday when classes are in session.  

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Four Foundational Theories of Labor Activism in Maine: The Knights of Labor, the AFL, the IWW, and the Socialist Part of Eugene Debs

November 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A talk by Marc Cryer, Director of the Bureau of Labor Education, UMaine. 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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Parallel Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods for Bayesian Analysis of Big Data

November 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States

A talk by Professor Erin Conlon, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University Massachusetts Amherst. Snacks at 3:15 p.m., lecture at 3:30 p.m. Part of the Mathematics Colloquium series. Click here for information about other events in the series.  

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The Life of Ideas, Notions, and Concepts — Humanities Approaches to Aging Across the Ages

November 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
AP/PE Space, IMRC, Stewart Commons, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A series consisting of two panels by UMaine Humanities professors and two lectures by visiting scholars, moderated by Frédéric Rondeau, Assistant Director of the Canadian-American Center and Assistant Professor of French. Participants: Steve Evans (English) “Late Style: A Feminist Future for a Category of Patriarchal Aesthetics?” Justin Wolff (Art History) “Passé: Notes on Connoisseurship & Art History” "Some ideas get old. Some revive after decades of turmoil. Some seem gone forever, and then come back. The decline and the renaissance…

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Carved Stone: Maine Artists

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 17, 2017

Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

An exhibition of sculpture by Maine artists.  

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American Indian Student Organization (AISO) Student Social

November 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
University Mall, W Mall Rd., University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The social will be held on the University Mall, or in the North Pod of the Memorial Union in the event of inclement weather.

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Phantom of the Universe

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment, Phantom of the Universe immerses audiences in the search for dark matter. Explore this mysterious matter and how we are using discoveries at the Large Hadron Collider to get closer to discovering the true nature of dark matter. View the first hints of its existence through the eyes of Fritz Zwicky, the…

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Cosmic Journey

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 26, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Volcanoes tower 80,000 feet above a barren surface. Monstrous hurricanes rage for 400 years. And multicolored rings sit suspended in space. In Cosmic Journey: A Solar System Adventure, you will travel through our solar system faster than the speed of light, taking in the wonders of the planets and their moons. 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…

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