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Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium

University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
(207)581-3217

November 2018

Supporting Indigenous Languages: The Case of Quechua

November 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Américo Mendoza-Mori, a professor of Spanish and Quechua at the University of Pennsylvania, will give a lecture on the possibilities of supporting indigenous languages like Quechua in colleges and universities. Quechua is the most widely spoken indigenous language in the Americas, with nearly 8 million speakers, but UNESCO and other organizations recognize it as an endangered language. The talk will cover the importance of indigenous language planning and revitalization, and how these initiatives can collaborate in the promotion of a…

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December 2018

Rescheduled: Motherland and Wabanaki Women

December 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A public presentation in Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall by Miigam’agan (Mi’kmaq) who will discuss the Wabanaki as matriculture societies and their relationship to the motherland. Part of the Native American Heritage Month programming presented by the University of Maine’s Wabanaki Center and the Office Of Multicultural Student Life in collaboration with American Indian Student Organization and supported in part by the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Fund.

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October 2019

Non-vanishing of automorphic L-functions

October 30, 2019 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Presented by Shenhui Liu.  Part of the Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium Series. 

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November 2019

Metacommutation of primes in locally Eichler orders

November 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Presented by Sara Chari, Bates College.  Part of the Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium Series. 

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McGillicuddy Humanities Center Symposium Lecture with Lisa Brooks

November 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

The Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center presents Abenaki historian and literary scholar Lisa Brooks. Brooks is the author of the recent award-winning book "Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War," and will be speaking as part of this year's symposium theme, "Society, Colonization, and Decolonization." Brooks is a professor of English and American studies at Amherst College, where she specializes in the history of Native American and European interactions from the American colonial period to the…

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December 2019

Screening and Discussion: ‘Black Girl in a Big Dress’

December 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A free, public screening of the web series "Black Girl in a Big Dress," followed by a question-and-answer session. Aydrea Walden is the creator and star of the Webby-nominated series, a period drama-themed comedy that follows the adventures of an awkward, African American Anglophile cosplayer in love with the Victorian Era who’s trying to navigate 21st-century dating with 19th-century ideals. Walden also is a multiple Moth StorySLAM winner and former newspaper reporter, has written for Nickelodeon, Highlander Films, the Now…

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