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University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States

February 2019

Truth, Healing and Change in Dawnland

February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Engineering Science Research Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
Free

Wabanaki and Maine communities collaborated on a precedent-setting project: the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission(TRC). Why was the commission necessary? What can this initiative teach us? What might be the impact on current issues in the relationship between Maine and Wabanaki people? Barbara Kates of Maine-Wabanaki REACH will speak and lead discussion. Maine-Wabanaki REACH is a cross-cultural organization working in support of Wabanaki self-determination. REACH initiated and supported the TRC process, and continues work on the TRC recommendations. Refreshments will…

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April 2019

Against My Will: An Open Conversation about Rape Culture, Masculine Identity, and Consent

April 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Engineering Science Research Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
Free

"Against My Will: An Open Conversation about Rape Culture, Masculine Identity, and Consent" will take place from 5:30–7 p.m. at the Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium in Barrows Hall. This moderated town-hall style conversation supports the sharing of difficult experiences in an effort to enhance understanding of the issues surrounding sexual violence and recovery from sexual violence. This event is free and open to the public on a first-come, first served basis. Registration is not required..

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Disruptive Innovation

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hill Auditorium, Engineering Science Research Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States

"Disruptive Innovation," a conversation with industry leaders on the process of invention led by alumni Chuck Peddle, a pioneer in personal computing development; Bruce Fournier, retired Qorvo executive; and Chris Joyce, fab manager, Texas Instruments, South Portland; moderated by alumnus Steve Swan, Texas Instruments. For more information, call 581.1155.

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Dr. Brian Payne, “The Role of ‘Heritage’ in River Restoration: A Case Study of the Taunton River in Massachusetts”Dr. Marla Miller, “Memory Matters: Interpreting Early American Women’s Artisanal Labor in Museums and Historic Sites”

April 8 @ 3:10 pm - 4:30 pm
Hill Auditorium, Engineering Science Research Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States

On Monday, April 8, Brian Payne, Associate Professor of History at Bridgewater State University, will deliver a lecture titled: “The Role of ‘Heritage’ in River Restoration: A Case Study of the Taunton River in Massachusetts.” Part of the History Department’s 2018–19 Symposium Series and one of the Spring 2019 Sustainability Talks of the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, event co-sponsors, the lecture is free and open to the public. It is also supported in part by a…

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