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Dissertation Defense: Daniela Veliz Calderon

Dissertation Defense: Daniela Veliz Calderon

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Higher Education “The Socialization of International Women Faculty”

Film Series: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change

Film Series: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a viewing of “There Once was an Island.” There will be a discussion following the film, facilitated by Dr. Jim Roscoe, Professor of Anthropology.

CANCELLED: UMaine Artist Lecture Series: Caroline Woolard

CANCELLED: UMaine Artist Lecture Series: Caroline Woolard

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The University of Maine Intermedia MFA program is pleased to announce the artists for the Spring 2014 Visiting Artist Series. Each artist will present a public lecture or performance in 104 IMRC, Stewart Commons at the University of Maine campus in Orono, Maine. Caroline Woolard is an artist and organizer based in Brooklyn, New York. Making […]

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How to Best Serve the Gender Variant Communities within Education

How to Best Serve the Gender Variant Communities within Education

April 2 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Einstein Scott Hickman, M.Ed, LCPC-C, CADC. Clinical Therapist, Advocate, and Educator

Italian Table

Italian Table

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Italian conversation and brown bag lunch

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Engels’s Incoherent Theory of Religion

Engels’s Incoherent Theory of Religion

April 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

A part of the Spring 2014 Socialist and Marxist Studies Series Professor Robert Segal, Religious Studies, The University of Aberdeen, will present.

Do the Social Sciences Bear on Either the Truth or Falsity of Religious Belief

Do the Social Sciences Bear on Either the Truth or Falsity of Religious Belief

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A part of the Spring 2014 Socialist and Marxist Studies Series Professor Robert Segal, Religious Studies, The University of Aberdeen, will present.

The UMaine New Writing Series Presents: Deb Olin Unferth

The UMaine New Writing Series Presents: Deb Olin Unferth

April 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Fiction   If you have a disability that requires accommodation for a NWS event, please contact Ann Smith in the office of Disability Support Service, 121 East Annex, 581-2319 (Voice) or 581-2311 (TDD).

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Arabic Table

Arabic Table

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conversation in Arabic and brown bag lunch.

ArtWorks, Children’s art classes

ArtWorks, Children’s art classes

April 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

ArtWorks!, an art program for students in grades K through Middle School, provides children an opportunity to explore the world of art through hands-on experiences with a variety of art learning activities. The spring ArtWorks! session will run for five consecutive weeks with classes held on Friday afternoons from 3:30–5 p.m. in Lord Hall on […]

Voice Faculty Recital

Voice Faculty Recital

April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Featuring Marcia Gronewold Sly, Karen Pendleton, Fran Vogt and Lud Hallman   For tickets or disability accommodations call the Collins Center for the Arts, 207.581.1755

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Collegiate Chorale

Collegiate Chorale

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For tickets, or disability accommodations, call the Collins Center for the Arts, 207.581.1755.

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French Table

French Table

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

French conversation and brown bag lunch.

Spanish Table

Spanish Table

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Spanish conversation and brown bag lunch.

German Table

German Table

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

German conversation and brown bag lunch.

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Chamber Music Concert

Chamber Music Concert

April 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For tickets, or disability accommodations, call the Collins Center for the Arts, 207-581-1755.

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The Owners of the World: Chomskyan Reflections

The Owners of the World: Chomskyan Reflections

April 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

A part of the Spring 2014 Socialist and Marxist Studies Series Professor Fred Dallmayr, Philosophy and Political Science, The University of Notre Dame, will present

Italian Table

Italian Table

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Italian conversation and brown bag lunch

Guitar Ensemble

Guitar Ensemble

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For tickets, or disability accommodations, call the Collins Center for the Arts, 207-581-1755.

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ADVANCE 2013 Career Recognition Awards

ADVANCE 2013 Career Recognition Awards

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Awardee Dr. Kate Beard-Tisdale, School of Computing and Information Science, A Passage in Space and Time Join us in celebrating the significant achievements of outstanding women scientists at the University of Maine Registration required for all events. March 27 & April 10 events include lunch. RSVP to the Rising Tide Center: 581.3439 or risingtide@maine.edu

2013-2014 Philosophy Colloquium Series

2013-2014 Philosophy Colloquium Series

April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

“Taming Leviathan: Toward a Global Alliance for Peace” by Fred Dallmayr, Professor of Philosophy and Political Science,The University of Notre Dame The 2013-2014 Philosophy Colloquium Series is partially funded through a grant from Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series. All programs are free and open to the UMaine community and the public. For more information, contact Professor Doug […]

Taming Leviathan: Toward a Global Alliance for Peace

Taming Leviathan: Toward a Global Alliance for Peace

April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A part of the Spring 2014 Socialist and Marxist Studies Series Professor Fred Dallmayr, Philosophy and Political Science, The University of Notre Dame, will present.

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Arabic Table

Arabic Table

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conversation in Arabic and brown bag lunch.

ArtWorks, Children’s art classes

ArtWorks, Children’s art classes

April 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

ArtWorks!, an art program for students in grades K through Middle School, provides children an opportunity to explore the world of art through hands-on experiences with a variety of art learning activities. The spring ArtWorks! session will run for five consecutive weeks with classes held on Friday afternoons from 3:30–5 p.m. in Lord Hall on […]

“Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley

“Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Produced by Maine Masque Directed by Nellie Kelly Tickets available at the SPA Online Box Office, umaine.edu/spa/tickets/, for disability accommodations, call 207.581.1781.

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“Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley

“Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Produced by Maine Masque Directed by Nellie Kelly Tickets available at the SPA Online Box Office, umaine.edu/spa/tickets/, for disability accommodations, call 207.581.1781.

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“Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley

“Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Produced by Maine Masque Directed by Nellie Kelly   Tickets available at the SPA Online Box Office, umaine.edu/spa/tickets/, for disability accommodations, call 207.581.1781.

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Dissertation Defense: Stefano Vendrame

Dissertation Defense: Stefano Vendrame

April 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Food and Nutrition Sciences “The Effects of Dietary Wild Blueberry on Inflammation Lipid Metabolism and Endothelial Function in a Model of Metabolic Syndrome: A Nutrigenomics Approach”

French Table

French Table

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

French conversation and brown bag lunch.

Spanish Table

Spanish Table

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Spanish conversation and brown bag lunch.

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Dissertation Defense: Johanna Prince

Dissertation Defense: Johanna Prince

April 15 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Individualized Instructional Technology and Educational Leadership “A Case Study of English Language Learners in a Digital Classroom: Exploring the Experience of Students and Teachers Using iPads for Linguistic Development and Content Knowledge Acquisition”

“Papal Bulls, the Doctrine of Discovery, and Penobscot Historiography”

“Papal Bulls, the Doctrine of Discovery, and Penobscot Historiography”

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Papal Bulls, the Doctrine of Discovery, and Penobscot Historiography.” A public lecture by the Distinguished Professor Emerita Annette Kolodny The original medieval Papal bulls that set out the legal parameters for what became known as “the Doctrine of Discovery” effectively constructed the language by which early explorers claimed to have “discovered” and “taken possession” of […]

Brass Night

Brass Night

April 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For tickets, or disability accommodations, call the Collins Center for the Arts, 207-581-1755.

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Oral Defense: Sarah Groves

Oral Defense: Sarah Groves

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Candidate for the Master of the Arts Degree in English “I’lll Be Back for You: Exploring Duality and Negation Through Time Travel”

Reclaiming a Woman’s History by Discovering Her Suffrage Banners

Reclaiming a Woman’s History by Discovering Her Suffrage Banners

April 16 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Posie Cowan, Independent Scholar and Great-Grand Daughter of Meredith Slides, a suffragist from Virginia and member of the National Woman’s Party

Italian Table

Italian Table

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Italian conversation and brown bag lunch

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Oral Defense: Timothy Garrity

Oral Defense: Timothy Garrity

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Candidate for the Master of Arts Degree in History “‘All the Island Boys are Gone’: The Civil War in Down East Maine”  

Oral Defense: Stephanie Leonard

Oral Defense: Stephanie Leonard

April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Candidate for the Master of Art Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies “Public Art and Public Education”

The UMaine New Writing Series Presents: Jennifer Scappettone

The UMaine New Writing Series Presents: Jennifer Scappettone

April 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Poetry and Translation   If you have a disability that requires accommodation for a NWS event, please contact Ann Smith in the office of Disability Support Service, 121 East Annex, 581-2319 (Voice) or 581-2311 (TDD).

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Oral Defense: Adam Kosan

Oral Defense: Adam Kosan

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Candidate for the Master of Arts Degree in English “The voice…this passing night”

Oral Defense: Graham Morehead

Oral Defense: Graham Morehead

April 18 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Candidate for the Master of Science Degree in Computer Science “A Complex-Systems Approach to Simulating the Sea Urchin Ecology”

Arabic Table

Arabic Table

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conversation in Arabic and brown bag lunch.

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The Maine Fulbright Chapter Presents: A Distinguished Panel on The Current Crisis in the Ukraine

The Maine Fulbright Chapter Presents: A Distinguished Panel on The Current Crisis in the Ukraine

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Program: Jane Knox Professor Emerita of Russian and Eurasian Studies, Bowdoin College “Fears of the Turkic Muslim Minority, the Crimean Tatar” 2:00-2:30pm (talk and Q&A)   Michael Klimov Lecturer in Russian, Bowdoin College “Nationalistic West and Pro-Russian East: A Personal Perspective” 2:30-3:00pm (talk and Q&A)   Paul Josephson Professor of History and Chair, Program in […]

Opera Workshop

Opera Workshop

April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For advance tickets, or disability accommodations, call the Collins Center for the Arts, 207-581-1755. Tickets are also available at the door.

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Oral Defense: Jamie Carter

Oral Defense: Jamie Carter

April 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Candidate for the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Degree in Maine Studies “Little Italy in Portland, ME! Village Values in an Urban Environment”

French Table

French Table

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

French conversation and brown bag lunch.

Spanish Table

Spanish Table

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Spanish conversation and brown bag lunch.

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Dissertation Defense: Jincy Joseph

Dissertation Defense: Jincy Joseph

April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Candidate for Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Chemistry “Chemical Composition, Aging Reactions and Stabilization of Bio-oils”

Percussion Ensemble

Percussion Ensemble

April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For tickets, or disability accommodations, call the Collins Center for the Arts, 207-581-1755.  

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Oral Defense: Anthony Elkins

Oral Defense: Anthony Elkins

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Candidate for the Master of Arts Degree in English Literature “LOAM (PR. L:UM)”

Obstacles and Opportunities: Women Breaking Barriers in Environmental Fields

Obstacles and Opportunities: Women Breaking Barriers in Environmental Fields

April 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

A roundtable discussion representing women working in the areas of environmental justice, stewardship, preservation, restoration, and policy. Light refreshments will be provided and audience participatoin in the discussion is highly encouraged.   Co-Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Coalition

Italian Table

Italian Table

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Italian conversation and brown bag lunch

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Oral Defense: Addie Pelletier

Oral Defense: Addie Pelletier

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Candidate for the Master of Arts Degree in Communication Science and Disorders “The Relationship Between Speaking Voice and Gender Identity Among Transgender and Transsexual Individuals”

The UMaine New Writing Series Presents: MA Thesis Reading

The UMaine New Writing Series Presents: MA Thesis Reading

April 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Poetry   If you have a disability that requires accommodation for a NWS event, please contact Ann Smith in the office of Disability Support Service, 121 East Annex, 581-2319 (Voice) or 581-2311 (TDD).

Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For tickets, or disability accommodations, call the Collins Center for the Arts, 207-581-1755.  

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In and Out of Place: Finding Home in Franco America

In and Out of Place: Finding Home in Franco America

April 25 @ 9:00 am - April 27 @ 5:00 pm

In and Out of Place: Finding Home in Franco America is a symposium sponsored by the University of Maine Humanities Initiative and organized by the Franco-American Centre and Franco American Studies program. The symposium’s keynote speaker is Clark Blaise, a Canadian author, graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, founder of the post-graduate program in creative […]

Arabic Table

Arabic Table

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conversation in Arabic and brown bag lunch.

Oral Defense: Derrick Cox

Oral Defense: Derrick Cox

April 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Candidate for the Master of Arts Degree in Mathematics “Computational Analysis of Mammograms Using the Metric Space Technique”

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In and Out of Place: Finding Home in Franco America

In and Out of Place: Finding Home in Franco America

April 25 @ 9:00 am - April 27 @ 5:00 pm

In and Out of Place: Finding Home in Franco America is a symposium sponsored by the University of Maine Humanities Initiative and organized by the Franco-American Centre and Franco American Studies program. The symposium’s keynote speaker is Clark Blaise, a Canadian author, graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, founder of the post-graduate program in creative […]

“Gianni Schicchi” by Giacomo Puccini

“Gianni Schicchi” by Giacomo Puccini

April 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Ludlow Hallman, Guest Conductor University Orchestra, Anatole Wieck, Director   For tickets or disability accommodations call the Collins Center for the Arts, 207.581.1755

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In and Out of Place: Finding Home in Franco America

In and Out of Place: Finding Home in Franco America

April 25 @ 9:00 am - April 27 @ 5:00 pm

In and Out of Place: Finding Home in Franco America is a symposium sponsored by the University of Maine Humanities Initiative and organized by the Franco-American Centre and Franco American Studies program. The symposium’s keynote speaker is Clark Blaise, a Canadian author, graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, founder of the post-graduate program in creative […]

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French Table

French Table

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

French conversation and brown bag lunch.

Spanish Table

Spanish Table

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Spanish conversation and brown bag lunch.

German Table

German Table

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

German conversation and brown bag lunch.

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Oral Defense: Shannon Chapin

Oral Defense: Shannon Chapin

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Candidate for the Master of Science Degree in Ecology and Environmental Science “The Application of Spatial Modeling Tools to Predict Native Bee Abundance in Maine’s Lowbush Blueberries”

Oral Defense: Peter Thompson

Oral Defense: Peter Thompson

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Candidate for the Master of Arts in History Degree “Return of Conception: Wilhelm Reich’s Later Work as a Product of European Cultural Modernism”

UMaine Artist Lecture Series: Mary Walling Blackburn

UMaine Artist Lecture Series: Mary Walling Blackburn

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The University of Maine Intermedia MFA program is pleased to announce the artists for the Spring 2014 Visiting Artist Series. Each artist will present a public lecture or performance in 104 IMRC, Stewart Commons at the University of Maine campus in Orono, Maine. Mary Walling Blackburn’s work ranges from art installation and network-based media to video […]

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Italian Table

Italian Table

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Italian conversation and brown bag lunch

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