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September 2017

Art Exhibition: Susan Groce and Antonia Small

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 22, 2017

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

This summer, the Lord Hall Gallery on the University of Maine campus hosts exhibitions by two of Maine’s leading artists, both of whom live in Port Clyde. “Susan Groce: Prints and Drawings” will present the work of Groce, a professor of art at UMaine. Both Groce's small- and large-scale images speak to the nature of space and the environment. Through her art, Groce makes visible the complexity and impermanence of the world and “how through environmental time, elemental forces such as wind,…

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Canadians Teaching in the United States

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Coe Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A panel discussion examines the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities faced by Canadian scholars who research and teach in the United States, featuring: Sharrona Pearl Assistant Professor of Communication, Core Faculty in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania and 2017 Geddes W. Simpson Lecturer, University of Maine Mark McLaughlin Assistant Professor of History and Canadian Studies University of Maine Frédéric Rondeau Assistant Professor of French and Assistant Director of the Canadian-American Center University of Maine  

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Spanish Table

September 14 @ 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
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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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2017 Geddes W. Simpson Lecture

September 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The fact and fantasy of face transplant surgery will be the focus of the 16th annual Geddes W. Simpson Lecture. Sharrona Pearl, an assistant professor in the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, will speak on “Face Transplant Surgery and the Meaning of Identity: A history and case study.” Reception to follow.

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New Writing Series — Joanna Ruocco (Fiction)

September 14 @ 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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Art Exhibition: Susan Groce and Antonia Small

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 22, 2017

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

This summer, the Lord Hall Gallery on the University of Maine campus hosts exhibitions by two of Maine’s leading artists, both of whom live in Port Clyde. “Susan Groce: Prints and Drawings” will present the work of Groce, a professor of art at UMaine. Both Groce's small- and large-scale images speak to the nature of space and the environment. Through her art, Groce makes visible the complexity and impermanence of the world and “how through environmental time, elemental forces such as wind,…

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Clark Observatory Dedication

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Members of the UMaine community are invited to attend the dedication of the new Clark Observatory on Friday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The historic Alvin Clark eight inch refractor, originally installed in 1900, has been relocated to the grounds of Emera Astronomy Center in a new roll-off roof facility.  This observatory will be used by university students and open to the general public following evening planetarium programs. Program for the Dedication 4 p.m.  Light refreshments served at…

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In My Backyard

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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With song and colorful animation it is an adventure to explore a backyard like this one with children’s song writer, Fred Penner, of Nickelodeon fame. His excitement and love of nature takes visitors on a tour of daytime discovery and then the wonders of the night sky. The changing seasons, rainbows, constellation patterns, planets and moon phases set to music are just a few of the treats in store. From day to night to sunrise, looking at the world and…

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Pedagogy Roundtable: Skills-Based Approaches for Teaching Academic Integrity

September 18 @ 12:00 pm
Dunn Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Participants: Dana Carver-Bialer, CMJ Doctoral Student Lily Herakova, Lecturer, Communication and Journalism Bryan Picciotto, CMJ Doctoral Student Tyler Quiring, CMJ Doctoral Student Holly Schreiber, Assistant Professor, Communication and Journalism Part of the CMJ Colloquium Series Fall 2017.

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History Department Symposium: Eliga Gould on the Treaty that Created the Early American Republic

September 18 @ 3:10 pm - 4:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
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Eliga Gould, Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire, will deliver a lecture titled: "Crucible of Peace: The Turbulent History of the Treaty that Created the American Republic.” The event is part of the History Department's 2017–18 Symposium Series and will be held at 3:10 p.m. in the Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall.

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Book Reading and Signing — Susan Poulin, Author of The Sweet Life

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Franco-American Centre, Crossland Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Actress and author Susan Poulin, the “funniest woman in Maine,” follows her popular “self-help” book, "Finding Your Inner Moose," with more advice, this time taking a crack at love. In "The Sweet Life," Poulin, through her poplular alter-ego and stage character Ida LeClair, tells readers how to keep their relationships from turning sour using her trademark blend of humor and heart. For more information, click here.

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Art Exhibition: Susan Groce and Antonia Small

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 22, 2017

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

This summer, the Lord Hall Gallery on the University of Maine campus hosts exhibitions by two of Maine’s leading artists, both of whom live in Port Clyde. “Susan Groce: Prints and Drawings” will present the work of Groce, a professor of art at UMaine. Both Groce's small- and large-scale images speak to the nature of space and the environment. Through her art, Groce makes visible the complexity and impermanence of the world and “how through environmental time, elemental forces such as wind,…

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French Table

September 19 @ 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
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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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Honor Our Dead and Fight Like Hell for the Living

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A lecture by author, educator and activist Z. Nicolazzo,assistant professor in the Adult and Higher Education Program, and a faculty associate in the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Northern Illinois University. Nicolazzo examines the legacies of resistance, resilience, and love of trans people, especially the trans women of color who have been all but been erased from what is now known as the LGBT Rights Movement. Nicolazzo's research focuses on mapping gender across college contexts, with…

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Art Exhibition: Susan Groce and Antonia Small

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 22, 2017

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

This summer, the Lord Hall Gallery on the University of Maine campus hosts exhibitions by two of Maine’s leading artists, both of whom live in Port Clyde. “Susan Groce: Prints and Drawings” will present the work of Groce, a professor of art at UMaine. Both Groce's small- and large-scale images speak to the nature of space and the environment. Through her art, Groce makes visible the complexity and impermanence of the world and “how through environmental time, elemental forces such as wind,…

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Art Exhibition: Susan Groce and Antonia Small

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 22, 2017

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

This summer, the Lord Hall Gallery on the University of Maine campus hosts exhibitions by two of Maine’s leading artists, both of whom live in Port Clyde. “Susan Groce: Prints and Drawings” will present the work of Groce, a professor of art at UMaine. Both Groce's small- and large-scale images speak to the nature of space and the environment. Through her art, Groce makes visible the complexity and impermanence of the world and “how through environmental time, elemental forces such as wind,…

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Spanish Table

September 21 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
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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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New Writing Series — Mark Tardi (Poetry)

September 21 @ 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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Touchstones of Inspiration: Notes from a Sculptor

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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A lecture by Hugh Lassen. For more information about Hugh Lassen and his work, visit hughlassen.com.  

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Experiences as a Latino that Influenced a Career

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
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Free

This is the first lecture in the Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture Series 2017. Presented by Rachelle Tome, a former Chief Academic Office for the Maine Department of Education. Free and open to the public. A reception will follow the lecture. To view the series flyer, click here.

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