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October 2021

2021 University of Maine Clinical Geriatrics Virtual Colloquium: Advancing Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion  in the Delivery of Age-Friendly Health Care

October 25 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

The sixteenth annual University of Maine Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium, "Advancing Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Deliver of Age-Friendly Health Care, will be held Monday, Oct. 25, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Special Notice: To respect the safety and health of all of our participants, this year’s colloquium will be a virtual event. Deadline for receipt of registrations: Monday, Oct. 18. To register online with a credit card or electronic check, click here. Click here to view the program. About the…

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November 2021

Climate Change Exacerbates Inequality, but does Inequality Exacerbate Climate Change? (online)

November 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

A talk by Cindy Isenhour, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Climate Change, The University of Maine Drawing on interdisciplinary literature on anthropogenic climate drivers and potential emissions reduction, Isenhour argues that while we've long recognized the need to pay attention to issues of power, equity, and justice when planning climate adaptation programs, these issues have been neglected in discussions about mitigation. We’ll consider linkages between inequality and emissions on various scales, from local to global, for addressing inequality as a means…

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Double Header: Activist Scholars and Social Unionism and Academic Freedom, Due Process, and Rights at the University of Maine (online)

November 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

"Activist Scholars and Social Unionism: The Meaning of the Walsh-Sweezy Case at Harvard University, 1935–1938," presented by Nathan Godfried, Professor of History, The University of Maine and "Academic Freedom, Due Process, and Rights at the University of Maine," presented by Lisa Neuman, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Native American Studies, University of Maine. Godfried will describe the controversial “Walsh-Sweezy case” at Harvard and how this case raises significant questions today about academic freedom, faculty governance, faculty unions, and the role…

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