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Phi Betta Kappa Visiting Scholar, University Of Maine Chapter Of Phi Beta Kappa Nov 2002

Phi Betta Kappa Visiting Scholar, University Of Maine Chapter Of Phi Beta Kappa

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A Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar wíll gíve a public talk of general interest on the occasion of the Phí Beta Kappa annual initiation ceremony (Apríl 17, 2003). The speaker, Prof . William P. Reinhardt of the University of Washington will also interact with students and faculty during his two day visit.


Three Bands Concert, School Of Performing Arts Nov 2002

Three Bands Concert, School Of Performing Arts

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The concert will be directed by Steve Reineke, a noted composer of band music and arranger for the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. He will work with a local middle school band, a local high school band, and the UMaine Concert Band to present a benefit concert for the public. Last year, Cultural Affairs helped bring Mr. Reineke to Maine, and his visit was so well received that we are asking him to return.


Guitar Master Class And Concert, School Of Performing Arts Nov 2002

Guitar Master Class And Concert, School Of Performing Arts

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Department Of Art, Guest Lecture Series, University Of Maine, Department Of Art Nov 2002

Department Of Art, Guest Lecture Series, University Of Maine, Department Of Art

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Similarly in the Spring 2003 Visiting Artist lecturer Series, the Department of Art intends to span the range of departmental interests and activities. Experts in diverse fields will be on-campus this spring, providing stimulating and cutting-edge points of view and practice in fields ranging from learners at-risk to Installation Art and ceramic sculpture, a new Department area at the University of Maine. These three experts, who will be our focus in the Spring semester, present a richness of international perspectives essential to intellectual excitement for teaching and learning in the Visual Arts.


The Native American Success Story: Indian Gaming Is Rebuilding Indian Communiites, Hudson Museum Nov 2002

The Native American Success Story: Indian Gaming Is Rebuilding Indian Communiites, Hudson Museum

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After September 11th- Images From Ground Zero, Museum Of Art Sep 2002

After September 11th- Images From Ground Zero, Museum Of Art

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lmplementation: The Joel Meyerowitz Exhibit will be a premier event of the Museum of Art opening at Norumbega Hall in downtown Bangor. Exhibitions, tours and related programs will be available at a minimal admission fee to the general public, free to University of Maine students. Press releases are sent to local, state and regional media, local schools, arts-related and art-specific publications. Exhibition announcements reach a current mailing list of 3,700, Educational outreach will consist of a gallery talk the night of the opening reception as well as directed tours for student, civic and senior citizen groups. The exhibition will ...


New Writing Series - Fall 2002, English Department Sep 2002

New Writing Series - Fall 2002, English Department

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The programming for the fall semester began in mid-September (with capacity audiences of 70 people) and will consist of ten events by semester's end:The Series is fortunate to be hosting a diverse array of emergent and established writers, with poets from Nigeria (Chinyere Grace Okafor), Jamaica (Mark McMorris), Australia (John Tranter), Canada (Robin Blaser) and Israel (Benjamin Hollander) joining multicultural American writers like Brian Kim Stefans (Korean American) and Mexican American (Roberto Tejada).


Charles Yoder Lecture And Exhibition Of Paintings, Department Of Art Sep 2002

Charles Yoder Lecture And Exhibition Of Paintings, Department Of Art

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For this reason, the Art Department is requesting funds to support "Natural Resources," an exhibition of paintings by University of Maine alumni Charles Yoder. Mr. Yoder's recent works are paintings of trees, created in his studio from manipulated photographs. His paintings have been described as deceptively simple, widely accessible, thought-provoking and mysterious. Essayist Howard McCalebb points out: "Yoder's paintings remind us that it may be time for us to slow down and think about....where we are going. We should not depend too much on painting and photography as the way to preserve our natural legacy.... As much ...


Guest Artist - Gottfried Wagner, School Of Performing Arts Sep 2002

Guest Artist - Gottfried Wagner, School Of Performing Arts

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On Monday, November 4, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences of the University of Maine will present a lecture entitled "From Wagner to Hitler: Anti-Semitism and Culture in Germany." The speaker will be Gottfried Wagner, great grandson of the composer Richard Wagner and will be jointly sponsored by the School of Performing Arts and the Departments of History and Modern languages and Classics. A reception sponsored by the Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine will follow. The lecture will take place ln Room 100 of Donald P. Corbett Business Building and there is no admission fee.


The Rocky Horror Show, School Of Performing Arts Sep 2002

The Rocky Horror Show, School Of Performing Arts

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Words written over 2,000 years ago by Aristotle still hold true for theatre today. He said that in addition to Character, Plot, Dictíon, Song, and Thought, every play should contain Spectacular elements. Spectacle is exactly what Sandra Hardy is proposing for her fall 2002 production , Rocky Horror Show.


Colloquium Series 2002-2003, Department Of Philosophy Sep 2002

Colloquium Series 2002-2003, Department Of Philosophy

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Six speakers have been scheduled. (1) Prof . Mark McPherran (UMF), October 17; (2) Prof.. Thomas Huhn (,Wesleyan University), Dec 5; (3) Prof . Gregg Horowítz (Vanderbilt University), February 27:' (4) Prof. Jessica Miller (UM), February 20; (5) Prof. Jennífer Gosetti (UM), ApríL 24; (6) Prof. Andre¡^r Light (Universfty of Texas-Austin), April 10.


Lecture-Feminist Reverberations: Critiques Of Power And Forms Of Resistance In The Age Of Globalization, University Of Maine Sep 2002

Lecture-Feminist Reverberations: Critiques Of Power And Forms Of Resistance In The Age Of Globalization, University Of Maine

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Rimers Of Eldritch, School Of Performing Arts Jun 2002

Rimers Of Eldritch, School Of Performing Arts

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The Rimers of Eldritch is Marcia Douglas's selection for spring 2003. Born in Lebanon, Missouri, in '1934, playwright Landford Wilson tackles the closed-mindedness of small towns. In 1965, Wilson. who has been compared_with Tennessee Williams, William lnge and Lillian Hellman, wrote Eldritch about a murder in a town of that name. In it, he senses the rhythm of Bible Belt America, with its capability for the vicious, despite its moralism.


Three Bands Concert- Guest Steve Reineke, School Of Performing Arts May 2002

Three Bands Concert- Guest Steve Reineke, School Of Performing Arts

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The concert, scheduled for April at Maine Center for the Arts, attracts close to 600 people to campus for the event. This year, the Old Town Middle School and Hampden Academy have already agreed to participate and they have each comm¡tted $700 to offset expenses. The guest artist will be Steve Reineke, a noted composer of band music who is also an arranger for the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. A complete bio is attached for Mr. Reineke. ln addition to the public concert, Mr. Reineke will work with the two guest bands in their schools, and he will guest-lecture in ...


Black Bear Men's Choir, University Of Maine Apr 2002

Black Bear Men's Choir, University Of Maine

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The University of Maine Black Bear Men's Chorus (BBC) was established this past September. There are currently 25 members in the group, representing UMaine students, faculty and staff as well as individuals from the surrounding community. The BBC operates under the auspices of the School of Performing Arts (Prof. Dennis Cox, Director of Choral Activities). However, the group does not yet receive departmental funding and is not a for-credit class. All-male choirs and glee clubs enjoy long and rich traditions throughout the US and the world (the oldest collegiate choir is a men's glee club). Yet the opportunity ...


Philosophy Colloquium 2001-2002, Department Of Philosophy Apr 2002

Philosophy Colloquium 2001-2002, Department Of Philosophy

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Guest Artist - Brian Banks, School Of Performing Arts Apr 2002

Guest Artist - Brian Banks, School Of Performing Arts

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Dr. Banks will not be performing himself, but his works will be performed by soloists from around the state as well as from St. Mary's church and SPA's Athena Consort. He will be present to act as consultant during preparations. The final concerts will occur in two locations: Minsky Recital Hall and at St. Mary's Church. We are requesting funding only for the Minsky Hall concert. We were thrilled to learn that Dr. Banks is honoring the occasion by composing a new piece of music to be performed as a world premiere at the concert in Minsky ...


New Writing Series Spring 2002, English Department Mar 2002

New Writing Series Spring 2002, English Department

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I am writing on behalf of the English Department and the National Poetry Foundation to request the Committee's assistance in continuing the New Writing Series established in the spring of 2000. The $50ffi I am requesting for the spring semester of 2002 represents less than one half of the Series's operating budget (approximately $10,580, not including social events); the remainder of the required funding will be provided by the English Departmenfs Lloyd H. Elliott fund and by several small contributions made by other departments.


Snowshoes: A Gift From Gluskabe, Hudson Museum Mar 2002

Snowshoes: A Gift From Gluskabe, Hudson Museum

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From September 2002 to May 2003, the Hudson Museum will feature Snowshoes: A Gift from Gluskabe. This exhibit will feature over 30 pairs of Northeastern Native American snowshoes,ranging from Ojibway, Huron, and Cree to Penobscot, Micmac and Passamaquoddy examples. Snowshoes were integral to the lifeways of Native Peoples of the Northeast. Today, snowshoeing is a popular winter recreational sport. For Native Peoples the ability to make and use snowshoes was a life skill-passed down by family members from one generation to the next.


New Writing Series, English Department Mar 2002

New Writing Series, English Department

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The primary objectives of the New Writing Series are (i) to make contemporary poetry a regular and valued part of the cultural life at the University of Maine, (ii) to broaden the University's local, national, and international reputation as a site of vibrant cultural exchange and creativity, and (iii) to cultivate links within the University as well as between the University and area secondary schools that foster imaginative approaches to thinking about contemporary poetry.


Sigma Xi , The Scientific Research Society, University Of Maine Chapter Of Sigma Xi Mar 2002

Sigma Xi , The Scientific Research Society, University Of Maine Chapter Of Sigma Xi

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Peace Week 2002, Peace Studies Program Mar 2002

Peace Week 2002, Peace Studies Program

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The Peace Studies Program is organizing our eighth annual Peace Week at the University of Maine for the week of October 2I-25,2002. Our general theme this year is "The Courage for Peace." As we did in 2001, we will be focusing most of our attention this year on hosting a "mini-residency" with our special guest Dr. Louise Diamond.


Visit From Peter Roche, Department For Sociology Feb 2002

Visit From Peter Roche, Department For Sociology

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The Department of Sociology would like to apply for a grant to bring to our campus Professor Peter Roche de Coppens for two full days. Professor Roche de Coppens is a Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychotherapy atEast Stroudsburg University and Adjunct Professor of Education at McGill University in Montreal. He is the author of many books in English, French, and ltalian. Dr. Roche de Coppens has lectured at many universities and research centers around the world. He has trained under Pitirim Sorokin, founder of the sociology department at Harvard University, and Roberto Assagioli of Florence, Italy. In addition to ...


Women's History Celebration, University Of Maine Feb 2002

Women's History Celebration, University Of Maine

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This year's celebration, "Kaleidoscope: Women's History from Diverse Perspectives", js committed to encouraging the academic community to consider history from diverse perspectives. As always, we will provide an array of speakers, pane'ls, films, and displays that will reflect the diversity of women's experiences culturally, religiously, and artistically.